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Ben
Kansas
Worship Pastor and Co-Host of the All About Worship Podcast
Interests: music, guitar, family, star wars and blogging
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Are you willing to do what you ask your people to do? I've served alongside and for leaders who werent willing to do the things that are "beneath them". I've also served with leaders who display this principal continually. There... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at BabuLife
Leaders are cut one of two ways. They are either leaders who make people do their bidding...or those whom people love to serve. The biggest thing I've learned over time in leadership is understanding the importance of just...being. Being yourself.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at BabuLife
Leaders, your people need you. Don't tell them what they aren't good at. Tell them what inspires them to achieve the "impossible". #babulessons #worshipleaders #churchleaders #leadership A photo posted by Ben Abu Saada (@babusaada) on Nov 12, 2015 at 4:22pm... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at BabuLife
I know, I know. Here I am once again posting to a blog that I've said I may return to one day. I've had this blog for 10 years now. The anniversary passed with no fanfare...no recognition...not even a post.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at BabuLife
A friend once passed some great wisdom to me that I often share with others. "A ship can't be moved by the wind if the sails are up and the anchor is down." Lesson: Don't wait for God to move... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at BabuLife
WOW Grace Church!! You showed up this weekend for Worship! We had quite a few of you ask for song titles so we wanted to share the setlist from this weekend as well as links for you to purchase them... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at BabuLife
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In 2008 Wisdom Moon and I met for lunch and discovered we both had similar passions. We both loved worship ministry, encouraging worship leaders and podcasting. Together we forged a friendship and assembled a podcast that would begin to reach... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at BabuLife
A month later is better than never! It's that time where we show you the most played worship songs at Grace Church in 2013. As a reminder, this list does NOT speak to how liked a song is...it simply tells... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at BabuLife
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at BabuLife
These past 9 days or so I did something different. I conquered a bit of fear. It wasn’t bold like jumping out of an airplane or climbing Mt Everest, nothing like that. It was something not as life risking, yet... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at BabuLife
Here's the setlist from this past weekend at Grace Church in Overland Park, KS. Click the titles for links to iTunes. Salvation is Here - Hillsong United Jesus, Son of God - Tomlin Whom Shall I Fear - Tomlin I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at BabuLife
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at BabuLife
Here's the setlist from this past weekend at Grace Church in Overland Park, KS. Click the titles for links to iTunes. Lay Me Down - Tomlin/Redman Come Thou Fount - Robinson Salvation is Here - Hilsong Always - Stanfill Here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at BabuLife
Here's the worship set list from this past weekend at Grace. Feel free to click the song title for a link to iTunes for your downloading pleasure: Holding Nothing Back - Tim Hughes Counting on Your Name - Tim Hughes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2013 at BabuLife
Ah yes...here we find ourselves once again posting the songs at Grace that were used in worship services most. This list does NOT speak to how liked a song is...it simply tells how often we played the song during services... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2013 at BabuLife
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I love our "utility" volunteers on the Weekend Service Team at Grace. Those few are the ones who use their gifts and talents in more than one specific area on our team. Some are members of the lighting team while... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2012 at BabuLife
Ben added a favorite at glenn packiam's blog
Oct 23, 2012
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Here's the setlist from this past weekend at Grace Church in Overland Park, KS. Click the titles for links to iTunes. Your Grace is Enough Mighty to Save Lay Me Down Our God Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at BabuLife
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Here's the setlist from this past weekend at Grace Church in Overland Park, KS. Click the titles for links to iTunes. Today is the Day Forever Reign 10,000 Reasons Everything Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2012 at BabuLife
Thx Eddy! Ben Abu Saada Worship Pastor Grace Church www.VisitGraceChurch.com Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Sep 29, 2012 on "May I be a Sacrifice" at BabuLife
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Thanks brotha! Means a LOT coming from you my friend. :0)
Toggle Commented Sep 28, 2012 on "May I be a Sacrifice" at BabuLife
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Wow Mom! What an amazing story there The Lord made! Proud to be your son! Love you! Ben Abu Saada Worship Pastor Grace Church www.VisitGraceChurch.com Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Sep 28, 2012 on "May I be a Sacrifice" at BabuLife
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It was 2003...job loss...doubts about the future...a pregnant wife...a three year old little girl...and nothing but a desire to be a true leader of worship vs. a performer of songs. Here's a tune that the Lord gave me during that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2012 at BabuLife
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The role of "Worship Leader" in the local church is one of those things people often confuse with "song singer", "Minister of Music", "person who preps the people to hear the message" among other things. Hopefully all folks in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2012 at BabuLife