Author: John Chisum

3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Songwriting Motivation

I recently subscribed to an app called WeCroak. It’s website says, “The WeCroak app is inspired by a Bhutanese folk saying: to be a happy person, one must contemplate death five times daily.” So, as promised, five times each day I receive a reminder of my eventual demise in the form

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Five Common Songwriting Mistakes to Avoid

Do you ever feel like the gears are slipping and you’re just NOT getting anywhere with your songwriting? Hey, I get it. Been there… bought the t-shirt, the bumper sticker, and the fridge magnet. It’s not fun to feel like you’re not getting where you want to go, but sometimes

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Meredith Andrews

MEREDITH ANDREWS: Worship in a World on Fire

Meredith Andrews sang her first song on stage at age six. Since that time, she has helped define an entire worship movement and become a much-loved CCM Artist with hits like “Not for a Moment” and “How Great Is the Love.”  Meredith is a multiple Dove Award winner and has

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Taming Your “Inner Critic” (Three Ways to Overcome Self-Sabotage)

Shutdown again by that nagging voice inside that says you’ll never be good enough? If you’re a serious songwriter who keeps getting blocked by a critical inner voice, you’re in good company. A lot of songwriters struggle with negative internal dialog that keeps them frustrated and fruitless. But it doesn’t

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10 Benefits of Coaching & Mentorship for Songwriting Success

Do you ever feel like you’ve got great songs locked up inside you with no way to get them out? Are you missing key songwriting skills and wondering how to get your songs out there? Maybe it’s time you considered these 10 benefits of coaching & mentorship for songwriting success.

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How to Write Song Lyrics – 10 Quick Tips For Success

Writing Song Lyrics Your calling to write great songs for Jesus is real, but sometimes it’s difficult to put this passion into words and know just how to write song lyrics. You feel so strongly about sharing the love you’ve felt from God and you want to draw others into

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JOHN CHISUM: Finding Song Ideas in Quarantine & Crisis

Our world has been ravaged and turned upside down by Covid-19, but you’re still called to write great Christian songs, right? In this special edition of the Song Revolution with John Chisum, John and co-host, Tina Keil, explore specific ways you can utilize the upset routines more creatively and capture even

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Song Ideas – Five Ways to Develop Great Songs

Songwriting Ideas Where do great song ideas come from? Are they crouching behind bushes just out of sight like crafty little leprechauns or hidden under rocks like salamanders waiting for you to turn them over to discover them buried there? Actually, neither is the case. While it may seem like

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