God's mandate corrects any and all self-centered approaches to worship. It reminds us that we don't worship the Lord to have our needs met or to feel better about ourselves or to get something out of it, though each of those objectives may be reached during times of praise. Instead, we worship in obedience to God's Word, regardless of how we feel.
For over a quarter of a century, worship leader has been the preeminent resource for the global worship community, providing resources through interviews, tools, educational features, and commentary. In the process, it has led the way toward a better understanding of the purpose and practice of “praying musically.”