Saturday, June 23, 2018

What 149 Million Youtube Views Can Teach You [About Writing Worship...

Hillsong’s “What a Beautiful Name” (Ligertwood/Fielding) has taken the worship world by storm. We sing it a lot at our church, and I bet...

3 Keys to Writing Engaging Worship Songs

King Solomon got it right when he wrote, “There is no new thing under the sun.” (Ecc. 1:9 KJV) At least, it seems there’s...

Understanding Metaphors in Worship

met•a•phor ‘met-uh-for, noun, a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is...

Making Worship Songs Worship

One of the most difficult challenges worship songwriters face is to make their songs actually worship. I see it every day as I review...

God Gave Me This Song… Now What?

God has given you a song. You sat down with your guitar one day, and it started flowing out effortlessly. Or, you were driving...

Worship Songwriter: Matt Redman

You’ve got twenty-three songs currently in the CCLI top 500, have won just about every award imaginable, and your songs have been recorded...

5 Ways to Write Songs People Will Love

What would it feel like for people to love your songs like they love “Lord, I Need You” (Nockels, Carson, Reeves, Stanfill, Maher), “In...

Christian Songwriter with Martin Smith

Let’s go back for a minute. I saw Delirious at the Creation East Festival when you first hit the stage with a...

Christian Songwriter with Hillsong United’s Matt Crocker

A friend told me that 50,000,000 people sing Hillsong worship songs every week – wow! As a companion piece to our Hillsong United cover...

Christian Songwriter with Brian and Jenn Johnson

In addition to leading worship and heading up the Bethel Music ministry, Brian and Jenn Johnson are truly prolific songwriters. If you are interested...

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