reading audience photoReading your congregation is an important skill, one which is most often overlooked!  This worship leader podcast looks at how you can read your audience, what they are thinking and how they are reacting, so that you can effectively lead them from where they are to a greater worship experience.

So many worship leaders fail to read they people, and the result is that they worship God and “do their thing” on stage, while the congregation stares into space, watches them or check their cell phones.  No secular performer worth his salt does this, but we seem to think that because we are worshiping we can do what we like, without engaging our audience at all.

Worship leaders, it’s time to get this one right and lead, truly lead our congregations into a deeper relationship with the Lord.  It’s not enough for us to have a good time while they watch, and this worship leader podcast is all about reading the people, knowing if they are with you or not, and gently leading them into a more wonderful relationship with Jesus.  It’s not theory, but this pod is all about how you read them, and how you respond when they are not tracking with you.

A no holes barred worship leader podcast about reading your congregation…

PLUS, if you want to know more about this or anything else regarding worship leading, check out our brand new

Praise and Worship Leader University

With great teaching in stunning HD video, devotionals every single day just for you and free Ebook giveaways, plus loads more.

Do yourself a favor and join for just $1.00… you’ll be so glad you di, and our Online Uni will change the way you lead worship and serve the Lord, guaranteed!

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Photo by New York Public Library

Photo by New York Public Library

Photo by New York Public Library

137- The Heart of Worship

Heart of worshipThis worship leader podcast is about coming back to the heart of worship, and it’s all about Jesus!  You would be forgiven for thinking that it’s all about the performance, or it’s all about the band at times, but in this pod we want to concentrate on the things that really matter, and worship is always going to be about the Lord Himself!

Worship leading needs to be about Christ, we all know that.  But how do you ensure that He is central to what you are doing?  I am not suggesting that your heart is not to serve the Lord, but all of us need to be reminded that, with all the emphasis on excellence, playing right, flowing in worship, creating an atmosphere, the heart of worship is till the most important thing.

So grab a coffee, kick back and relax and enjoy a very special worship leader podcast…

While while you are at it, don’t forget to check out our brand new

Praise and Worship Leader University

We are just about to launch it, so you can get a sneak peak!  It has incredible HD video teaching, daily devotionals and a ton of free books and things for your ministry, so if you have a real heart for worship, train yourself to be the very best worship leader you can possibly be by going to our online university, without leaving home!

Can’t afford a dollar?  Why not ask your pastor to help? Believe me, it will be worth the tiny investment!

136- Unmet Expectations

Expectations UnmetWhen you have unmet expectations you will have people upset and dissatisfied, whether it’s people in your congregation, or whether it’s you!  How do you make sure your congregation’s expectations for worship are met, and how do you handle it if your expectations of the pastor are unmet.

 

We all want to have our expectations met, but you may have been leading worship for a long time with little or no recognition, or you may have just been passed over for a position you know you are perfect for.  How do you manage this disappointment, and how do you faithfully keep on serving when it seems like everything you are doing is in vain?

A critical and powerful Worship Leader Podcast answers these questions and more…

And don’t forget, there are BIG THINGS happening right here on the website.  In just a few weeks we will be launching our very own Praise and Worship Leader University, all delivered to you 24/7, where ever you are in the world in stunning HD quality video.

 

It is only a week or two away, so keep on stopping by and checking out all that is happening right here on your very own

Praise and Worship Leader!

 

135- What People Really Want

Peaople really want thisAs worship leaders we should always ask ourselves what people really want.  The Spice Girls famously sang, “I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want,” and this is pretty much the attitude of most members of your congregation… except that they don’t always know what it is that they want!

So in this pod, we ask the question what do people really want?

Do they want entertainment?  Do they want deep worship?  Do they want new songs?  Do they want joke and a fun atmosphere?  How will you know what they want until you ask the question?

