What a great reminder. As leaders, it is easy to turn our times of Bible study and worship into an opportunity to focus on how the passages we read can meet the needs of those within our scope of influence. It can be difficult to relax and let God meet our needs, as He’s inclined to do.
In the message on Sunday night our visiting speaker gave an interesting insight into the devotional life of a Pastor. He shared that it is so difficult sometimes to read the Bible in a personal way because his tendency is to always be looking for the next message to share with the church. There is that constant tension also among those of us who serve in some capacity as worship leaders. We are often find ourselves, checking out the latest songs, going to another Christian concert, or even just listening to the worship team at another church, wondering as to how we can use that at home.
Somewhere in that process we find that ourselves forgetting that we lead worship because we love the presence of God! We have loved to linger in the moments of our own times of worship then one day we were give the opportunity to…
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