The Experience vs The Journey

I’m taking a little break from talking directly about my recording project and am going to share something that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. Our current culture is absolutely infatuated with the experience. Think about it – it’s all...

Worship, Blogging and Self-Promotion

I’m going to be completely honest, I’m drawn to the idea of doing something great. I would love to be someone of wisdom who accomplishes great things, a great musician who writes songs that bless the church and a model leader for my wife, kids and friends....

Shine Your Light

So it’s taken me a little while, but I’ve finally got a copy of “Shine Your Light” up for listening on my myspace. See here. It’s a quick recording that turned out pretty well! I set myself a goal of writing something congregational for...

An interesting discussion…

I was sent a link to Dr. Stackhouse’s blog this morning by someone on staff here. He has recently written an interesting blog calling for a higher level of musicianship and lyric writing from worship leaders, specifically calling out Chris Tomlin. Here’s...

Revelation and Response

I stole this title from a chapter by Matt Redman in his book The Heart of Worship Files. He says some really interesting stuff which I’ve been thinking about more and more lately. Essentially, worship is a response to God. That being said, the response has to...