Many worship leaders decide what they think people want and then do it, but we reckon if you are truly a servant, and you serve the Lord, the Pastor and the congregation before your own needs and desires, then you need to find out what your congregation wants, and move to meet that need.

That’s what this worship leader podcast is all about… Discovering what people really want (What they really, really want!)

 

And there are lots of changes at Praise and Worship Leader.com, including the launch of our brand new University coming up in a few weeks.  Hours and hours of teaching in HD, with superb downloads, devotionals and a host of other things, all for just $1.00.  Trust me, it will be the best buck you ever spend for your ministry!

Rock Star Worship leaderWe have all seen worship leader rock stars, and maybe we have ventured down that road ourselves!  This worship leader podcast is about whether you can be a rock star and a worship leader, which we might as well frame as the question, “Can you be a rock star and a servant at the same time!

 

Seems that there is a type of personality that loves to be loved on the stage, but there is a not so fine line between being a star and being a servant.  You can tell worship leader rock stars by the way they walk, the way they talk, their dress, their swagger and the style with which they lead.  Most often there is an arrogance which is entirely removed from the humble servant, and that is one of the issues we discuss this week on the worship leader podcast!

 

So sit back, grab a nice cup of tea and relax while the team challenges and entertains you, and maybe even make you laugh a little… we might even see an old friend popping in, so click below and join in the fun…

 

 

And don’t forget, there is always something awesome happening here at the website, including the launch of our brand new Praise and Worship Leader University.  This will have hours of brilliant teaching in stunning HD video on all the topics you need to become an incredible worship leader, plus daily devotions to get your spirit tuned to the Lord, Ebook giveaways and a whole lot more.

 

It’s the college you never got the chance to go to, and it will cost you as little as $1.00.  It starts in just a few weeks so stay tuned and get ready to learn more than you ever have about praise and worship leading!

 

133- Too Old to Lead Worship?

too old to lead worshipAre you too old to lead worship?  Well, you may not think so, but increasingly we are getting loads of people emailing us saying that they are being told that they are too old to lead worship.  Pastors are being told that they need young, hip and groovy worship leaders, and you might be wondering what an older person can bring to the table that maybe a young one cannot.

No matter your age, you should be able to offer something unique as a worship leader.  Whether your church recognizes your value as a worship leader or not, this encouraging and important worship leader podcast will give you a real ray of hope for your ministry.

So are you too old to lead worship?  Listen to this and decide for yourself!

Heart of Worship 1PLUS, you can check out the incredible CD and come back to the heart of worship, which is all about true intimacy with God, by clicking on the image or clicking here!

Don’t miss this beautiful and intimate CD while you can, of have a look at the other CDs in our exclusive online store.
And check these ebooks out and we will give you, entirely free of charge, some of our training books. So if you’re beginning as a worship leader, start your journey with us. And if you are experienced, but still eager to learn some sensible worship leader tips,join us as well and keep learning. All of us need to keep learning and growing our skills, so it doen’s matter if you are experienced or not, in a little or mega church, between the podcasts, the ebooks, the blog and the forum, there is going to be something for you here at PraiseandWorshipLeader.com.

 

It’s all happening here at the all new Praise and Worship Leader.com, so come and get more intimacy in worship today!

To hear the latest Worship Leader Podcast, click on on the hyperlink and turn up your computer speakers (preferably super LOUD!). You can also listen to the worship leader podcast for free from itunes, or subscribe to it so you don’t miss any episode ever!

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And CLICK HERE for the complete list of Podcasts, so you’ll be able to listen to them all!!!

Worry in worship leadingWe all face some sort of worry in worship leading at some stage, and for some of us it can cripple us in our effectiveness for the Lord.  In Australia we have a saying whenever anything looks bad, difficult or uncomfortable, we say to each other, “No worries, mate!”  That’s what this worship leader podcast is all about… how to minimize the impact that worry can have on your worship leading, and your general leadership of the team.

