Matt Redman: How Rich Theology Helps Write Better Songs & Build Stronger Believers

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  • Josh Kluge


Matt Redman

Are your worship songs just feel-good moments, or are they spiritually transformative experiences?  Dive deep with us as we unpack the power of theology in worship with Matt Redman!

Matt, renowned for hymns like ‘10,000 Reasons’ and ‘Blessed Be Your Name,’ reveals why a strong theological foundation is vital for effective worship leading and songwriting.

Discover how the right understanding of God can elevate your songs from emotional highs to soul-stirring declarations. Songs that shape the faith of your congregation.

Don’t miss this episode if you’re aiming to lead your church into a deeper, more meaningful relationship with God through worship.

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More about Matt Redman

Let me tell you, Matt Redman is the real deal, an absolute legend in the worship scene. Not only is he a GRAMMY®-Award winner, but for over two decades, he’s been gifting the Church with some of the most spirit-filled anthems. Matt Redman has led worship in places from South Africa and Japan, all the way to India, Australia, and the Czech Republic. Throughout the years of travel and visibility he has maintained a life of honor and trustworthiness. Truly, Matt Redman is a man worth following.

His Songs

You’ve got to remember some of his best-known songs—classics like “The Heart of Worship,” “Blessed Be Your Name,” and “Our God.” And who can forget the double-Grammy winning “10,000 Reasons?” These aren’t just songs; they’re anthems that have shaped how we engage with God in worship. More recently, he’s been part of co-writing gems like “Do It Again” and “Build My Life.” Each new song Matt Redman releases just adds another layer to the level of impact he’s leaving in the world.

Other Things Matt’s Up To

Now, what’s particularly awesome is that Matt Redman isn’t just about the music. He’s also an author, delving into topics that matter to worship leaders and worshipers alike. Plus, in 2021, he branched out into the world of podcasts with ‘Redman & Riddle,’ co-hosted with the equally anointed Jeremy Riddle. Talk about a dynamic duo!

His family life

Originally hailing from England, Matt Redman has made sunny California his home, where he lives with his wife, Beth, and their five kiddos. This guy isn’t just leading on stage; he’s leading at home, too.

Overall Matt Redman is truly a man of honor and humility. We are so honored to have him on the show today. Can’t wait for you to listen to today’s episode!

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