Podcast Episode #329
Distractions are a real part of worship services. Mike Harland joins us today to talk about how to eliminate—or at least minimize—distractions in your worship service.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Music leaders should see themselves as the enemies of distraction in worship services.
- Churches that aren’t extremely careful with their slides can be disruptive to their worship service.
- Presentation software can be a positive or a negative when you’re using it in worship services.
- Powerpoint typos are avoidable but churches still make those mistakes.
- With the tools churches have access to, worship teams should never be unprepared.
- “Sunday morning is not rehearsal time for the worship team. Sunday morning soundcheck time.”
- You’ll never get complex right if you can’t get simple right.
The five distractions in worship we cover are:
- The curse of power point…
- “We’re singing that?”
- Bubba’s on the soundboard, Homer’s on the lights…
- Hi-tech or No-tech
- Quality over aesthetics
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