Sales of Christian music are down between 16-19% in the first quarter of 2014. This is a reflection of the whole music industry, where almost every genre of music in both physical and digital formats is decreasing in sales. There is a massive shift towards streaming music sites like Spotify, but did you know that theRead more about The Future Death Of Worship Music[…]
In the famous clip above, Julia Roberts character (a super-famous rich actress) tells Hugh Grants character (essentially a nobody)… “The fame thing isn’t really real, you know. Don’t forget I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Worship leaders and musicians have so often gravitated to a rock-starRead more about What Notting Hill Taught Me About Worship[…]
1 – Worship leaders & musicians are human
Many people see those who minister from ‘the platform’ as kind of special. Surely they are super-spiritual? Maybe really in tune with God? They are chosen and the Holy Spirit has bestowed upon them special powers? Use the Force Redman, use the Force!
Nope. Worship leaders and musicians are real people, with real problems, feelings, and issues. They wake up in a bad mood like you. They sleep in like you. They forget to read their bible, like you. Read more about 4 Things I’ve Learned About Worship Leaders & Musicians …
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 …