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7 Key Traits of Anointed Worship Leaders

Indian worship leader Gangai Victor discusses worship leader traits:

1. Be a friend of God: Great worship leaders are God-lovers first and foremost. They love the Lord so much that they ensure to start every day with Him. They do this by maintaining strong and consistent personal prayer lives. They can pray without guitar and song. They are comfortable being still and silent before the Lord, with His Word.

2. Depend on the Holy Spirit: Accomplished worship leaders don’t bank on their own talent and experience as much as the Holy Spirit. Whether it’s putting together a set-list or delivering a session on stage, their ears are constantly open to listen to the Holy Spirit’s promptings and their hearts stay in a disposition of obedience.

3. Love WORSHIP – not just a way of worshipping: Put simply, fantastic worship leaders don’t believe that worship happens my-way-or-no-way. They do not cause or participate in worship wars. They respect liturgy and don’t consider it inferior to contemporary worship. They appreciate “When I Survey the Wonderful Cross” as much as they enjoy “Everlasting God”.

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