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Five tips for leading worship when tragedy strikes

Paul Baloche shares tips for troubled times:

These days it seems like every other week there’s a breaking news crisis that sends shocking images to the front pages, spreads fear like a virus and gives us all pause for thought. So what do you do when tragedy strikes in the very week that you’re on the rota to lead? We asked Paul Baloche for his top tips.

1. Use Your Words… Sometimes all it takes is for you to say something at the start to help people join with you. I might talk about how good it is to gather and remember God, how we can lift our prayers to Him in song even though our hearts might be heavy. Sometimes people need to be reminded that we can stand in proxy for our brothers and sisters who are grieving and living in fear. We can stand in the gap, asking God to pour out His spirit on others, to dispel fear with faith and continue to cause justice to rise up.

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