One of the distinctive features of the contemporary worship movement around the world is worship teams. The trend toward teams is found in small and large churches, in both traditional and contemporary settings.

In the early years of my ministry, when we started Coast Hills Community Church from the ground floor, I didn’t understand the value of teams. I thought that being a leader meant working hard and being responsible for everything. I didn’t understand then that my ultimate goal as a leader is to equip others for ministry, not to be a doer of ministry. But as I studied the scriptures and watched effective leaders, I learned that my role is not at the forefront of ministry, but to identify those who can minister and equip them to be effective leaders. Hebrews 10:24-25 is a favorite passage of mine: "Let us consider how we may spur one another on towards love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another, and all the more as you see the day drawing near."

Autor: Monty Kelso

Jahr: 2000

Update: 09.04.2000

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