Worshipping through the Beatitudes

Paul Neeley recently posted that Nov 1 (All Saints) has been a day that has historically reflected on the beatitudes.  It was really hard for me to find resources on the beatitudes to use in public worship when we preached through them last fall.  So here are a few pieces to meditate on that I... Continue Reading →

Faith and Vocation Songwriting Contest

Cardiphonia and Bifrost Arts Music invites congregational songwriters to submit a worship song about faith and vocation to our Faith and Vocation Songwriting Contest. The winner will receive a $750 award; the runner-up will receive a $250 award. There is no entry fee and the contest is open to all. Submissions must be emailed or... Continue Reading →

Favorite Worship Songs from 2015

I'm a few years back on my top ten song lists so this will be a bit of a catch up...some of these I've never led but enjoyed in various churches and conferences I've attended recently. --- Arise, Shine, for Your Light has Come- Isaiah 60 (Jered McKenna) mp3 | chart I've seen a lot... Continue Reading →

Worship Networks Abound

I love to keep tabs on networks in the world of worship/sacred music. Each one is a microcosm of creativity, regional particularities, and of course the work of the Holy Spirit in unique contexts.  These groups all strive to provide resources through music, blogs, and conferences and all have a desire to serve the greater... Continue Reading →

Everhart – Holy Week

Everhart is songwriter Katie Everett, based out of Philadelphia, PA. This really creative collection of songs meditates on themes and events of each day in Holy Week. It was produced by Matthew Monticchio who has contributed a ton of great songs to the church through his Pageant Music. A pdf of leadsheets is available with... Continue Reading →

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