I’m a choir member now, but for a long time, I was in the pew. In fact, I was in the very last pew in the very back of the Church. But, there was never a Sunday when I wasn’t singing… taking my lead from those standing in the choir loft. Finally, one Wednesday night, […]
On Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, Mike Harland posted a blog titled, “5 Choir Rehearsal Killers” from a Worship Leader’s perspective. When he showed me the article, I immediately said, “You stole my blog,” because my topic for today – or at least in my head – was “5 Reasons Why Choir Members Don’t Attend Choir […]
Are you the Minister of Music for a small church? Medium church? Mega church? Do you have a choir? Are you always looking for new choir members, but only ever get a few to commit? Do you get the same excuses every time you mention joining the choir to someone? Don’t worry. You’re not the […]
Watch a video of the Christmas version of “Offering” by Paul Baloche featuring Kari Jobe, Lincoln Brewster, Jared Anderson, Glenn Packiam and others. Get charts for the song here.
A new version of “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” is now available. Dennis Allen has taken the lyrics of the classic advent hymn and set them to new music. Orchestra parts and audio tracks are available here. Preview the song below.
We’ve released charts for three songs from Francesca Battistelli’s new album, “Christmas.” Heaven Everywhere – An original song that features “Angels We Have Heard on High.” Joy to the World – An acoustic driven arrangement of the classic carol. You’re Here – A beautiful portrayal from Mary’s perspective how the baby she holds will one […]
Monday mornings. Some people love them…some people hate them. For me, they always seem to represent a new beginning. After some time evaluating just where we are, Mondays become the day where I chart out our direction-in the next few days, or weeks, and sometimes, even years. How about you? Do you meet with your […]
May You be praised, Lord God of our father Israel, from eternity to eternity. Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to You. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and You are exalted as head over all. […]
Thanksgiving is almost here, and as the holiday approaches, we are reminded to be thankful for our blessings from the Lord. It’s convenient to be thankful on a day called “Thanksgiving,” especially when we feel like our lives are going well. But it can be hard to give thanks throughout the rest of the year, […]
From Mike Harland “You will need to go by the business office before you leave.” Those words scared me to death. My wife was being discharged after 5 days in the hospital, three of which were in Intensive Care. She had been through a seven hour surgery, performed by four surgeons, to deal with the […]