Shawn Bigby, the worship leader at New Life Fellowship in Charlotte, North Carolina, will be releasing his debut book The Platform: On & Off -- A Blueprint for Worship Facilitators on November 8. As worship facilitators we make conscious and unconscious choices as we lead our teams and congregations.The Platform: On & Off encourages self-examination and provides opportunities to build and expand our leadership muscles as we lead others into the presence of God.
"In his book, Shawn defines and explains the elements that are the make or break of great worshipers and worship leaders," says Dr. Teresa Hairston, Founder/Publisher Emeritus of Gospel Today Magazine, Founder of Gospel Heritage Foundation, and CEO of Books2liveby.com. "From managing one's heart to handling opportunities, Shawn provides critical assistance, information, and inspiration. I personally recommend this book to all worshipers. I have seen Shawn implement these principles, and I know they will help you!"
Bigby is also reknown songwriter, artists such as Jason Nelson, Earnest Pugh and Hart Ramsey and the NCC Family Choir. Marvin Sapp recorded Bigby's song "Great and Mighty" on his 2021 Dove Award-winning Chosen Vessel album. Bigby is also a recording artist who landed on the Billboard Top 30 Gospel Albums Chart with his debut EP #TheSetlist Vol. 1.
Currently Bigby also serves as the Creative Arts Director at Right Direction Church International in Columbia, SC, under the leadership of Drs. Herbert and Marcia Bailey. He travels the globe conducting various workshops and clinics, assisting ministries and worship leaders in worship and vocal techniques to assure that congregations have a meaningful encounter with God.There are multiple layers to Shawn's teachings that develop the skilled and dedicated leaders needed for corporate worship. Derived from his experience, insight, and anointing, Shawn can offer tools to guide ministries to connect the worshipper further to embrace the raw presence of God through the Word and theologically based music. His teachings will now be available through his new book.
The Platform: On & Off -- A Blueprint for Worship Faciliators. can be pre-ordered now at ShawnBigby.com. The book and ebook will be available on Amazon November 8 via JT Publishing House. Follow and connect with Shawn on Facebook and social media to discover ways you can go deeper in worship both on and off the platform.