NEXT: Christmas Worship 2015


Screen shot 2015-11-23 at 10.31.45 PMWith Christmas fast approaching, I’d like to pitch a few last-minute options for those of you who still have a few question marks in their Holiday set-lists. Though these might not all be quite as “indie” as I usually shoot for, they are all quality new songs worth considering. [Read more…]

NEXT: Fresh New Worship – October 2015

Screen shot 2015-11-07 at 10.39.20 PMEnjoy this curated list of (mostly) newly released worship songs for corporate worship, youth worship, specials, “soaking” songs, as well as personal listening.

I know it’s already November, but one song I wanted to include hadn’t hit iTunes until the first week of November!

Here they are: [Read more…]

Fresh New Songs for Worship, Sept 2015

60dd41a2a9fc811d30af8d3587946bf36710184632a8f7937fed197d256a3946a4e39e86be38cb8f67026a42b472e969c7b4e8c4bd5488c306227a459d13f8ded511976cb96e732b2513b0967afc1826Last month I shared my first “New Songs” Spotify collection – a tradition I used to maintain on a now extant feature of iTunes.

Written on the tail-end of September, the end of my month had a few surprises, so this is sliding into “home” a minute late.
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The Golden Key?

GoldenKeyMany of my “heroes” have said it – all men I admire and respect. I’ve read their books, listened to their teaching, and sung their songs. Most worship songwriting “experts” teach that there is an ideal range or “sweet spot” for worship songs. And I used to believe it – I really did – I towed the line. In fact, I still use their suggestions as a guide, but I’m not convinced it can be applied universally – here’s why: [Read more…]


One of the reasons I moved away from traditional hymnody towards theologically rich modern worship was the excellent songwriting of Sovereign Grace Music. A few years ago I was blessed to lead Mark Altrogge‘s excellent modern Christmas song, “Christ the Lord is Born Today”, as originally recorded by Sovereign Grace Music.  

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