The Trademarked Worship Leader

For sixteen years, I served my local congregation as a Worship Leader. I never embraced the term, always referring to myself as a glorified scheduler. I was always surrounded by vastly more talented people than me. Sure, I could hold a tune, orchestrate a few transitions between songs, and coordinate a team well enough. But singing into a microphone just felt vastly different that actually being able to play the drums, the keyboard, a guitar, or in the case of a few people I ran into throughout the years, all the above.

Seriously. You play 10 different instruments?[…]