Does your music ministry leader reflect a healthy, wholesome Christian lifestyle based on the definitions as preached and taught in your house of worship?
Anyone in leadership automatically becomes not only a role model but a person of influence. It is imperative that as leaders we aspire and achieve a greater standard of living, so that we can minister to our parishioners and ministry partners not only by what we say, but most importantly by who we are!
Emmett G. Price III, Ph. Your email address will not be published. BCMMP aims to serve, nurture and develop spiritual leaders within music ministry. Skip to content. A Heart for the People Does the music ministry leader have a heart for the people? Good Moral and Spiritual Character Does your music ministry leader reflect a healthy, wholesome Christian lifestyle based on the definitions as preached and taught in your house of worship? This entry was posted in Black Church , Black Church music ministry , church music , church musicians , effectiveness in music ministry , Innovative Ministry , leadership in music ministry , music ministry , music ministry resources , Uncategorized and tagged African American Worship , BCMMP , Black Church , Black Church music ministry , Black Church Music Ministry Project , church music , church musicians , leadership in music ministry , music ministry , Music Ministry Leadership.
Bookmark the permalink. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Search for:. As your ministry grows, to be more effective, you should consider doing less, not more. Far too many people leave ministry before their call has expired. If they had stayed, they might have seen the fruit of their years of intense labour. And of course, sometimes it is time to go. Most people are tempted to quit moments before their critical breakthrough.
Thank u all for ur contributions I believe this will go a long way in directing most of us that God have called into ministry. Thanks so much for this write up.
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My husband and I are in our early stage of ministry in Nigeria, I know these points would really help. Struggling with this right now, as we just started averaging over per week, and the opportunities to do more abound. Thanks for everything you do!
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We killed them all, including membership and ended up where are today. You can check out our programs which are very few at connexuschurch. Everything we do is there online. Very minimal. In fact your spouse may have to sacrifice some of their dreams so you can live yours. This can create a lot of stress on the relationship if not managed properly.
1. Your character will be tested more than your competency will be
You get used to seeing Holly Furtick, or Lisa Young, on stage beside their husbands to talk through marriage or other topics, and you think your wife should be that person. As someone who is just starting out in ministry, these tips are great. I left the education field last year to come to the church, and I love this type of wisdom.
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It helps illuminate the future and keeps me vigilant of things that can adversely impact me. I was in full time ministry since my early 20s, started off in youth ministry with all the intentions in the world to reach students far fromg God…and God honored that.
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Somewhere along the line my desire to be accepted and to project wholeness because of title, position, size of church; rather than Christ, my goals in ministry became adultered to the point I always wanted be on the greener grass. Because of gaps in character never competency I failed to be honest in interviews, resume, and references to the point I launched and led a campus for a church of over 6, at the age of 27, and then left to be a lead pastor of a large church in a rural setting at the age of This article needs to be given to anyone interested in ministry…and read by everyone in ministry.
Mark…thank you for your honesty. That kind of candour is still too rare…so glad you are in a new place. God will use your story. Stay encouraged! One of the most important things that I have learned in 18 plus years of ministry has to do with timelines. Pastors, myself included, set unrealistic goals for growth at times.
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Church leadership also has the same issue, many believing that bringing in a new guy or starting a new program will automatically translate to more people in church, more ministries being birthed, more exposure to the community. I wish someone had taught the importance of realistic expectations for growth and change. Great post! The list could probably be points longer :. One of the things that came first to my mind is learning its okay not to be great at every facet of ministry.
I spent time in a denomination where the pastors were expected to be awesome at and love doing everything in the church. It took me some time to realize I had been gifted in some ways, not in others, and thats kind of how God makes people.
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What a great addition. We are all only good at a few things. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
Your character will be tested more than your competency will be The road is strewn with bodies of leaders who were extremely gifted but who lost their ministries because of sex, money, power or other forms of moral failure.