Dealing with Private Distractions to Worship, featuring Mike Harland

June 13, 2017
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Podcast Episode #336

Mike Harland is back to talk about those things which can become private distractions to our worship.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Church leaders would rather not talk about “dress code” for those leading worship, but it can be problematic.
  • As a leader, you have to be responsible for people in your ministry.
  • In the social media age, ministry leaders need to be aware of how those in their ministry present themselves online.
  • “Online fighting will damage your ministry and is a negative testimony.”
  • If you’re a ministry leader, you’re accountable for your actions—so should the people be who are in your ministry.
  • If you’re not willing to hold accountable those in your ministry, you’re not leading well.
  • When you display spiritual leadership, you have spiritual credibility to address problems spiritually.
  • “Walk close and clean before the Lord.”

The four items we discuss are:

  1. The longest Monday of my ministry
  2. Spiritual integrity of the platform in a social media age
  3. Accountability of leadership
  4. Spiritual leadership of the Worship Leader

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