Friendly fire-the tech vs muso problem

Scenario: It's 5 minutes before the service is due to start and the band leader is getting stressed because the sound guy has had a battery-related catastrophe and is nowhere to be seen as he attempts to source new ones. Or the sound guy is getting frustrated and pleading for…


Word and Spirit

One of the very good things about working with brothers and sisters involved in church music from all over the world is that you are forced to think through theological issues carefully, so that they don’t become merely personal theological idiosyncrasies. Taking one particular stand on an area of theology…


Solo thinking part 3

Playing A Solo Instrument In A Band - Practical Basics After all that introspection, here are ten practical tips. I’m going to talk mostly about improvisation, since I’m assuming this is the area people have most questions about. What I have to say is pretty obvious, but sometimes the obvious…


PDF Hymnal G-I

Give to our God Glorious things TAB Glory be to God the Father God of the covenant God whose almighty word Great God of wonders Great is thy faithfulness Guide me O my great Redeemer Here_is_Love Hail the day Holy holy holy TAB How good a thing it is How…


PDF Hymnal J-L

Jerusalem the Golden Jesus lover of my soul Jesus the name high over all Jesus Paid it All Just as I am Let earth and heaven combine Let us sing the King Messiah Lord be my vision Lord it is not within my care Lord, speak to me

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PDF Hymnal M-P

Now thank we all our God O Breath of life O for a closer walk with God O for a heart to praise O for a thousand tongues O God our hope O Lord my God O sacred head Our Father God Our God stands Praise him, praise him Praise…


PDF Hymnal R-U

Rejoice the Lord is King! Rejoice the Lord is King (2) Ride on ride on Rock of ages new tune See the conqueror mounts Sovereign Lord TAB Sovereign Ruler Speak Lord in the stillness Spirit of God, our hearts inspire The church's one foundation The heavens declare your glory Lord…