What, why & how

The Purpose of Church Worship And The Role of Music

Lately, I’ve had the opportunity to visit a wide variety of churches. Every one of them has a very different approach to leading congregational worship. And, as I’m sure I heard Robert Webber say, “I’ve found myself thinking and rethinking” about two very fundamental questions. What is the purpose of church worship? and What is [...]

By |2019-12-09T21:47:07-06:00September 29th, 2017|Leadership, Recommended, Theology|0 Comments

How To Invest In The Destiny of Others: Mentoring, Coaching

Followers of Jesus, and especially leaders, are called to invest in the destiny of others. One way we do that is through intentional coaching and mentoring. The story of Apollos in Acts 18 is a great example of how mentors can help you up-level your game.  […]

By |2017-06-28T14:20:07-05:00June 28th, 2017|Devotional, Leadership|0 Comments

Why Your Church Does Not Sing

Recently I’ve attended several churches as an incognito visitor and I’ve noticed a trend – a lot of people don’t seem to be singing in worship these days! There definitely seems to be a decline in congregational singing from say, 10-15 years ago. Now this is an admittedly subjective observation – I am probably biased [...]

By |2017-04-04T10:01:50-05:00April 4th, 2017|Leadership, Practical Advice|3 Comments

How Can We Change the Way the World Encounters God ?

So I’ve been following along with this series called “The Journey of Worship”” taught by Ray Hughes,at Grace Center in Franklin, TN. You can watch the videos here.  And I got his book “107 Things I Forgot To Say The Last Time I Talked About Worship, Creativity and Music” It’s a guided journal exercise to “slow down”, fully experience [...]

By |2017-03-06T17:05:30-06:00March 6th, 2017|Leadership, Music, Vision|0 Comments

Coaching / Mentoring / Consulting

If you need support, advice, and encouragement in worship ministry, maybe I can help. I’ve been leading, teaching and mentoring in worship ministry for over 20 years. I’ve served as a volunteer and later as full time church staff. I’ve lead the worship ministries of large, medium and small churches. I’ve served as an advisor to [...]

By |2017-02-27T09:44:56-06:00February 26th, 2017|Leadership, Practical Advice, Resources|0 Comments

The Worship Leader / Shepherd

My guest post for Seedbed Worship Design Collective Dear Worship Leader, Choir Director Friends, I encountered something in God’s word the other day that stirred my heart and I want to share it with you. I have a question. Do you ever feel like a hired hand performing a gig? The sheer technology [...]

By |2017-02-11T21:04:11-06:00February 11th, 2017|Leadership, Practical Advice|2 Comments

How To Handle Opposition for the Worship Leader

Dear Uncle Robbie, I’m a tired worship leader ministering at a small church where my husband grew up. I give and give and give and pour out my heart to the Lord. Now, I’m facing opposition from the leadership and congregation at my church. I know it’s a spiritual attack. I know it’s not of [...]

By |2016-06-06T07:37:46-05:00June 6th, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice|4 Comments

To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice

Final installment! In this series we’ve been looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! Epic Fail Number Five: King Saul Disobeys (1 Samuel 13:7-15 1 Samuel 15) In the [...]

By |2016-06-10T17:27:10-05:00May 23rd, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments

Lip Service Won’t Cut It

In this series we’re looking at Five Epic Worship Fails from scripture,  what we can learn from them, and how we can apply their lessons in our lives and ministry. Make sure you read the Introduction first! Epic Fail Number Four: Lip Service: Jesus Confronts The Pharisees (Mark 7:1-13, Matthew 15:8-9) Background of the story. [...]

By |2016-06-10T10:33:54-05:00May 16th, 2016|Leadership, Practical Advice, Seminars, Theology|0 Comments