On Worship Leading...
Choosing Worship Songs
by Steve PruittGetting input from members of the worship team can be helpful in choosing the proper worship songs. If a team member has heard a song that caused them to worship, then it could be good for the entire congregation...Developing a Worship Philosophy
by Steve PruittI personally believe that worship should be the first priority of every church. Worship is meant for God and our most important ministry is to minister to him...Help Would Have Been Nice
by Steve PruittOh how nice it would have been in those early days to have had someone, in the flesh, to help me along...I Finally got it!
by Steve PruittGod doesn't always call the qualified, but he always qualifies the called. He is the one who demands the glory. It is his strength that is made perfect in our weakness...Introducing New Songs
by Steve PruittIntroducing new worship songs to your congregation can be a catalyst for fresh worship responses. Singing new songs often revives the worship experience that has gone stale or has found itself in a rut...Let's do a Jericho March!
by Steve PruittI will never forget that first Sunday morning Renae and I led the worship service...Mentoring: A Perfect Example
by Steve PruittI believe the model Jesus used to train his disciples is one we can incorporate as we mentor future worship leaders. Let's pray that as we mentor others to carry the banner of worship that they will have the impact on the world as Jesus' disciples...Mentoring: An Eternal Investment
by Steve PruittIt is essential for worship pastors/leaders to recognize the anointing and abilities of others and make a place for them to be trained and nurtured...Planning and Leading a Worship Service
by Steve PruittMost of the time beginning a worship set with up beat songs followed by slower songs is best. Celebration or praise seems to pave the way into the more intimate times of worship...Recruiting Worship Team Members
by Steve PruittYou should have a plan for recruiting members for the worship ministry. If you don't one of two things will probably happen. You will never recruit anyone causing your ministry to stagnate, or you will recruit the wrong people...Support Your Local Worship Leader
by Steve PruittAny leadership position is difficult at best. Those who minister among us are taking on a responsibility for which they will be held accountable before God. Not to mention that they cannot reach their maximum effectiveness if they are consistently "taking attitude" from those they are trying to lead...The Gift of Tongues in Corporate Worship
by Steve PruittThe Apostle Paul gave us specific instructions on the use of tongues in our worship gatherings. Though he specifically targets speaking in tongues, I believe the same principle he outlines governs singing in tongues as well...The Head and not the Tail
by Steve PruittI vividly remember the first worship band practice I led as a full time worship leader...The Life of a Mentor
by Steve PruittThe anointing to lead worship doesn't come from doing it like someone else. It doesn't come from good musicianship, vocal ability or a certain musical style. The anointing comes from intimacy with the Father...The Worship Leader: Mentor and Shepherd
by Steve PruittThe ministry of worship leading is a very visible ministry, as visible as that of a pastor. It is imperative to fill that ministry with someone who has the heart of a pastor; a heart for people...The Worship Leader: Worshiper and Servant
by Steve PruittThose who labor in leading the congregation into the presence of God are very important. The goal of every worship leader should be to make their job as easy as possible...To Practice or not to Practice
by Steve PruittDuring corporate rehearsal the worship team learns to flow together as a unit whether it is a contemporary band, choir or orchestra. Each member brings with them their personal practice times and together they become one voice...Who Would Have Thunk it?
by Steve PruittMy journey in worship leading had a humble beginning to say the least...Worship Service Etiquette
by Steve PruittIn no way am I suggesting that we should "water down" our worship to please man, but that we should order our corporate worship so that all who are present have the opportunity to engage in worship, especially those who are less mature...