Preparation To Lead Praise & Worship (A Guide)

Hello, I thought I should post helpful tips on how a growing worship leader can prepare to lead a praise & worship session for a church service/event. Here is me writing from how the Holy Spirit has helped me, time and again. I wasn't really taught all of these things this way, but I picked them up as the Holy Spirit helped me. Fundamentally, your offering of praise & worship to God must be given your best efforts at all times. Offering the best starts from your focus and your preparation. God is your focus, not man. Let God be the focus of your desire for giving your best, no...
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Tips For Auditioning New Singers/Musicians Into A Choir

I find these tips very useful for anyone who needs a good audition and admission process for new musicians - singers, guitarists, keyboardist, bassists, drummers, etc. - into a church choir. 10 Tips For Getting New Good Singers and Instrumentalists into a Church Choir 1. Always do a proper audition and make sure the audition is world-class standard and strict enough to get the quality of people you want. How people come into a choir is the most important aspect of a choir. Once you get the wrong people or people not so good in, to get them out will be difficult. If you do a shoddy audi...
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9 Wise Tips for Church Choir Singers and Instrumentalists

Hello! I'm Tommy Tush. I wrote this below from my wealth of experience as a Choir Director for a while now and also because I know 85% of Music Teams in Nigeria are filled with people who don't do music full-time because they work a 8-5 or do business. And also many can sing and play but have refused to join a choir because they are now "busy". Yet they were active singers and instrumentalists in school. If I'm describing you, read the following  9 grenade points. 1. If you find it difficult to be effective in the choir while you're single, if getting trained, building capacity, rehearsi...
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When Music Pastors/Music Directors Play gods!

Some very interesting truths in this write-up... [caption id="attachment_406" align="alignright" width="325"] Bola Mogaji[/caption] In the last few months, I have met and spoken with a few Music Directors, who were once ordinary musicians or vocalists, who have now risen to this heavenly position, due to ability, experience or service to their various ministries. For once, i was able to do a general personal assessment of who they really are, and their contributions to the further growth of the Music Ministry. My Verdict: Most have no clue about the responsibility of the office of...
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What a Worship Leader Actually Does

This is for my fellow worship leaders and everyone in the music ministry. Read and meditate and be blessed. What a Worship Leader ACTUALLY Does Let’s be real. You’re not the best worship leader there is. Neither am I. There will always be a better musician, a better singer, a more charismatic personality, a more organized leader. You’re not the best. But isn’t it good to know that leading our churches isn’t about being the best? World class worship leading is about being hidden more than being noticed. It’s important to distinguish what we actually do and facilitate as worsh...
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20 Signs Of Insecure Musicians/Singers

I find this to be true in many people. If there's something that reflects you in this list, then you need to pray and work on it. 1- A Bassist who is Insecure would detune the Strings after playing especially when another bassist would be playing after him. That's one reason most bassists carry their own Guitars to programs. 2- An Insecure Keyboardist would Transpose the Keyboard and would leave it like that, so the next player comes to play a wrong key. Abi you remember the Musical Rockshow days. 3- A singer who is Insecure does not want anyone else to lead the Songs. 4- A Sin...
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