This week I’m talking with my dear friend Carl Cartee who is the worship pastor at my home church Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, TN. We are talking about the importance of being discipled by a mentor when you are starting out as a worship leader and how you are a communicator using music as a means to encourage people.
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In this episode we talk about:
*Being a worship pastor.
*The importance of being discipled by a mentor when you’re a young worship leader.
*Learning to transition from song to song.
*Using communication and language to earn trust and build bridges.
*People mirror what they see happening on stage.
*If you’re not having a good time, they’re not having a good time.
*You are a communicator using music as a means to encourage people.
*Hustle beats talent every day.
*To sign a pub or label deal nowadays you have to have a strong social media presence.
*Most songs that get cut now have the artist involved as a writer as well.
*Be a great track producer.
*Fellowship Worship Residency – http://fellowshipworshipresidency.org/
Carl Cartee is a Dove Award and Covenant Award winning songwriter and recording artist. His songs have appeared on records across a broad spectrum of music from The Oak Ridge Boys to Elevation Worship. Carl is the Pastor of Worship And Arts at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, TN where he directs the team that leads worship and releases music for the church as Fellowship Songs. Carl is married to Heather and they have four sons, Oak, Ezra, Abe and Ike.