I'm in my third year serving as Director of Worship Studies at The King's University/Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. We have weekly chapel services in which we present a three to four song worship set. Like most of you, we tend to present a "cover" of the recorded arrangement. Was there a keyboard hook during … Continue reading You Have Permission
As I was looking up a word on dictionary.com today, I came upon this graphic. "9 Words About Beginnings". It lead to definitions of these words: incunabula, genesis, inchoate, inception, recrudescence, exordium, commencement, Ab ovo, nascent. Though several are words I wasn't familiar with, God encouraged my heart by reminding me that He is the … Continue reading Beginnings. Defined. Delivered.
I write regularly for Worship Musician Magazine. One of my recent articles spoke of those moments many keyboard players on worship teams encounter when they’re called on to play during a prayer time or quiet ministry moment. In this article I suggest some ways you might do something other than play a familiar song with its … Continue reading On Our Own
King Saul was terribly stressed and oppressed. SFB. Scripture says every time David played Saul felt better. Wow. David was skilled as an instrumentalist, and people around him knew that something special happened when he played. That's something I'd like to hear said of the music I create as a keyboard player. I think David's … Continue reading SFB
On the road again... Yesterday was a welcome day off on tour, and my roommate, Carl Albrecht, graciously spent a little of his time adding some drum tracks to a song I've written with Michael Bahn. The arrangement of the song is evolving nicely, and I'm looking forward to Michael or I recording it soon. … Continue reading Carl and the ripples he creates