The quote in this picture reflects the last 7 years for me! I laid down some dreams because I felt the Lord said to…and every now and then I would walk back to them and say “God has this died, or can I pick it up again?” And He would say “not yet child, soon you can run with this again- but not yet”. … Continue reading When God says ‘NO’
I want to speak in to those of you who are looking to find your sound as a worshipper, artist, song leader, that I wish someone had told me when I first started in worship ministry. It’s a term we use a lot – ‘finding our sound’ – but what does it really mean? When I first started in worship ministry, to quote a line … Continue reading Finding your ‘Sound’
Have you ever wondered what makes a great worship song? What makes a travel across the world to be sung in both stadiums and the local church? Here are some of my thoughts…. 1. They are theologically sound and therefore cross denominational boundaries. A song that carries the truths of the Gospel will travel miles further than a song that carries denominational truths. A denominational … Continue reading What Makes A Great Worship Song?
Over the years I have often been asked to be an advisor for church worship recordings and I’ve seen what works and what doesn’t during the process. I have a heart to see church worship teams fulfil their calling in their communities and be all they were called for, being encouraged through the process to grow both musically and spiritually. Here are some thoughts on … Continue reading When To Record A Church Worship Album
Wherever I go, I often see worship communities trying to create something that can have global impact in worship. This is noble in many cases, but it has also caused growing concern in me as I see people losing their focus by taking their attention off just loving Jesus. For me, creating something at ‘home’ that allows congregations to experience the touch of Heaven should … Continue reading The Five Markers Of Worship That Changes Atmospheres
This week we are going to continue exploring the theme of how to use worship as a weapon. If you haven’t read part 1 – you can do so HERE. We have been discussing why we would sing a new song to the Lord, because it’s important to know why we do what we do, before we do the HOW. Last time, we discussed that … Continue reading Singing the New Song: Using Worship As A Weapon – Part 2
Did you know you can use worship as a weapon? In some of the most difficult seasons in my life, I have learn’t to climb into worshipping the Father in greater measure. I have found that leaning into God through worship one of my most favourite weapons in displacing what the enemy intended for evil in my life. Today, I want to share with you … Continue reading Singing the New Song: Using Worship As A Weapon – Part 1