 

Worry is like a rocking horse… it keeps your mind occupied, but you don’t get anywhere!  It fills you thoughts and clouds your understanding, so this is a very timely worship leader podcast about something that will affect us all at some stage.

 

So don’t be anxious about anything (Philippians 4:6-7) and don’t panic!  Grab a nice soothing cup of coffee or tea and relax while you learn how to stop worry in worship leading, and indeed in your whole life!

WorryAnd if you are worried about how much worrying your are doing, why not read some practical and great teaching about how you can conquer worry in your life and your ministry?

Don’t Forget the Free Books with Worship Leader Podcast Tips

Also, remember that we offer free e-books at our website. So if you’re starting out and wanting to learn some sensible worship leader tips, between the worship leader pod and the free books you are certain to pick up info that will make you a better worship leader, beginning next Sunday. And yes, now we have great instructing for everyone from worship directors and worship leaders to musicians, singers and even sound guys!!!! If you haven’t received your free books yet, click the hyperlink below.

And feel free to leave comments or e-mail us because we need to enjoy the journey together with you. I’m sure that a lot of you will have worship leading tips that you may share with others as well, so leaving feedback on the blog shall be there for everybody to learn and be blessed.

Click Right here for your Free Worship Leader Podcast Tips Ebooks

To begin the Worship Leader Podcast, click on the hyperlink at the bottom of this page and let me know what you think! So may the Lord bless you and I look forward to your listening to these podcasts and worship leader tips in the forthcoming weeks and months as well.

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And CLICK HERE for the complete list of Podcasts, so you may listen to them all!!!

 

Until next time, have a great week and DON’T WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING!!! (Philippians 4:6-7)

 

Nusic technologyWe all love high tech things, but how can you properly use technology in worship leading.  There is sound, lights and projection of words to consider, and this worship leader podcast involves a frank and open discussion of technology in worship leading, and how you can make the best of it, and avoid the inevitable disasters!

And believe me, the more the technology, the more the chances of having said disasters, right in the middle of your worship!  From power brownouts to broken string, we are always at risk from technology.  Nevertheless, we have to embrace modern technology to keep our churches up to date and relevant to our cultures, so this could be a very timely pod indeed!

Plus. check out the latest in WOW worship music, have a sneak peak listen and check out the very best and latest in our feature CD today…

Wow worship CD

And there’s more and more happening all over the website, so come along and check it all out now!

 

Don’t Forget the Free Books with Worship Leader Podcast Tips

Additionally keep in mind that we offer free e-books at our website. So if you are starting out and wanting to learn some sensible worship leader tips, between the worship leader pod and the free books you’re sure to pick up information that can make you a better worship leader, beginning next Sunday. And yes, we now have great instructing for everybody from worship directors and worship leaders to musicians, singers and even sound guys!!!! If you have not got your free books yet, click the hyperlink below.

And feel welcome to leave feedback or e-mail us because we wish to enjoy the journey along with you. I am sure that a lot of you will have worship leading tips that you can share with others as well, so leaving feedback on the weblog will probably be there for everybody to read and be blessed.

Click Right here for your Free Worship Leader Podcast Tips Ebooks

To start the Worship Leader Podcast, click on the link at the bottom of this web page and let me know what you think! So God bless you all and I look forward to your enjoying these podcasts and worship leader tips over the forthcoming weeks and months as well.

Use this hyperlink to subscribe to the Praise and Worship Leader Podcast…

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http://www.buzzsprout.com/3378.rss

 

And CLICK HERE for the complete listing of Podcasts, so you’ll be able to listen to all of them!!!

130- The Best Way to Lead

styles of leadershipThis week’s worship leader podcast is all about the best way to lead your worship team.  There are different styles of leadership, but frankly some are far better than others.  If you want to inspire others and lead in a way that not only brings the best out of your team, but also sees them love and respect you, then this is one pod you are not going to want to miss!

