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Leadership insights, top tips and thoughts from Matt McChlery

Small is Beautiful – Guest post on BarnabasME

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Here is a guest post I was asked to write. It is always an honour to be invited to contribute towards the vision of others – especially when it lines up with your own! Here I speak about the beauty of small churches and how ‘church’ is all about people. Have a read and leave […]

How to Engage Your Congregation in Worship

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Here are a few quick ideas to help engage your congregation in worship. There are a few blog posts doing the rounds at the moment that focus on a problem many church worship leaders face: How to engage the congregation during times of sung worship. Unfortunately they often criticize or point out the mistakes rather […]

Clone Wars: The Courage to Sound Different

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Are you afraid that your church will sound different to others? Are the songs you singing following global patterns or the heart-beat of God for your community? Here are some questions I’v been asking myself recently: Should all churches worship sound the same? Should the music I play and the songs I write sound the […]

Rediscovering Silence in Worship

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The March/April 2012 edition of Worship Leader magazine highlighted the often overlooked element of silence in our worship. This has been challenging for me as a worship leader in my local church as well as for me in my personal times with God. The Problem Today’s world is so noisy and jammed full of sound. […]

The Key to Christian Leadership Success

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Learning Leadership When it comes to learning about leadership, I get quite excited. Not only because it is something I see God clearly moving me towards an ever deeper expression of in my own life, but because it is part of me becoming more like Jesus. Following his leading and direction for me in what […]

Leading Well Behind The Scenes

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Leadership and church systems are an important part of your ministry. A Well-Oiled Machine? You may have heard the saying sometimes used to describe successful businesses and churches as a ‘well oiled machine’. The question I want to ask is: What would happen if there is no oil? The machine may look great from the […]

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