Posted by Craig Borlase on 11 February 2015

With a new live album about to be recorded in London this Friday night, Noel Robinson’s busy. But the man’s got a head full of wisdom and a heart the size of a double decker bus, so we asked very politely if he could answer a few questions. 

WeAreWorship: Noel, you've got a quarter century worth of experience of leading worship behind you. What do you know now about leading on a Sunday that you didn't know back when you started?

Noel: It’s about using your ability to translate and interpret a spiritual atmosphere into something that’s a tangible experience for worshippers. 

WeAreWorship: In other words...?

Noel: It's not about me.

WeAreWorship: Amen to that. What kind of practical steps can people take to keep their perspective right?

Noel: It’s about praying for the house that you serve. It’s about practicing you musicality and lastly it’s vital to stay sensitive to the Holy Spirit.

Feeding your musicality is important, but so is staying sensitive to the working of the Holy Spirit in your life and in the lives of those around you. When you get both of those working together it’s brilliant, but if things get out of balance and you don’t address it you can end up getting a little desensitised to things.

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