 

Leadership is a funny thing.  People talk about it a lot, but very few leaders know how to effectively lead in an inspirational and godly way, and that’s what today’s worship leader podcast will show you.

 

PLUS, while you listen to the podcast, why not download these incredible books from Ps. John Gore on leadership.  John is a widely read author on leadership, especially in the third world, and he has graciously made his leadership books available for download FREE OF CHARGE!  I mean seriously, you can’t do much better than that!  So start the pod, then flip down and click the links to get your free leadership books!

 

 

Leadership PrinciplesAnd if you want to download these free Ebooks on leadership, (and these are entire books, not just little snippets!), click on the link below or the image and enjoy the fabulous teaching and practical ideas Ps John brings to leadership.

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And let our website and my friend Ps. John Gore help you become the leader you want to be in your worship team!

 

And as always,

Don’t Overlook the Free Books with Worship Leader Podcast Tips

Additionally do not forget that we offer free e-books at our website. So if you’re starting out and eager to learn some sensible worship leader tips, between the worship leader pod and the free books you’re certain to pick up info that will make you a greater worship leader, beginning next Sunday. And yes, we have great teaching for everyone from worship directors and worship leaders to musicians, singers and even sound guys!!!! If you have not obtained your free books yet, click on the link below.

And feel free to leave comments or e-mail us because we wish to enjoy the journey together with you. I am sure that lots of you will have worship leading tips you can share with others as well, so leaving comments on the weblog will likely be there for everybody to learn and be blessed.

Click Right here for your Free Worship Leader Podcast Tips Ebooks

To start out the Worship Leader Podcast, click on the link on the bottom of this page and let me know what you think! So God bless you and I look forward to your enjoying these podcasts and worship leader tips over the many weeks and months as well.

Use this hyperlink to subscribe to the Praise and Worship Leader Podcast…

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http://www.buzzsprout.com/3378.rss

 

And CLICK HERE for the complete listing of Podcasts, so you may listen to them all!!!

intimacy in your worshipHow can you find real intimacy in worship leading, and how can you then lead your congregation deeper into this experience?  This week’s worship leader podcast deals with the question of how you can discover a real sense of intimacy in and through your own worship leading.

 

We all want to be more intimate with the Lord, don’t we?  We all long to be able to lead our people closer to Him.  But all of our good intentions and desires can frequently, indeed usually, fall short of where  we want to be in leading people closer to God.

 

Today’s pod looks at real, genuine and positive ideas as to how you can obtains that level of intimacy in worship leading that is life changing and mind-blowingly powerful!  Check it out now, examine how you are leading your worship times and let your own experience as well as that of your congregation be more and more intimate!

Heart of Worship 1PLUS, you can check out the incredible CD and come back to the heart of worship, which is all about true intimacy with God, by clicking on the image or clicking here!

 

Don’t miss this beautiful and intimate CD while you can, of have a look at the other CDs in our exclusive online store.
And check these ebooks out and we will give you, entirely free of charge, some of our training books. So if you’re beginning as a worship leader, start your journey with us. And if you are experienced, but still eager to learn some sensible worship leader tips,join us as well and keep learning. All of us need to keep learning and growing our skills, so it doen’s matter if you are experienced or not, in a little or mega church, between the podcasts, the ebooks, the blog and the forum, there is going to be something for you here at PraiseandWorshipLeader.com.

 

It’s all happening here at the all new Praise and Worship Leader.com, so come and get more intimacy in worship today!

 

To hear the latest Worship Leader Podcast, click on on the hyperlink and turn up your computer speakers (preferably super LOUD!). You can also listen to the worship leader podcast for free from itunes, or subscribe to it so you don’t miss any episode ever!

Click Here to subscribe to the Praise and Worship Leader Podcast…

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Or type this into your browser: http://www.buzzsprout.com/3378.rss

 

And CLICK HERE for the complete list of Podcasts, so you’ll be able to listen to them all!!!

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