Are not worship leaders teachers? Do they not keep the attention of people and show, tell and act out in a way that instructs people in their faith and life?
Worship Leaders provide curriculum to spiritual pupils to assimilate and incorporate into their very lives through the music and content we select in the setting we facilitate.
This is important to think about, I believe, because if we view what we do as simply an experience that stays in the room, we are fooling ourselves. The consequence is that phrases of lyric, hints of attitude and visual messages will be carried with the congregation member as he or she leaves for the entire week. For better or worse, we are teachers. Continue reading “Episode #2: MYTH-Worship Leaders are NOT Teachers”