Bits and Bobs – Summer 2015

Here is a collection of resources, songs, and albums that I've been enjoying this summer. LISTENING Jaywalk - Nathan Partain Nathan is the worship leader at Redeemer Presbyterian Church and one of my favorite songwriters.  He's just put out a new album that he is calling There Will Be Rest - Blake Flatteley Album of... 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 →

Light of Light, Enlighten Me – Nathan Partain

Another great retune for Epiphany worship from Nathan Partain, worship leader at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, IN. Recording is from a CD of hymns and originals published by Green Lake Pres in Seattle where Nathan and Rick used to work. Light of light, Enlighten Me mp3 | Chords | lead sheet | info Light of light, enlighten me Now anew... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Songs of Sending

Cardiphonia and Liturgy Fellowship have a fantastic Facebook page where worship leaders can ask questions, get resources, interact with one another.  Recently someone posted a question eliciting favorite closing/sending songs.  Here is our curated (nowhere close to exhaustive) list.  Please add to it in the comments below. A few key themes found in these songs/hymns. 1. A presence/blessings focus... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Favorite Opening Songs

Here is the list you've all been waiting for: Our top ten favorite opening songs. A good mix of hymns, retunes, and contemporary selections. The opening song choice is really important in worship.  It establishes the musical identity of the congregation. It sets the tone for your worship and communicates who you are chiefly interested... Continue Reading →

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