Songwriting: What You Say Matters

Often the only differences between Christian and secular music are the lyrics, so what you have to say matters. Today we are sharing a few tips with you on how to get the right people in the co-writing room and how to refine the inspiration to get the best results. http://musicandministry.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Podcast-025.mp3Podcast: Play in new window[…]

Songwriting: The Track Person

There are usually three kinds of people in the room for a co-write.  The lyricist, a melody person, and the track person. Today we take a quick look at how having someone adding sounds to the sonic landscape can inspire a melody and direct lyrics in ways that might otherwise be impossible. http://musicandministry.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Podcast-015.mp3Podcast: Play in[…]

For The Church By The Church with Jess Cates

Our first guest is a big one as Jess Cates, from jesscatesmusic.com joins us to share lessons he’s learned from being a professional songwriter for his entire adult life. He’s written many #1 pop songs for artists such as the Backstreet Boys and Nick Lachey but he also wrote “Even So Come” that was recorded[…]

Worship Songwriting = Expressing Your Heart

Not everyone is a worship songwriter but we all will lead songs to help people worship. Join Steven Reed as he talks about the core requirement to writing effective worship songs – Your Heart! http://musicandministry.co/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Podcast-003-Expressing-Heart.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS