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 →

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 →

Sandra McCracken – Psalms

Welcome to your worship resource primer on many things Sandra McCracken (If you've not had the privilege of following her work). She is a stellar Singer-Songwriter, author, and lover of hymns old and new. We first heard of her songwriting through the retuned hymn group Indelible Grace. Catch her on tour right now with All... Continue Reading →

Zac Hicks Greatest Hits Overview

I've been a fanboy of Zac Hicks since we first started swapping encouragements more than 10 years ago.  I love the work that Zac has done and continues to do to build bridges and wrestle with care, love, and theological acumen on the church and worship. Below is a brief guided tour to some of... Continue Reading →

San Fran ARLW Conference recap

Back to my new digs at Hope College and feeling very thankful for time spent in San Francisco with friends old and new. Did I mention the toast? I was out there for a conference that City Church San Fran was hosting with the ARLW focused on the theme of Liturgy and Evangelism.  A bunch... Continue Reading →

Redeemer Hymnal Vol. 2 Lent

Redeemer Hymnal Vol. 2 Lent Redeemer Christian Church Nice album of hymns orig. and redone from Redeemer Church in Amarillo, TX Buy and donate to the album on NOISETRADE

Reality LA – Hymns

Most of the links seem to be broken to this great album from Reality LA Church where they recast a number of old hymn texts in a slick pop/rock vibe. So i'm reposting the files that I have for the album with charts HERE. This album includes: I Will Sing the Wondrous Story Love Lifted... Continue Reading →

Support Redeemer Knoxville’s new record

Matt Grimsley and the musicians at Redeemer Knoxville are crowdfunding a new record over at Indiegogo.  They released "Rise O Buried Lord" a few years back that is one of my favorites. Please support them and check out all of the awesome rewards for worship leaders and churches. Here is their tentative tracklist: 1)... Continue Reading →

Retuned Hymn CD for your Halloween Weekend

A few years back two of my favorite artists, Katy Bowser and Kenny Hutson (who also happened to be married), released a little collection of retuned hymns called "Ghostly Songs." Here Katy explains why they called their album "Ghostly" songs.  A great meditation for this weekend. Why Ghostly Songs?  Well, apparently we’re not the first... Continue Reading →

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