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 →

Resources for the Calvin Worship Symposium 2014

Here is a collection of links, posts, and pages to check out during the various presentations this week. Symposium 2014 on the Interwebs You can watch a number of videos of services and plenary's HERE. You can read back over twitter comments, links, and pictures at #wsymp14 Songwriting Seminary (Thursday) Master List of Retuned Hymn Artists... Continue Reading →

The Calvin Worship Symposium, Jan 2014

It is a testament to CICW that thousands of people travel to Michigan in the dead of winter each year to participate in their Worship Symposium.  This year, like every year, there is a fantastic list and lineup of speakers, workshops and seminars.  The conference as a whole will focus on the book of Exodus... Continue Reading →

Notes and News Summer 2013

We've been enjoying a sabbatical at Cardiphonia but here are a few bits and bobs to check out. Listening: Bifrost Arts has released their newest collection of hymns and originals "He Will Not Cry Out."  Very, very excited to contribute an original track that bifrost arranged for this record. Please check it out.  More info... Continue Reading →

Psalms for the 21st Century

Cardiphonia is prepping this week to release our 6th compilation - this time drawing from the Egyptian Hallel - a unique set of Psalms (113-118) that have long been associated with passover/seder celebrations.  I'm very excited for you all to read the article that Dr. Scott Redd has written on how to include these psalms in your holy week... Continue Reading →

The Psalms: A Gymnasium for the Soul

Two great resources from the early church that explores the psalms as a place to "exercise" our spiritual lives with God. Union University spent a year exploring the Psalms in their chapels with a Calvin Grant Funded project.  The result of many of those talks is a new book on the Psalms for Worship.  You... Continue Reading →

Calvin Worship Symposium 2012 – Reflections

PDF - 2012 Program Book (workshops and worship) Video and Audio from workshops will be posted here It's not often that you get the opportunity to worship with over 1500 people from dozens of different countries, cultures, and denominations.  This diversity is one of the chief joys of participating in Calvin's Worship Symposium held every... Continue Reading →

Calvin Worship Symposium 2012

There is still time to register (till Jan 19th) for this fantastic worship conference coming up the end of January (26th-28th) in the balmy winter haven of Grand Rapids, MI.  The theme this year focuses on the psalms and corresponds with the publication of a huge new psalter The Psalms for all Seasons. The Calvin... Continue Reading →

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