Noah Filipiak interviews longtime worship leader Rory Noland about key ways worship music leaders need to care for their souls in order to keep their motives and priorities straight. They talk about the importance of lyrics, the problem of celebrityism, and the impact the Transforming Center has had on them.
Rory Noland is the director of Heart of the Artist Ministries. He leads retreats for artists, speaks at workshops and conferences, mentors worship leaders, and consults with churches in the areas of worship and the arts. Rory currently leads worship for the Transforming Center and is Head of the Worship Department at Nebraska Christian College where he teaches courses in worship and spiritual formation for artists.
Rory previously served as the music director at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, for twenty years and most recently as Pastor of Worship for Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
Connect with Rory on Twitter @rorynoland
Rory's books (Zondervan) :
- The Heart of the Artist: A Character-Building Guide For You and Your Ministry Team
- Thriving as an Artist in the Church: Hope and Help for You and Your Ministry Team
- The Worshiping Artist: Equipping You and Your Ministry Team to Lead Others in Worship
- Worship on Earth as It Is in Heaven: Exploring Worship as a Spiritual Discipline