Reflections: The First Praise Song (Genesis 2:23)

Today we get to reflect on the first praise “song” recorded in the Bible. I put the word “song” in quotes since all we have left is the poetry. I’m sure Adam could have sung these words and there is only a fine line between poetry and lyrics. I am of course referring to Adam’sContinue reading “Reflections: The First Praise Song (Genesis 2:23)”

Random Exercise Generator

Have you ever stared at a blank page and asked yourself “what am I going to write today?” If you have, then good news! I have a random musical exercise generator for you. I have added a permanent link under the “music” tab in the menu and you can also find it down below. IfContinue reading “Random Exercise Generator”

Reflections: Obedience and Worship (Genesis 2:15-17)

Welcome back to Reflections. Last week we looked at Genesis 1 and how being made in God’s image impacts our worship. I also mentioned that we try to hide the parts of God’s image that make us uncomfortable. We have a tendency to highlight His love while veiling His holiness and justice. This week’s reflectionContinue reading “Reflections: Obedience and Worship (Genesis 2:15-17)”

Reflections on Scripture (Genesis 1:26-28)

Welcome to the new series here on TWS where we’ll reflect on Scripture and worship. My hope is that we will gain a deeper appreciation for the act of worship, how it impacts us as worshipers, and how it reveals God’s character. We will start in the beginning. In Genesis 1:26-28 we read this: 26Continue reading “Reflections on Scripture (Genesis 1:26-28)”

Across the Sea of Sorrows (A Sea Shanty)

Hey all, Just thought I would post something that I found fun. One of the challenges given during the 2021 Getty Hymn Writers Collective was to write a song that tapped into the essence of a sea shanty. As I started listening to sea shanties I found one that I absolutely loved called “Across theContinue reading “Across the Sea of Sorrows (A Sea Shanty)”

Song of the Month: Lord I Believe

I always love when I can introduce songs from other members of The Worshiping Songwriter. This months song comes from Eric Hendrix, a music major at Cairn University. He brings a great ear and rich accompaniment to deep, self reflective lyrics. You can find the chord chart here. Enjoy! Let Eric know that you’ve heardContinue reading “Song of the Month: Lord I Believe”

Weekly Exercise (10/26/20-11/1/20)

Sorry for missing a week, life has been a little crazy! I’m also taking this as a chance to shift the weekly exercise to Monday-Sunday. One good way to start writing a song is to make note of those times when you think “I wish we had more songs about…” So in honor of Halloween,Continue reading “Weekly Exercise (10/26/20-11/1/20)”