Category Archives: Music

“Atheists don’t have no songs”

Steve Martin: “Religious people have such beautiful music and art, and atheists really have nothing…… until now.”   This is a lovely list song – lyrics made up of a list of categories – in this case, faiths.  Sung with … Continue reading

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Old to new

Worship – for those who love the rich wordings of old hymns, but who want to use 21st century music styles to engage a modern audience, there are some exciting new arrangements which combine both.  For example, one old and … Continue reading

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Jamming with the Brothers

Last night, there was a fantastic programme on late night BBC about a small group of 5 men who are saving lives, renovating a derelict church and restoring it to the small community in a multi-faith city – “Bronx to … Continue reading

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Unheard Song

This is the song least likely to be sung in church, any church. And yet it voices unspoken powerful songs of the heart.  A conversation with God which begins as a monologue, in doubt and searching.  Hear it.

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I am making all things new

Art in pain.  This is the story of Anthony LaMarca.  As he faced bone marrow transplant, his family made him a painting, which he made into a song. Story and song here http://www.sparkandecho.org/all-things-new_anthony-lamarca/  

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Writing a new take on Christmas (3 mins video)

“Behold I make all things new” is the title of a Christmas album, by Alana Levandoski. She makes a very interesting explanation for why she wrote this project, in this brief video.  “Whenever we see God historically as ‘out there’ -” … Continue reading

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Worship leader – how to become invisible

Great article from Mark Cole.  On how to serve as worship leader in such a way that people are not caught up with you but with Jesus… Worship Leading: 7 Keys To Becoming Invisible

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