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Hillsongs’ “What a Beautiful Name It Is” (What 400+ Million Views and a Grammy Can Teach Us About Worship Songwriting)

What a Beautiful Name It Is Hillsongs’ “What a Beautiful Name” by Brooke Ligertwood and Ben Fielding took the worship world by storm a couple of years back and even won a Grammy. We still sing it a lot at our church and I bet you do, too. It’s hanging around in the top songs on CCLI’s Top 100 even now and that means it’s being used by a lot of believers today, even four years later. It’s just one of those amazing worship songs that seems to have burst onto the church unannounced like a hailstorm on a sizzling

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Carol Chisolm: From Burned Out to Bold New Ministry

Songwriter Success Story Carol Chisholm suffered with alopecia, a skin disorder that causes extreme hair loss. Embarrassment and shame were her constant companions. She hid beneath wigs and told no one of her condition, refusing to let even her family see her uncovered balding head. But Carol had no idea

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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 Copyright a Song – Protecting Your Music

How to Copyright Your Songs Many songwriters we know think dealing with copyright is about as much fun as a root canal. The thought of learning how to copyright a song for protecting your music may seem daunting and even scary enough to stop the process altogether. But it doesn’t

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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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Carol Chisolm: From Burned Out to Bold New Ministry

Songwriter Success Story Carol Chisholm suffered with alopecia, a skin disorder that causes extreme hair loss. Embarrassment and shame were her constant companions. She hid beneath wigs and told no one of her condition, refusing to let even her family see her uncovered balding head. But Carol had no idea

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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.

Read More »

How to Copyright a Song – Protecting Your Music

How to Copyright Your Songs Many songwriters we know think dealing with copyright is about as much fun as a root canal. The thought of learning how to copyright a song for protecting your music may seem daunting and even scary enough to stop the process altogether. But it doesn’t

Read More »

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

Read More »

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