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Development and Training, Songwriting

How To Develop A Songwriting Team

Finding new songs, especially fast ones, that really minister to your congregation and are Biblically sound can be a bit challenging.

I don’t know about you, but I have spent hours pouring through new releases on iTunes, worship leaders forums, YouTube, and other Christian music resources only to come away with a handful of songs that were great for worship and our church.

Churches go through seasons, our pastors all have their own unique visions for certain times, and each church has its own special style based on the make-up of the local congregation.

So, who better than you and your church to write songs for your worship service and choir? Continue Reading

3 Ways To Involve Your Young People In Music Ministry
Development and Training

3 Ways To Involve Your Young People In Music Ministry

The people in your church, including YOU, want and need to feel plugged in and connected to your church. They need to feel a sense of ownership. They need to feel like, “This is MY church!”

The same goes for your young people! They need to be a part of the church, and that means more than just youth group involvement. Your young people need to feel plugged into your church outside of youth group and youth activities.

Your young people should be active in ministry and not just objects of ministry!

If you have young people who are interested in music, music ministry is a great way to plug them into the body as a whole and start developing their gifts.  Continue Reading

Development and Training, General, Songwriting

Northwest Songwriters Workshop | 2015

I am so excited to be sponsoring a workshop dedicated to the development of Christian songwriters this year! I have personally looked for workshops in Seattle with this focus, and I have only found two that offer something similar.

In June, you have the opportunity to be a part of the very first Northwest Songwriters Workshop! We have the very talented Twila LaBar joining us and you will not want to miss her classes and a chance to get some feedback on your original songs from a pro! Continue Reading

Development and Training, General, Giveaways, Ministry

Ignite Worship Conference

Ignite Postcard Final

I’m SO excited to be singing at the Ignite Worship Conference in Oregon this weekend!

This conference is free to attend, so if you live within driving distance, come and join us! I’ll be singing Only One from Texas Bible College‘s newest album, In Jesus Name, on Friday night.

You can also come by my table and say hi! I would love to meet all of you!

A CD of original choruses and the chord charts (in pdf and Onsong formats!!) will be available for purchase

I will also be giving away free downloads of my new single, I Will Walk This Road, to everyone who signs up for my email list, and I will do a drawing for 1 free CD (In Jesus Name, TBC)!!

Don’t miss this exciting event!