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Should We Sing Songs that We Know aren’t *Technically* True?

Have you ever printed off the lyrics for your Sunday set and read them aloud? No melody, no accompaniment, just the words in your speaking voice.   It’s a unique experience that I’ve encouraged many worship leaders to do over the years. Words and phrases will strike you differently. It can freshen up an old …

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“You’re Never Gonna Let, Never Gonna Let Me Down!”…Right?

Music is a funny thing. In a utilitarian sense, it’s not very useful, but it holds enormous power over our human species.   In his book Musicophilia, Oliver Sacks rightly claims that music is auditory, emotional, and motoric, meaning that we listen to it with our whole bodies including our muscles. Even the tone-deaf among …

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Free Easter Worship Song Tutorials 2020

Easter Worship Song Tutorials 2020!

Hey, worship musicians! We’ve decided to make our most popular Easter song tutorials FREE to everyone to try and help make Easter Sunday a little easier this year! Whether you’re practicing for an online service or preparing your own worship set at home, you can now access these selected tutorials free for a limited time. …

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5 Secular Songs You Should Hear: Any How They Can Inspire Your Playing

5 Secular Songs You Should Hear: And How They Can Inspire Your Playing

The church’s understanding of “worldly influence” has always been a controversial and interesting topic. Christians tend to err on the side of separating themselves from the “secular world” as much as possible than to let it influence us in any way. To me, extremes are rarely a good thing. To completely isolate ourselves is to …

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