Four Worship Ministry Fires

Managing worship ministry is like managing different types of fires. Some fires represent God’s Spirit moving and need maintained with diligent feeding. Other fires symbolize chaos and need extinguished before consuming the ministry. Then there are embers of former flames now needing agitated to rekindle. And sometimes a spark exists but the fire hasn’t fully ignited for lack of fuel. Discern which fire you’re facing. To maintain healthy ministry, keep stoking fervor through serving the teams. To stop destruction, prayerfully identify and extinguish counterproductive fires before they spread. To reignite passion in a cooled congregation, thoughtfully prod their smoldering potential. And where a spark of hope exists, saturate it in prayer and God’s Word until the ministry ignites. Approach each ministry fire accordingly so your church burns for Christ, not out.

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