Worship Leader, Stop Trying to Be Cool

ChurchLeaders | 7/16/2018 | Staff
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I wonder…if Jesus were to evaluate our worship, would cool be a value?

If the Son of God stepped into our Sunday morning services, would impressed be a word He’d use?

Time - Worship - Leaders - People - Deeply

It’s time for the worship leaders to arise who care deeply about people and care deeply about the presence of God. A kind of worship leader who knows the people he serves and knows the God he worships.

If you enjoy fashion, that is no problem. But that’s not your strength as a worship leader.

Voice - Gift - Strength - Leader

If you have a trendy voice, that is a great gift. But it’s not your strength as a worship leader.

If you are a skilled songwriter, that is wonderful. But it’s not your strength as a worship leader.

Ton - Energy - Strength - Leader

If you have a ton of on-stage energy, that will serve you well. But it’s not your strength as a worship leader.

What sets you apart? What makes you a great leader? It’s your ongoing hunger for God’s presence and a deep compassion for people. Period.

Pants - Place - Hunger - God - Compassion

I don’t care if you’re 65 and wear baggy pants. You have a place if you have an ongoing hunger for God and a compassion for people.

I don’t care if you’re young and inexperienced. Hunger for God. Compassion for people.

Cool - Value - Times - Drive - Relevance

Cool isn’t a value. At times, our drive for relevance has simply left us with a Christian alternative to what the world gives. Let’s pursue transcendence. Let’s recapture the mystery of Heaven on earth.

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