1. Conceive, plan, organize, and facilitate/lead biblical, creative, engaging worship experiences that incorporate a variety of programmic, stylistic, and cultural models.
  2. Demonstrate “worship leading proficiency” in voice, piano, and guitar and incorporate these proficiencies into leading worship effectively alone and in multiple collaborative settings.
  3. Effectively build, conduct and rehearse bands, choirs, vocal teams, and instrumental ensembles (including an orchestra).
  4. Apply a multi-dimensional understanding of Music Theory and Aural Skills into worship planning, rehearsing, and execution.
  5. Understand the functions and vernacular of Technical Arts (as defined as AVL, Live and Studio Production, DAW’s, stems, and current digital platforms and tools for worship/tech integration) and how to apply effectively to a worship experience.
  6. Understand the process of commercial music production, including the identifying and writing of quality songs, the publishing of music, understanding of copyright law, and the craft of making an album
  7. Articulate foundations of the biblical theology and historical practice of worship.
  8. Synthesize worship ministry with a personal understanding of systematic theology and the purpose, function, and mission of the Church.
  9. Possess pastoral skills and ministry strategies related to the craft of worship and discipleship ministry in the local church.
  10. Exemplify professional leadership, organizational administration, and personal character in life and ministry.
  11. Embrace servant leadership and love for Christ/people as the core of their purpose and function as worship leaders.