Jordan Holt

When not teaching guitar at Worship Online, Jordan tours with Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes, serves at The Belonging Co and loves helping people learn about worship as a lifestyle outside of the church.

Is a $1200 Overdrive Worth It? Can You Hear the Difference?

Guitar gear culture is a fascinating world where the nuances of tone can become nothing short of an obsession for many players.     Discussions about pedals, amps and guitars using ambiguous descriptors such as “transparent”, “breakup”, “touch sensitive”, and “feel” plague internet forums and social media accounts.  With so many opinions, and little experience …

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Lessons Learned from Bieber’s Latest EP – Our Sacrificial Creative Calling

IT’S NO SECRET THAT WE ARE LIVING IN A WORLD WHERE IT’S INCREASINGLY UNPOPULAR TO BE A CHRISTIAN. Standing up for the traditional Christian principles and promoting one way to God rubs against many of the mainstream media’s narratives that are being heavily pushed today. In Los Angeles’s mainstream music and arts industry, it’s arguably …

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Building a Healthy Social Media Platform as a Worshipper by Jordan Holt Worship Online Blog

Building a Healthy Social Media Platform as a Worshipper

In today’s culture, the temptation for self-promotion increases with every day that goes by. With each technological advance a voice that says “Share yourself! Let the world see you!” gets louder and louder. The influencer culture that social media has birthed isn’t anywhere near slowing down. As musicians on a platform, we have an even …

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Is the Coronavirus the Real Enemy? Overcoming Fear and Finding Peace in a Pandemic by Jordan Holt

Is Coronavirus the Real Enemy? Overcoming Fear and Finding Peace in a Pandemic

In a time where toilet paper is a rare commodity, countless people are out of work, people stockpile nearly 18,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to resell, and popular cities feel like ghost towns, it’s hard not to feel like we’re in the middle of an apocalyptic movie. Just the other day when this pandemic first …

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Exploring New Soundscapes for Guitar with Modulation Effects by Jordan Holt

Exploring New Soundscapes for Guitar with Modulation Effects

Modulation is a broad category of effects that isn’t necessarily vital for a pedalboard, but without a doubt adds a level of depth and creativity to a guitarist’s sound.  Certain modulation effects are such powerful tone-shapers that they can instantly transport a listener to a specific place or era. Don’t overlook how powerful they can …

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