Category: Church Ministry


People Make The Ministries

I’ve always liked proverbs.

You know, the concise sayings like, “Two wrongs don’t make a right,” or “Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.”

I love it when truth can be stated simply.

So, here’s my attempt at a proverb:

Ministries don’t make the people. People make the ministries.  

One thing I’ve learned from eight years as a worship leader is that people are the most precious resource.

Investing in people and including them in the process is one of the greatest things you can do to strengthen your ministry.

The truth is, those who are working and volunteering with us want to be a part of the process. It creates a sense of ownership and investment.

It’s like the way my 5-year-old son doesn’t want to just eat the cookies; he wants to pour in the ingredients, mix them together, put them in the oven, and finally, enjoy the fruits (or the cookies) of our labour, together. Yes, the kitchen gets messy, but the cookies taste all the more sweet.

Ministries don’t make the people. People make the ministries.

– Simon Prittie (Worship Leader at Lambrick Park Church)

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Humility Is Everything

God is so good.

I look at the ways He’s blessed me and I’m overwhelmed.

I can reflect on the beautiful gifts he’s given me as a husband,


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and I see His love.

I can also reflect on the amazing journey of Worship Victoria, and feel awe for the gifts we’ve been given as a team. Who would have thought that something that started so humbly would morph into a movement that continues to grow and impact this region?


When people are given gifts or talent, often pride will creep in, and the credit God would have gotten for those gifts is stolen. Thoughts like, “Look at what we’ve done,” or “We’ve earned this.”  Oh how those thoughts of pride must scrape at the heart of God…for He is the rightful owner of all praise. One of the unique aspects of Worship Victoria (#WoVic) is how it’s made up of people that all have the ability to be prideful, but have done all they can to beat that pride down.

It’s remarkable and encouraging to see people let go of pride because they love God, love unity and love each other. To be children that refuse to be prideful over gifts and successes, and instead seek to be thankful for all we receive from our generous Father.

As the Worship Victoria Weekend approaches and we begin to anticipate all that God might do and our challenge remains the same.

– Fraser Campbell (Worship Leader at New Life Community Fellowship)

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