Did you know that when you and I worship Jesus, God begins a work of change in our lives? God is in the business of transforming lives. He transforms us from old to new, dead to living, hurting and broken to healed and restored. Jesus told his disciples that he came to mend the broken hearted and set the captive free. When Jesus does His work of transformation, He changes sinners into worshipers of the Most High God.
Mentoring worship leaders should include opportunities for them to experience transformational worship. At Liberty’s School of Music, we strongly encourage our students to connect personally with God in worship. For example, several of our worship leadership classes begin with a time of musical worship, often led by students. Not only are these vertical worship experiences good opportunities for the students who lead them, more importantly they help to mold everyone in the class. Borrowing from an old saying, true worship of God needs to be caught, more than just taught.
Transformation, alteration, conversion, revolution, makeover, and adjustment are just a few of the words we use in the English language to describe…Continue Reading