Category Archives: Worship

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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Chapter and Verse: counter-cultural every day life

The Message version of Romans 12:1-2 puts it well  So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what … Continue reading

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be who you were made to be

This morning, I have a sense that when followers of Jesus do what we are gifted to do ‘as unto the Lord’, no matter how we feel – that God says “You honour me” and it is pleasing to him. … Continue reading

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Songwriting as community

This is a video showing the making of a Bethel album behind the scenes. It begins with Jenn Johnson, songwriter, explaining: “This was a really communal event, based out of just friends – so all of our friends helped, so the … Continue reading

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The Sounds of the Universe

This month (September 2014) I was part of a missions team in Albania. I spent much of my time there playing percussion with children and with adults, having great fun. Mostly we played out in the open air enjoying the … Continue reading

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Kiss of Grace – Lorna McDougall

  Recently we have had the pleasure of mastering an album of instrumental soaking music for Lorna McDougall – called Kiss of Grace. Kiss of Grace came from a live recording at a soaking session at Lorna’s home.  Lorna asked … Continue reading

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Quiet Places – July 2013

Last night we ran our regular quiet place… a space for people to come an enter into silence.. to meet with God face to face… After folks went their own way I picked up the camera and took a few … Continue reading

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