Our Infectiously Clean King

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding our social interactions as humans really surreal at the minute.  The way people cross the road to avoid each other, visibly hold their breath when passing by, wear masks and gloves and disinfect everything that may possibly have been touched by anyone…

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Planning centre – review

At my church, TCM Baptist Church in Lincoln, we’ve recently invested in a digital, app-based system for displaying music for our musicians - Planning Center’s ‘Music Stand’. Getting to this point was not quick and not straight forward, so I thought I’d give my thoughts and insights into how and…

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new songs for new year

Recently we emailed a number of music directors around the UK and asked what songs they had been teaching over the last few months in their churches. We hope the list below and the Spotify playlist will give you some inspiration in the coming weeks and months. Obviously with lists…

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EMA songs

  Here are all the songs we are singing at EMA 2017, including links to recordings and sheet music. For sheet music for those not listed, see Songselect Tuesday 27th June  Song 1: Tell out my soul Song 2: Before the throne - Listen - sheet music Song 3: Be…

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Fountains of blood!

(Review of ‘New Again’ – Word Alive 2016 album) Since its inception in 1993, Word Alive as a conference has served the church in the UK through the faithful teaching of God’s Word. Amidst a wonderful all age teaching programme, singing God’s praises has been a highlight for many who…

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‘Tumbling Sky’ by Matt Searles

Before I get to Matt's new album, its good to be able to say that this won't be the only only album reviewed over the next few weeks and months from UK groups and individuals. That in itself is extraordinary; a great blessing and encouragement from God. However, into this…

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‘I want to buy…’ Electric guitar and kit

Amps Does the quality of Amp really matter that much? so long as it makes my guitar go louder it'll be fine, right? The guitar Amp is probably the most fundamental part of your sound. It doesn't matter how expensive your guitar or effects pedals are, if you're amp is…

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Jesus has come – let’s sing for that!

The organised among you will no doubt already have your music for Christmas well under way.  After all, the first round of carol services are about to hit this weekend! And perhaps you love Christmas, and are over the moon that the season of stollen, sparkly lights and stockings is…

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New Songs 2014/15

  Below is a list of some of the newer songs we’ve been introduced to recently and have used in various conferences.  Some you will know already, some of them will not suit your church context at all, some you may not like at all, but some you may find…

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Jerusalem- City Alight : song review

We've recently come across this song, and introduced it to our church the past few Sundays. It is really beautiful and worth looking at if you are doing a series on the cross, or Jesus work to bring us to the new creation, or are looking for a song for…

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