Psalm 6 and a Glance Into the Creative Process

So this morning I was reading Psalm 6 and I posted this picture to TWS’ Instagram (FYI, follow us on Instagram!). One of the ways I study Scripture is I write songs based on or inspired by the Scripture. This forces me to wrestle with presenting the Scripture in a new but true way thatContinue reading “Psalm 6 and a Glance Into the Creative Process”

Song of The Month: The Love of the Savior

It is my great pleasure to introduce my good friend, Sean Ellis. He joined The Worshiping Songwriter early on and, if I remember correctly, had not written any worship songs yet. Then one day, in one of our monthly meetings, he decided to try it out even though he had not prepared anything for theContinue reading “Song of The Month: The Love of the Savior”

Song of The Month: How Long? (A Quarantine Prayer)

Originally, I planned on releasing a hymn arrangement this month. However, with the events of the past week, this song came back to my mind. I had started it early on in the lockdown. In the first session I wrote the first verse and chorus then let it sit for a while. Today I cameContinue reading “Song of The Month: How Long? (A Quarantine Prayer)”

Writing Songs That Worship

So far in our series of “Writing Songs That…” we’ve explored “Writing Songs That Teach” and “Writing Songs That Encourage”. Now we come to one of the most obvious topics that is so often misunderstood or misapplied. That topic is: Worshiping songwriters should write songs that worship. That seems so obvious. So why state it?Continue reading “Writing Songs That Worship”