worship team

10 Secrets to Grow Your Worship Team

Trying to grow a worship team can be like nailing Jell-O to the wall.

It’s nebulous. And frustrating. And can even be demoralizing. But I want to encourage you and help you get your growth-mode juices flowing.

Contained in this list are some ideas, strategies and tactics. But remember: what works to in one church may fail miserably in another. You are the expert on your team and your culture. Adapt and rework these to fit your ministry.

Secret #1: Make it tougher to get in.

“Make it – what?!” I know. It doesn’t seem right. But the idea is to create a qualification process that does it’s job: truly get to know the potential musician’s skill and heart, and also gives her a chance to know what she’s committing to.

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