- How I shepherd them will be a good indication of how I’m going to take care of the rest of the church. - Dustin Smith
Our Church culture and those of us in the worship world, which should be a phrase that applies to all Believers, but that’s a topic for another day, tend to put a lot more emphasis on the “worship” part of the phrase, “worship leader.”
How I shepherd them will be a good indication of how I’m going to take care of the rest of the church. – Dustin Smith
Worship Leader, Hope UC pastor, songwriter, and Here Be Lions member Dustin Smith shares with us in this Worship Sound Bite how God spoke to him about laying down his guitar for a season and picking up the mantle of real leadership. With that mantle comes the work of a leader, which is to shepherd the flock.
1 Peter 5:2 (NIV) 2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve;
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Dustin Smith is a teacher, song writer and worship leader, who has a desire to see the nations ignited with a passion for worship. He has an attitude that gives God all the glory, and that attitude transcends age, race, color and nationality. He and his wife Jeanna have been happily married for over 20 years. They have three children: Jordan, Drew and Asher. Dustin and his family have dedicated to seek the face of God, and has caused them to rise as a voice to the nations that increases the value of God in other people’s eyes. Dustin & Jeanna have been, and continues to be, connected to a local church and are continually inspired by them, the team around them and their own personal journey with God.