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 →

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 →

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 →

Calvin Worship Symposium 2017

Hope College Worship was invited to lead a service again at this years Worship Symposium. The theme for services this year was the book of Revelation. We planned a service that was inspired by Revelation 4-5. You can watch the whole service HERE. You can download this years Worship Symposium program catalog HERE. GATHERING Prelude:... 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 →

Retuned Hymnal

Western Seminary, which lives a few hundred feet from my office at Hope College was nice enough to interview me recently about a new project we've been working on for the past year - the Retuned Hymnal.  You can watch the interview HERE as a part of their new video blog project LuxCast.  The Retuned... Continue Reading →

NYC RUF Album Liner Notes – Tom Cannon

Here's a great quote from Tom Cannon, RUF Pastor at NYU whose RUF group produced one of the earlier Retuned Hymn albums - this was released just after the first Indelible Grace album. You can download a PDF of the liner notes HERE. Tom Cannon, RUF Pastor NYC, (From "From Depths of Woe" CD, 2000) “What... Continue Reading →

Bono and Eugene Peterson on the Psalms

My friend David Taylor along with a host of other folks from Fuller's new studio project released a video this week that captures the relationship between U2's Bono and Eugene Peterson over the past 20 years.  The video culminates in a short discussion at the Peterson's home in Flathead Lake, Montana where Bono sings a... Continue Reading →

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