A Greater Longing

20 Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, 21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever. Amen.  (Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV) For many…

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‘Can’t we just stick the service online?’

UPDATE - 24th March 2020Since the last update to this blog, CCLI have released a Streaming Licence. In light of this release and its implications, along with other clarifications that have come in recent days, I have rewritten the copyright section with the latest information. UPDATE - 19th March 2020PRS…

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London conference 2020 talks

On 25 January 2020, we gathered together with loads of musicians and directors from around London for a day of training and encouragement in All Souls Langham Place. It was a really fantastic day thinking around the theme of Singing in the Gap. We don't have recordings of seminar streams,…

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LMMC20 Setlist Links

Spotify Playlist Click here Sheet music Crown Him with many Crowns Behold our God - Sovereign Grace O Praise the Name (Anastasis)- Hillsong Worship Creator God- Ben Slee I stand amazed He Will hold me fast - Matt Merker The King in all his Beauty - Matt Boswell and Matt…

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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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| The Glorious Christ – Sovereign Grace | Review

Now that Christmas is over, you might be starting to think about the year ahead, and maybe new songs to introduce to your churches over the coming months. Overview This new album from Sovereign Grace came out just before Christmas. I'm sure you've heard at least bits of it already,…

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Meet the Team – Matt Dennis

Name: Matt Dennis Church: Christ Church Fulwood, Sheffield How have you been involved in church music ministry over the years? I’ve been serving in music ministry since not long after I became a Christian at the age of 17. A number of years later, I was encouraged by church leaders to consider…

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Meet the Team – Richard Simpkin

Name: Richard Simpkin Role in Music Ministry Heading up the apprenticeship scheme, and organising the weekly teaching slot we do at Cornhill London Church: St Helen’s Bishopsgate, City of London How have you been involved in church music ministry over the years? I spent 5 years as a chorister at…

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Mediocrity is under-rated

I have a really good friend who would love to write a book celebrating mediocrity. It’s a subject I’ve been thinking about a lot recently as both of my boys dive back into their schools. The worlds of academia, sport and music don’t seem to put a high value on…

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Meet the team – Heather Cowan

Name: Heather Cowan Church: St Ebbes, Oxford What is your role within Music Ministry? A little bit of everything! I do mostly background things- emails, website, conference planning etc, helping the rest of the team do their thing, and then occasionally involved in some training and playing. I'm also part of the…

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Christmas Playlist – the breakdown

I'm very sorry if mentioning Christmas when it is still November is a big no no! But if you are involved with your church's music, I've no doubt Christmas has begun to be prepared for, particularly if you have choirs and whatnot! We are putting our tree up this week,…

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Meet the team – Ben Slee

Name: Ben Slee Church: Christ Church Mayfair, London What is your role within Music Ministry? I am involved in training apprentices, in writing the Dwell Richly Course, and in the team who are setting up 3:16 Music for writing and recording new music, which will become more active in the next year-…

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