Archives For Worship Leaders

These are posts that give an in-depth look at the worship leaders that write and record the songs used in churches around the world. Learn more about the heart behind well-known worship artists and become inspired by their ministries.

We caught up with Sean from Bellarive, who shared his thoughts on worship, gadgets and musical influences.

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Worship Together recently got to connect with Crowder and ask him a few questions about the new album and what it’s like recording on his own now. This is how the conversation went.

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Worship leader. Artist. Seldom have the two labels blended as seamlessly as in the music and message of multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Evan Wickham. His debut album, Mysterious Things, released in 2006, is a tour-de-force collection of intimate worship, heartfelt expressions of joy and wonder at God’s blessing, and a celebration of the redemptive power of salvation in Jesus Christ. “Keeper of the stars, Lord of time and space,” Wickham sings on the album’s gorgeous centerpiece, “Hallelujah Jesus.” “I will live my life lifting up your name.” These lines are clearly the heart of Wickham’s music and ministry.

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As 1/4th of the Juno and Covenant Award winning band The City Harmonic Elias has traveled the world to worship alongside churches and Christians of all kinds. He is passionate about faith, ideas, music, culture and the Church, writing and songwriting, worship leading, and all of the ways they collide. Though originally from Hamilton (Ontario, Canada) Elias now lives in Nashville, TN with his wife Meaghan, four kids and a cat who is presently missing (having not come back the very next day).

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Perimeter Church in Johns Creek, GA (North Atlanta)

What are your roles and responsibilities in your church?

I oversee our main auditorium, one of three venues on our campus, This includes both leading worship as well as training and equipping volunteers and developing worship services. I also lead a weekly women’s bible study…

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Matt Redman is married to Beth and they have five children. Based on the south coast of England, they are part of St. Peter’s church, Brighton. Matt has been a full-time worship leader since the age of 20 and this journey has taken him to countries such as South Africa, Japan, India, Australia, Germany and the Czech Republic. Along the way he has sung in venues such as the Angels baseball stadium, both old and new Wembley stadiums, St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Royal Albert Hall.

Matt’s earlier songs include ‘The Heart of Worship’, ‘You Never Let Go’ and ‘Blessed Be Your Name’. More recent compositions include the Grammy-nominated ‘Our God’, and the double-Grammy winning ’10,000 Reasons’ – for which he also received a Billboard award in the USA. His latest record, Your Grace Finds Me, was recorded live at LIFT, a worship leader collective hosted by Passion City Church in Atlanta, GA…

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We took a moment to catch up with Sidney Mohede, Network Pastor of Jakarta Praise Community Church in Jakarta, Indonesia. A prolific songwriter and passionate worship leader, Sidney shares with us his worship style, reccomendations for leading worship in other languages and how he balances his personal life and ministry. Be sure to check out his first full-English album entitled ‘The Rescue.”…

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We had the chance to ask Aaron Shust a few questions about leading worship and life. Here’s what he had to say… What are your roles and responsibilities in your church?

I’m an elder at Crestmont Alliance Church outside of Pittsburgh, PA. I meet at least once a month with some of my dearest friends on the planet for food, fellowship, theological discussions and to address the issues at hand. It’s a wonderful time of worship and I always look forward to it. I’m a non-staff Ministry Leader of the Worship Ministry where I oversee the vision and direction of the church’s worship as it pertains to our corporate singing. I handle the scheduling of the volunteers on Planning Center and implement healthy systems for the delegation of planning and executing all aspects of the Sunday service; from rehearsal to walk-in music to congregational readings…

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Worship and Creative Director of The Vine Church in Hong Kong, Tom Read shares his experience of leading worship for a diverse congregation. As a UK native, Tom focuses on bridging the gap between Western and Eastern culture. He also gives insight into the software, apps and instruments he uses in his songwriting and planning as well as the importance of using creative and nonconventional methods of worship…

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At first glance, if all you knew about Hillsong was from listening to their recordings or attending a concert, you might think that Hillsong is just a successful record label and publisher. It’s true they are hugely successful, launching worldwide church anthems such as Mighty To Save, Salvation Is Here and Forever Reign.

But at the heart, Hillsong is a local church and all their creative endeavors are a product of the ministry that happens at their home in Sydney, Australia. After spending the week “down under” with Hillsong, it’s obvious that everything they do flows out of the ministry. Every conversation about songs leads back to an experience or a particular ministry need at the church. All the worship leaders and musicians are serving weekly in various ways throughout the church.

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