If you’ve been a musician for any length of time you’ve been a part of rehearsals that you wish you could leave.
Maybe the leader wasn’t prepared and there was no plan.
Maybe the band was simply terrible and it was impossible to get any chemistry going.
Maybe it just seemed to go on and on with no end in sight.
The goal of rehearsal isn’t just to get stuff done. It’s to form musicians into Jesus following, church loving, kingdom minded disciples (Tweet that?)
When you adopt this mindset, you begin to invest in people and not just your task list. You have more longevity with your team members. You have more fun. God blesses your efforts because it’s in line with what He already loves.
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What You’ll Learn in this Episode
4 Rehearsal Values
“The goal of rehearsal isn’t just to get stuff done. It’s to form musicians into Jesus following, church loving, kingdom minded disciples” (Tweet That)
- Vision – For WHO you are, WHAT you do, and WHY you do it
- Worship – Don’t sing songs. Don’t perform songs. Get songs in you.
- Productivity – For growing in our chemistry, skill, and excellence as a team
- Fun – Think “How can I exceed expectations?”
Blueprint for Better Worship Team Rehearsals
- Organized Jam Session (5 minutes)
- Band Teaching (10 minutes)
- Prayer/Devo (15 minutes)
- Main Goal (20 minutes)
- Transitions (5 minutes)
- Run Through (20 minutes)
- Worship Session (15 minutes)
TOTAL TIME: 1.5 Hours
Resources Mentioned in this Post
- Blog Post: Are You Making Disciples or Abusing Volunteers?
- Ebook: Beyond Sunday: A Step by Step Guide for Creating and Sustaining a Vision
- David’s Worship Leader Newsletter: Subscribe
- Podcast: How to Create and Sustain a Vision for Your Worship Team
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