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How To Respond to People Who Don’t Think You Should Be Leading (Cause You’re a Girl)

By Guest Writer

How do we respond when people share their thoughts on women in church leadership, and they’re different than our own?

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Podcast

Episode 002: How To Schedule Your Way To A More Committed Team

By Jon Nicol

“How do I get my team members to be more committed?” Believe it or not, the way you schedule plays a HUGE part in how committed your team members are.

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An Open Letter to Me: 7 Things I Need to Work On This Year

By Jon Nicol

Knocking on the door of a new year, I wanted to remind myself of some things to be a better leader of myself and my team this new year.

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Average Musicians, Amazing Results...How?

How to Handle a Slacker on Your Worship Team

By Jon Nicol

If you’ve been a worship leader for awhile, you’ve seen it: your once excited, hard-working, committed musician becomes a complacent, coasting team member.

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Two Toxic Issues On Your Team (and What to Do About It)

By Jon Nicol

Of all the “people” issues that come with working with a worship team, two of the most prevalent are burnout and entitlement.

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Why Your Worship Team Members Lack Commitment

By Jon Nicol

If a team member lacks commitment, there are a few reasons. But a big reason might be this: the team member hasn’t bought in to the worship team.

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How to Recognize Burnout On Your Team

By Jon Nicol

How do you recognize burnout on the worship team? Here ten signs that someone might be burning out and needs a significant break.

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Six Tips for Scheduling in a Small Church

By Jon Nicol

Small churches have a unique challenge of scheduling musicians—namely, a lack of team members. So does that mean you just shouldn’t create a schedule?

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How To Change The Bad Habits In Your Worship Team, Part 1

10 Symptoms of “the ME’s”

By Jon Nicol

A worship band is a ripe environment to grow the virus that causes “the MEs”—musician entitlement syndrome. It becomes all about ME.

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Is Your Team Full of Renters, Squatters or Stewards?

By Jon Nicol

One of the marks of an unhealthy worship team is the presence of renters and squatters. Neither are serving for the reason.

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