Song: “The Shema”, A Simple Call To Worship

This is a simple "call and response" congregational song for the beginning of a worship service, "The Shema." The song puts to music the scripture passage known as the "greatest commandment" of Jesus, Mark 12:29-30, where he quotes the ancient Hebrew call to worship of Deuteronomy 6:4. Hear oh  Is-ra-el, The [...]

By |2020-03-16T22:17:02-05:00March 16th, 2020|Music, Updates|0 Comments

A Song of Hope Inspired by Ecclesiastes & John Maxwell’s “Failing Forward”

As I write this it’s Labor Day Weekend, and on the Daily Audio Bible podcast, we started the book of Ecclesiastes. Ecclesiastes is a fantastic passage of scripture to read at this time of year. As the seasons change and we approach the final quarter of the year, it is a good exercise to reflect [...]

By |2017-09-02T08:14:08-05:00September 2nd, 2017|Music, Songwriting|0 Comments

How Can We Change the Way the World Encounters God ?

So I’ve been following along with this series called “The Journey of Worship”” taught by Ray Hughes,at Grace Center in Franklin, TN. You can watch the videos here.  And I got his book “107 Things I Forgot To Say The Last Time I Talked About Worship, Creativity and Music” It’s a guided journal exercise to “slow down”, fully experience [...]

By |2017-03-06T17:05:30-06:00March 6th, 2017|Leadership, Music, Vision|0 Comments

The First Noel

Here's a music video for the song "The First Noel" from my JOYFUL: Christmas Praise & Worship project. Love it when a plan comes together! [youtube id="cVNaf18G0TU"]

By |2015-12-22T08:38:51-06:00December 22nd, 2015|Music|0 Comments

Come Thou Long Expected Jesus

 I’m delighted to share this Advent song from my  album JOYFUL Read more about the 11 songs and arrangements on the project here. […]