If you want to see the worship leadership of your choir go to another place, you’ll have to aim higher than pounding notes and rhythms. A choir that knows the song sings one way. A choir that has made personal application of the truth of it sings a different way.
One of two things is always true: Christmas is coming, or Easter is coming.
Over time, terrible rehearsals drain morale, eliminate productivity, and encourage team turn over. In the moment, it doesn’t seem so bad. Long rehearsals, bad rehearsals just seem like a necessary evil in order to have a great Sunday. As long as Sunday goes off without a hitch, who cares about…
There are two musical truths that have inspired my passion for bass playing: bass players are indispensable and good bass players are rare. When something is both indispensable and rare, it becomes valuable. Yes, bass players are valuable.