Wade Steele

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Take Care of the Bride

The second reason that you should develop leaders is to take care of the bride. Our job as worship pastors, our job as shepherds, is to take care of …

Sheep

Do You Know and Love Your People?

I’m gonna flip to Romans 16. This is what it says:<p>“But he told them to greet Priscilla and Aquila.” And he said, “These are my fellow workers in …

Faith

Is It Stress or Burnout?

Working with church leaders, I hear the topic of burnout quite frequently. Am I burned out? What are the signs of burnout? How do I prevent it from …

Workload

7 Tips on Self-Leadership

<i>‘Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself.’ – Pubilius Syrus.</i><p>As Christians and leaders, we are quick to look at our role of leadership as …

Self-help

Are You Good Enough to Write a Worship Song?

As I meet with more and more worship leaders and teams, teaching them about songwriting, I have noticed a troubling mentality among musicians and in …

Communicating well with your worship team is essential. Laura Blankenship explains that poor communication can kill your worship team’s culture:<p>I’ve …

Excellence vs. Perfection

Are you a perfectionist? I know at times I can be, especially when it comes to leading worship. Long before rehearsals even begin, I have a pretty …

I'm Just Not Feeling It

We’ve all been there…we come into corporate worship needing our weekend “escape from reality” and when we don’t get the “goosies” we were expecting, …

Worship Leading 101: Crafting a Setlist

Crafting a setlist is a huge responsibility for worship leaders, and there are many things to factor in while doing so.<p>As worship leaders, how should …

How to Effectively Roster Your Worship Team

Rostering.<p>*Shudder*<p>Just kidding. But not really.<p>Rostering is a part of every worship team. Whether you have 2 people in your team or 200, you …

Can A Worship Leader Really Confess Everything?

You may feel like you can’t confess because of your position of leadership, but the opposite is true. If you don’t confess your sins, you may lose …

Faith

Playing Hurt: Leading Worship Through Pain

Suck it up. Shake it off. Take one for the team. These are adages we often hear from sports coaches and fans. Publicly acknowledging an injury can …

Bachelor's Degree

What’s So Special About Singing on Sundays?

People sing. Everywhere.In their cars. In the shower. In choirs. At football games. At birthdays. At weddings and funerals. At rock concerts. In …

Our Top Blogs: Musicians

Here are some of the top blogs that our musicians have written, from the heart and culture of our team. We’ve hand-picked them for you and your …

Musicians 101: How To Use Tracks

These days, more and more worship teams are using tracks to supplement their live bands and singers. We started using tracks about 3 or 4 years ago, …

Musicians 101: Working With Your Audio Team

As one of our key worship leaders, Jad Gillies always says to our whole creative team, <i>“We are ALL worship leaders”</i>. We are all working together for …

Owning the Music

Every weekend around the globe, cover bands take the stage. The audience size may vary, but they all have one common goal: to lead people in …

Music

5 Things I Learned About Worship From The Best Chef In Austin

My friend Chef David Bull is the Executive Chef at Congress and Second Bar + Kitchen in Austin, Texas. These are two of my favorite restaurants in …

Creating a Culture of Expressive Worshipers: Part 1

Our physical posture and countenance is one of the most important things a worship leader should consider.<p>90% of communication is nonverbal. Think of …

10 Ways To Grow As A Worship Leader

1. Quit being apathetic.<p>“Architects draw buildings everyday. Professional painters paint every day. Designers draw every day. Great songwriters …

Charisma

4 Lies Female Worship Leaders Believe

It is easy for women to experience confusion in their roles as worship leader and/or background vocalists in the Church. Oftentimes, we simply …

5 Habits To Kill Apathy In Your Ministry

Last year, I climbed the highest peak in Texas. It took 6 hours, 4 bottles of water, and by the time I reached the top of the trail in Big Bend …

Writing

Finding the right key for small church worship

Marie’s intro: If there is one topic that we can guarantee lots of comments on, it’s the subject of song keys. On the one hand you have the die-hards …

How to Manage a Team of Creatives

The creative leader often needs to manage and navigate a myriad of complexities amongst people’s giftings, dreams, insecurities, preferred methods, …

How To Speak: Drums

We all would agree that communication is a very important part of being a worship team. Not just socially communicating, but musically as well. When …

Trust - Who is the Root of Our Trust?

Repetition is good for us. We say what we know we should believe, what we want to believe, over and over so it gets stuck in our heads. So the song …

Faith

6 Ways to Develop Worship Leaders For Planting A Church

Training up leaders and expanding ministry go hand in hand.<p>Tweet This: Training up leaders and expanding ministry go hand in hand. @leadworship …

Leading Kids in Worship - Don't Underestimate Your Kids

Before joining the Kids at the Austin Stone worship team I led worship for college aged ministries. With no prior experience teaching kids, …

December Devotion: Unity

Take a little break these days in December and re-center yourself with these devotions from the Sunday| Mag contributors.<i>And above all these put on</i> …

Faith