LifeWay Worship’s blog just published the first part of an entry from Tommy Walker called “Ten Ways to Engage Your Congregation”.
Within it, Walker shares the first point – be a worshiper – and will share the other points in the weeks to come.
Check out this excerpt and then follow the link below to read the entire blog.
Being a worshiper when you lead is your greatest weapon against burnout. If all you’re doing is providing a worship time for your church, you will last no more than a few years up on stage. Here is the secret — you have to learn how to let God bless you! In 1 Chronicles 4:10, Jabez says, “Oh, that You would bless me and enlarge my territory.” Putting it another way — “Bless me, O God, so I can be a blessing!” Whether it is spoken or not, this is my prayer whenever I get ready to lead. Looking back on my life, it has always been those times when I’ve learned how to enjoy God and let Him flow through me that He has done the most powerful things. Don’t be ashamed to say, “Bless me, O God, so I can be a blessing!”
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