Week 7 – 50 Days of Easter (Christ has Arisen)

Week 7 – Global Church Songs for Eastertide This week as we move towards Pentecost we’ll be featuring a mix of global church songs celebrating the Easter season! SONG: Christ has Arisen (Tanzania) chart I originally heard this at a Calvin Worship Symposium and have incorporated it into my Easter repertoire for the past few years.  It’s… Continue Reading →

Bits and Bobs – Spring 2018

Hope finished up classes this week so I’m catching up on a few things like sharing bits and bobs from the worship world.  Enjoy! NEW MUSIC PROJECTS: Luke Brawner & Friends – Lex Orandi (see above) Luke is a monster in the podcasting world but also a great songwriter, producer and church lover! Check out… Continue Reading →

Day 1 – 50 Days of Easter

For Easter this year we’re going to blog through the 50 days of easter on our way to Pentecost.  Something I’ve wanted to do for a while and being spurned on some someone’s remark that for as much as the evangelical church has poured into engaging the season of Lent – HOW MUCH more should… Continue Reading →

Bits and Bobs Fall 2017

There are an amazing amount of new projects out right now – tis the season! Sharing a few below that I’ve been able to listen to and think you’ll find beneficial to your devotional/liturgical life! [] Quiet Hymns – Matthew Smith Matthew has been releasing albums for a number of years both with Indelible Grace… Continue Reading →

Bellwether Arts – Advent/Christmas 2017

It’s been a busy season in the Cardiphonia workshop this year.  Hot off the heals of our new vocation double-album we are finally bringing to life a project to support the church calendar with a collection of liturgical resources. We are calling it Bellwether Arts. This advent is our inaugural release. Our plan is to… Continue Reading →

Nathan Partain – Worship Songs and Resources

Here is your introduction to everything Nathan Partain, the current Worship Director at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, IN.  Nathan is originally from Nashville, TN and grew up steeped in music.  He had a band in High School called Ceasar’s Glass Box that got signed to a major label. That didn’t work out so headed… Continue Reading →

Singing Our Way Through Eastertide

I am on a slow journey to make more of Eastertide in my own worship life.  Versus Lent I am thinking about what I can add to my life.  Feasting more. Fellowshipping with friends more. Reading and praying more.  Singing more songs that fill me with the wonder of the Resurrection.  Below I’m including a… Continue Reading →

Bits and Bobs – April 2015

Cardiphonia featured in April ’15 Christianity Today “The Best Worship Music You Won’t Find on the Radio” Indelible Grace Kickstarter Help support indelible grace as they work on their 7th album of retuned hymns. Jeremy Wingfield – “The Long Walk Home” Traditional Hymns, Retro Vibe. Park Church Denver – Revelation Songs kickstarter Joel Limpic and… Continue Reading →

Prayer to the Holy Spirit as Breath

As part of our series through the book of acts at Hope College a few of my colleagues are writing prayers meditating on the various images of the Holy Spirit in scripture.  Here is my prayer based on the image of the Holy Spirit as Breath, Wind, and Life. Acts 2:1-2 (ESV) When the day… Continue Reading →

Resources for a Series in the Book of Acts

Hope College has been worshipping their way through the book of Acts this year and I’ve been collecting and curating resources to support and encourage our journey. Many of these resources, especially music, is geared specifically towards my current context but I’ve also found some liturgical gems as well.  Especially powerful have been the prayers… Continue Reading →

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