Such a joy to welcome Melissa Helser on the podcast. Melissa and her husband Jonathan David are incredible worship leaders. It’s remarkable what they do with their Cageless Birds ministry in South Carolina as well as their recent partnership with Bethel Music.
In this interview we talk about the new Starlight album, women in worship, leading with authority through suffering, what worship leaders need to practice, what shifts the atmosphere in worship, and more. So many great truths!
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In This Episode You’ll Hear More About:
- The story behind the new Starlight album from Bethel Music.
- What actually shifts atmospheres.
- How to move beyond hyped-up worship leading.
- The problem with just getting people to be energetic.
- Why you need to practice unity with the Father.
- Hope for those who are suffering.
- What every songwriter needs.
Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
- Show Sponsor: Coresound Pads
- Music: Starlight by Bethel Music
- Website: Bethel Music
- Website: Jonathan & Melissa Helser
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