For the aspiring and practicing worship leaders, Bob Kauflin offers some counsel on talking during leading.
Post 1 – Stereotypes the problems of leaders – The Teacher, Emoter, Mute, Reporter, Wanderer, Cheerleader, Philosopher, Mystic
Part 2 – Four Reasons to say anything at all. – Magnify God, Apply, Clarify, Inspire
Part 3 – Practical helps on what to says and not say when you lead. – Specific suggestions: Behold the beauty of brevity, God’s words outlast ours, don’t underestimate the value of preparation, and more.
The whole talk is on an audio here entitled: What Are You Talking About? What to Say When You’re Not Singing.