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.
Author: John Chisum
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
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
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
In case you haven’t noticed, coaching is all the rage. Back in the old days, “coaches” were often characterized as those geeky Mr. Something-or-Others, nondescript middle school gym teachers sporting white pocket protectors who had to teach shop or Intro to Geology to justify their existence on campus. But all
By now, many are growing numb to the constant barrage of news around the tragic outbreak of Covid-19. The realities of the disruption of our routines and the sudden sequestering we’re now in are compounded by the uncertainty of just how long this could drag on. David’s own words in
Ever feel like you’re being too hard on yourself? Afraid to show your songs to anyone because of the possibility they won’t like them? Do you hear yourself saying things like, “I’m really hard on myself,” or, “I’m always my own worst critic?” Well, great news! Here are three ways
Great songwriting is all about mindset. Yes, we need talent, skills, and a great reason to write, but how we think about songwriting, or anything else in life, is what drives the results we get from our efforts. If we think songwriting is arduous and difficult, then such it is.
God is moving in worship throughout our world. Having been part of the global worship movement since the late 1980’s, I’ve had the privilege of writing songs, recording albums, and leading thousands in worship across America and other parts of the world, as well as helping create hundreds of worship
How healthy are your songwriting habits? The best way to know is to look at the quality and quantity of your song output. If you’re writing less than one song per month or so, or, you know you’re not getting the kind of response and exposure for your songs you