Michael Van Patter – Songs in the Night

Michael writes that "This is an album borne of long nights, impossible questions, fear, waiting, and hope. These are songs for the brokenhearted."  Michael is one of my favorite artists in the church. He is a talented songwriter and arranger, an astute liturgical pastor, and a lover of good design.  This new album grows out... 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 →

Worshipping with the Modern Anglicans

Last week I had a wonderful time worshipping with the community at Trinity Anglican Seminary in Ambridge, PA (just north of Pittsburg). (FYI - Jamie Smith will be here in June for a worship conference) We spent three days diving into the nuts and bolts of songwriting for the church with some good time spent... Continue Reading →

Luke Morton – Beggar (album)

Luke Morton is the assistant pastor at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Issaquah, WA and also a great contributor to the growing repertoire of retuned hymns. I originally met Luke when he was an RUF intern at University of Washington slinging out retunes with fellow intern Luke Brodine. They recorded an album of retuned hymns in... Continue Reading →

Resources on grief and worship

i {image} Georges Rouault, "Miserere #2 I've been thankful for the postings over at "My Song in the Night" on grief, lament and worship.  My wife and I lost our first child a few years ago and we have found so few sojourners willing to sit with us in the "valley of the shadow of death."... Continue Reading →

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