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Mar 2018 28 Mar 28, 2018

The law demands a weighty debt, And not a single mite will bate; But gospel sings of Jesus’ blood, And says it made the payment good....Read More

Mar 2018 27 Mar 27, 2018

Day by day, and with each passing moment, Strength I find to meet my trials here; Trusting in my Father’s wise bestowment, I’ve no cause for worry or for fear....Read More

Mar 2018 26 Mar 26, 2018

A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing; Our helper He, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing: For still our ancient foe doth seek to work us woe; His craft and power are great, and, armed with cruel hate, On earth is not his equal....Read More

Mar 2018 21 Mar 21, 2018

Writing for the church is good and God-glorifying, and I truly love doing it. I wonder, though, if more honest songs would arise if we didn’t only write for the church....Read More

Feb 2018 22 Feb 22, 2018

The strong movement produces strong music. There is no greater movement and no greater passion than Jesus’ gospel, the power of God to save. The songs of the redeemed should pack passion, creativity, intensity, and be sung loudly to reveal the story of God and how that story collides with our lives....Read More

Feb 2018 5 Feb 5, 2018

In previous posts, we talked about why it was important for songwriters to write from scripture, and how to do it faithfully, creatively and regularly (make some goals!). Today I want to list some specific ideas, writing prompts, scripture passages, and examples that might help you get started....Read More

Jan 2018 5 Jan 5, 2018
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The theme of this year’s Doxology & Theology Conference is liturgy. During our time together, we will explore the various expressions of liturgical traditions and learn how critical Scripture is to our gatherings....Read More

Nov 2017 13 Nov 13, 2017
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If you're reading this and you currently have little to no discernible gospel liturgy in place, I'd like to offer three thoughts and one exhortation that I hope are helpful in your worship planning....Read More

Nov 2017 6 Nov 6, 2017
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How exactly should a songwriter go about writing from the Bible? I’ll explore three key concepts we need to keep in mind as we attempt to write songs from the Bible....Read More

Nov 2017 2 Nov 2, 2017

Intentionality is important with your craft and leadership, but also in maintaining the health of your own heart....Read More