An interesting slice of life series of articles at the Songfacts webpage focuses on the changes to their lives that writers of famous songs have experienced. In most cases these are not the people who sang the songs that became hits. Some of the names are familiar, lots aren’t. But each story demonstrates that one …

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If you attend church, you may never preach a sermon, but you have ministered to everyone over and over again. In song. From Andrew Roycroft at Thinking Pastorally: The beauty of true worship is that we address ourselves to God, but we also address one another with who God is and what he has said. …

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This video revisits the old ground of modern versus classic expressions in song lyrics, but how can you pass up the idea of Clint Eastwood in full curmudgeon mode reading modern praise lyrics. It had me at ‘oh I feel like dancing, it’s foolishness I know’. And before you think that I Could Sing Of …

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Our travel plans today included worshipping with the people of the Rose City Presbyterian Church in Warwick. After a helpful sermon aimed at grumpy (and angry) people finding freedom and fruitfulness in the resurrection life Christians share with Jesus we sang Raised With Christ. The lyrics: Verse 1 Put aside the lives that you once …

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Saviour, Shepherd Me. A setting of Psalm 23 by Matt Searles, vocals by Liv Chapman. Released on Searle’s 2016 album Tumbling Sky. The lyrics: The Lord’s my shepherd Nothing shall I lack, or need He bids my soul rest In the pastures wide and green Saviour shepherd me Saviour shepherd me His grace restores me …

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