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Aspiring Worship Leader?

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I was a teenager once (yeah I know - this gets harder to believe every day). It was then when I became a Christian, learnt to play guitar and lead worship for the first time. Not all at once. There were a few years between each event, but none the less, I was a teenager.

Like most teenagers I know, I was impulsive and convinced that I was right and everyone else was wrong. However as I continue to grow up (yes, even now I'm still growing up!) I realise the more I know, the less I know. With increased knowledge and experience, I discover the vast chasm of things I do not know continues to open and expand before me.

I used to think I knew everything about leading worship, that it was all about the music (and only the music), but have discovered this is not the case. Without Jesus, it is just beautiful noise. People won't be changed by a great song, only by a great God!

I have had the privilege of guiding and helping a few people develop their God-given skills to become worship …

Easter Sunday Setlist

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I don't know about you, but I really had a great time over the Easter weekend break. Our church joined with others in the Churches Together Walk of Witness through Wisbech, my local town. I did my multi-media thing and took photos and video of the event, posting it on the church blog and YouTube. It even made the local papers! It was also a great time of family and friends - very busy, but very good!
Of course the highlight was Easter Sunday. As we were reminded at chruch - without Jesus rising ffrom the dead, Christianity would be a pointless waste of time! The resurrection of Christ is of central importance to the entirity of what Christianity is. Jesus is alive! If he was not, we would not be able to hear his voice / sense his promptings and direction in our lives today, we would have no hope of life after death - of heaven and God's promises fulfilled, we would loose our sense of purpose and destiny of our lives on this earth - without the resurrection and the promise of …