Worship Leading Relationship between the Pastor and Music Leader

September 20, 2016
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Podcast Episode #261


The relationship between the music leader and a pastor is one of the most important relationships in the church. In this episode Mike Harland explains why.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • “What happens on Sunday morning isn’t two things (music and preaching)—it’s one thing (worship).”
  • “Worship is not a performance ministry. It’s a discipleship ministry.”
  • “There needs to be a cadence of communication between the music leader and the pastor.”
  • “A church can sense the health of the relationship between the pastor and music leader.”
  • “If you’re looking for a worship leader, you better know the pastor’s heart and what to look for.”
  • “The relationship between pastor and music leader is much like that of a marriage.”
  • The relationship between pastor and music leader is one of the most important personal relationships in the church.

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