Tag Archives: Worship Music

Album Review: “The Depth of Your Love” by Sixteen Cities

One of the things I love about looking for new worship music to introduce to my congregation is coming across bands I was previously unaware of that are producing solid worship music.  Sixteen Cities is just such a band.  Originally from Seattle, … Continue reading

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Worship Tips Wednesday: 5 Tips for Vocalists

Question: How can you tell a vocalist is at your door? Answer: They can’t find the key and don’t know when to come in! Of course I’m joking, but it’s good to poke fun at ourselves every once in a while. … Continue reading

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Matt Maher Is Catholic, And No One Cares (But Everyone Should)

There’s no better way to start off the new year than with a controversial post, so here goes: In July of 2007, just a couple of months after I had accepted the position as full time Worship Director at Christ … Continue reading

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Album Review: “Wake Up the Wonder” by Elevation Worship

It’s rare for even the most prolific worship leaders and bands to release two original albums in one year. So when Elevation Worship released Wake Up the Wonder last month I was more than a little surprised. Last January, Elevation released Only … Continue reading

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Music Set Apart: Choosing Worship Songs Part 4

One of the unique features of the CCM Worship world is the prevalence of live recordings.  In most contemporary music genres live concert recordings are a relative rarity.  Usually a well known artist will release a handful of studio albums … Continue reading

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Music that Inspires: Choosing Worship Songs Part 3

Christian Copyright Licensing International (or CCLI as most in the worship world refer to it) is the main licensing company for contemporary worship music.  Because copyright law prevents people and organizations from performing other musicians’ work in public without a … Continue reading

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Music that Instructs: Choosing Worship Songs Part 2

Over the past 7 years as a full time worship leader, I’ve found several resources that have been incredibly helpful in my ministry.  One of those resources is NewReleaseTuesday.com.  NRT is an online magazine that announces the release of almost … Continue reading

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