“Calling all Worship Leaders” and Top Posts of 2010

Happy New Year to all our readers!  Today we are excited to announce a new feature to the blog.  It is called “Worship Leader Makeover.” One of my passions in life is the corporate worship meeting of the church.   Whether it was as a senior pastor (10 LONG years) or a worship leader, I have been responsible for leading every aspect of the Sunday morning meeting.  I have also studied worship in the church extensively.   All that to say, I think I have earned the right to comment on the current state of “worship” and to encourage those who lead “it”.

Our “Worship Leader Makeover” will feature a regular post for worship leaders.  It will not focus on any technical issues. Rather, I will be sharing foundational things I have learned over the years.  My hope is that one by one, I can encourage other worship leaders, and that true Christ honoring worship would be restored in His church.  It won’t matter if your congregation uses instruments or not, as the things I share will have nothing to do with that.

Disclosure:  I am a full-time musician.  A guitar player (what can I say, God loves me!)  I run my own teaching studio and have traveled… all over the country performing in a country/rock band.  The highlight of this secular musical career was performing for President George W. Bush and his family. 

Look for these posts to begin in January.

Below, I have our top 6 posts from 2010.  Thanks for taking the time to read our blog!

Top 6 Posts of 2010

1.  Does Your Sunday Morning Service Look Like This?

2.  Does God Care How We Worship?

3.  George Barna: The Seeker-Sensitive Church Model: Dumbing Down Disciples

4.  Poll: What is the Most Important Element of Corporate Worship for you Personally?

5.  When Did “Worship” Become the Singing of a Song?

6.  Whatever Happened to the Message of The Cross?

About Jim

Not For Itching Ears is a blog dedicated to discussing the American Evangelical church. It is a place for people to share their thoughts on a host of issues relating to this subject. Jim is available to speak at weekend services, and retreats at no cost to churches in Florida. Contact us for more information.

Posted on January 2, 2011, in Christianity, Church Leadership, Worship and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Looks like the topic of worship was pretty popular in 2010! Looking forward to seeing what you’ve learned…


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