The Bible says that wisdom is worth more than gold, and understanding worth more than silver (Prov. 16:16). David learned many wise lessons during his more than 20 years in music and worship-leading ministry and shares them here to encourage serious introspection.David Manner
About the Author
Dr. David Manner is the Associate Executive Director for the Kansas- Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists and has served on the convention staff since 2000. His ministry responsibilities include worship consultation and leadership development. Before joining the convention staff in 2000, David served for twenty years in music/worship ministry with congregations in Kansas, Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Oklahoma Baptist University; a Master of Church Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; and a Doctor of Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. David has led worship and leadership conferences with numerous churches, conventions and educational institutions including serving as an adjunct faculty partner for graduate intensives at Liberty University Center for Music and Worship. He also had the opportunity to teach worship courses in January 2014, for the Kenya Baptist Theological College, Nairobi, Kenya. David writes for various online and print publications and can be followed on his Worship Evaluation Blog: kncsb.org/blogs/dmanner. David and his wife, Karen, live in Topeka, Kansas and have one daughter, Jessa, who graduated from college last year. David enjoys spending time with family, running and blogging.