Alaskan Andrea Sandefur Named NCS Songwriter of the Month Andrea Sandefur is a wife, Mom, worship leader, songwriter, and civil engineer living with her family outside of Anchorage in Wasilla, Alaska. Specializing in water conveyance and water treatment, Andrea values serving her community with her education and with her music.
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If you know rock and roll, you know NEEDTOBREATHE. Hailing from Possum Kingdom, SC, this trio of hard rocking musicians have been at it for two decades and counting, straddling Christian and mainstream charts with their own blend of Gospel, roots, and pop. Show host, John Chisum, sat down recently
…and why YOU need to write it! Ahhhh, the sounds of Christmas…. the ubiquitous Salvation Army Santa outside of Walmarts and Best Buys with that annoying little bell clanging till you give him a buck just to make him stop, but he never does… The bustle of shoppers and imaginary
From 80s Rocker to Local Church Worship Leader “I needed to begin to try to make my craft of songwriting better if I was going to reach people,” admits NCS Songwriter of the Month, Mark Pogue. A Nashville resident since the mid-1980s, Mark is no stranger to making commercial music.
From PTSD to Powerhouse Ministry Dr. Katie Fetzer of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been named NCS Songwriter of the Month. Fetzer, who goes by the stage name “Lukelle,” stays busy managing a thriving counseling practice, a university teaching career, marriage, motherhood, and a budding new music career. Katie, a long
Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS) President and Founder, John Chisum, has announced that he is releasing a new worship single this week entitled “How Great.” The release comes after a significant hiatus from releasing original material. Chisum, a well-published songwriter and worship leader in the 1990’s with Integrity Music, is best
Darnell Peters Named NCS Songwriter of the Month New York state’s Darnell Peters, husband, father, and bassist, has been named NCS Songwriter of the Month. Peters, a physical therapist by day, is reaching his goal of becoming an impactful Christian songwriter with the release of his inspirational single, “I Am
Dealing with Disappointment Born the fifth of six children into a highly musical family, 20-year old Anna Beth Boland has begun to carve out her own musical niche with the release of her new single, For My Good. Released August 29th, the song portrays Anna’s transparent cry of trusting God
God’s given you a song, or a lot of songs, and now you’re wondering what the next step is, right? Join NCS President and veteran Christian songwriter, John Chisum, for the replay of this powerful free songwriter training that will help you discover the next right steps in fulfilling your
Carrie Brooklyn Alexander Named NCS Songwriter of the Month A Northern Ireland singer-songwriter and worship leader, Carrie Brooklyn Alexander, has been named NCS Songwriter of the Month. Alexander, a resident of Armagh, NI, is writing and releasing her own music, as are many aspiring Christian artists. But Carrie is also