Contrary to popular belief, musical ability is only a portion of what a Worship Leader must possess to be completely effective. It is an honor to lead the corporate body into the Presence of God, but there are challenging moments that every leader must face and conquer. There are also biblical principles that one must implement if they desire to truly be successful in leading the corporate body into meaningful moments of Worship that result in change from God's Presence. Despite what you may have seen or heard, there is a way to lead effectively without constant frustration. Montel Powers has written "Before You Stand" to provide prerequisites for the worship leader. Leaders will find these guidelines practical and beneficial when leading in a corporate setting, as well as, behind the scenes!