Porters Gate Worship Project

On October 6th the new Porters Gate Worship project will release their first album of collaborative songs related to the idea of vocation and worship.  Artistically attempting to address the systemic problem of connecting concerns of work to the worship of God. Isaac Wardell (formerly Bifrost Arts) is at the helm of the project with... Continue Reading →

New Worship Songs for Hope 2017

It's a ton of fun working with college students at Hope and the crazy curation work that goes into finding songs that are musically interesting, biblically coherent and a good fit for our worship context.  Here's a list of some of my current faves that we are currently working on...and if you want to see... Continue Reading →

Singing the Reformation into the 21st Century

Here is a larger list of materials that I originally collected for Reformed Worship highlighting the 500th commemoration of the Reformation. PROJECTS: Resources from Fuller's Brehm Center One of the few places to find musical resources for children to celebrate the Reformation. Rise & Worship - New Hymns for the Reformation - a collection of texts... Continue Reading →

Hope College Worship – Psalms EP 2017

Last Fall we invited singer-songwriter and anglican artist-in-residence Wendell Kimbrough to perform a concert of his most recent Psalms album as well as lead a songwriting retreat with my worship teams with Hope College.  After a few hard months of edits, arrangements, and pre-production work my students booked one day in Hope's fancy new recording... Continue Reading →

Songs for Lent 2017

There have been some great resource posts on the Liturgy Fellowship facebookgroup for lent. Here are some of the highlights so far.  Personally, I've been reading through accounts of music innovations from the Reformation as I prep resources for a few 500th celebrations and many of those are apropos for lenten/catechetical formation. Johann Zwick, one... Continue Reading →

February 2017 Bits and Bobs

Here's a round up of new music and worship links we've come across recently. Lenny Smith - You Are My Hiding Place I'll be posting more on this album coming up but for now check out Lenny's own words on this retrospective that highlights songs he's written in the past 30 years!! Alex Mejias - Kingdom... Continue Reading →

Bits and Bobs – Fall 2016

Here are a number of new albums, articles, events, and liturgical ephemera you gotta check out soon! Before we get to the onslaught of ridiculously good new albums: [] COS yearly psalm contest has its deadline this week.  Get writing people! [] Doxology and Theology Worship Conference - Nov 3-5, Louisville, KY (Sign up soon!) []... Continue Reading →

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