Darlene Zschech is the worship pastor of Hillsong Church, in Sydney, Australia (an Assemblies of God church), taking over from Geoff Bullock. As worship pastor, she oversees the Worship & Creative Arts Department at Hillsong Church at the Hills and City congregations. Darlene leads worship most weeks for the Hillsong Television programm (the official website says that the programm reaches 125 countries around the globe). Hillsong made global headlines when their 2004 live CD release, For All You've Done reached number one in the Australian secular music charts.
Armed Hindu extremists in Madhya Pradesh, India, disrupted worship services at two churches on Feb. 7, beat congregation members and pressured police to arrest more than 20 Christians on suspicion of forcible conversion, sources said.
As you lead in children and family ministry, it's crucial to be self-aware and to keep asking yourself questions that will help you stay on course. We often talk about having an accountability partner and that is a great thing. But it's also just as important to keep yourself in check.