Jonny & Cheryl Shepherd

Worship Music & Media

Taylor Swift Being Prophetic? – Part 3

Taylor Swift Being Prophetic? – Part 3

Headpones & BibleYou can read part 1 HERE, or part 2 HERE.

After discussing our moral diet that comes from both secular music and other media such as televison, we are left with an important question.

What do we want our souls to feast on?

The easy answer to this question, is the Word of God.  The Bible.  66 books of history, poetry, prophecy, teaching and inspiration, written as a love letter to humanity by God through his people.

But as musicians, worship leaders and songwriters, we need to take this responsibility seriously. Read more about Taylor Swift Being Prophetic? – Part 3

Finishing Last In The Upside Down Kingdom

Finishing Last In The Upside Down Kingdom

Finishing Last In The Upside Down Kingdom
Finishing Last In The Upside Down Kingdom

Wow, the Kingdom of God is just inside out, upside down and back to front.

It says several times in Matthew that “the last will be first, and the first will be last”, and while there is much depth in this simple statement to be pondered, I have been considering it recently in regards to worship, my role as a worship leader and as someone writing, recording and selling worship music. Read more about Finishing Last In The Upside Down Kingdom

Favourite Worship Song of 2011

Favourite Worship Song of 2011

Favourites songs of 2011
Favourites songs of 2011

Another year begins.

Through the relentless churn and turnover of songs sung in church, where so many songs are brought in and cast aside with equal urgency, there are just a handful that really stand out for me.  They may not be songs written specifically this year, but they are ones which have meant much to me this year.  So to reverse the traditions of Sunday afternoon top 40 on Radio 1, I’ll start with this years no. 1… Read more about Favourite Worship Song of 2011