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Writing Your Best Songs Now

Can’t finish your songs? Unsure how to connect with listeners? Here’s how you can start writing your best songs now! Writing Your Best Songs Now If you’re struggling to find great ideas or finish your songs, odds are it’s not a lack of inspiration. Being a Christian songwriter means you’re already inspired. Jesus doesn’t have to do anything else to be all the inspiration you need for a lifetime of effective songwriting. The real issue is a lack of songwriting skills. Many aspiring Christian songwriters mistake their passion for Jesus for great songwriting ability. They are very different things. Millions

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Can Your Songs Change the World?

In my devotions this morning, Brennan Manning has written, “You are going to leave people feeling a little better or a little worse. You’re going to affirm them or deprive them, but there’ll be no neutral exchange. If we as a Christian community took seriously that the sign of our

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Why You’re Really Here

“People may say I couldn’t sing, but no one can ever say I didn’t sing.” ~ Florence Foster Jenkins Writers write. No matter who praises them or thinks their songs are commercial or recordable or useful in any way, writers just write. They write because they want to. They write

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What I Learned Managing Successful Songwriters

I was thinking today about the amazing privilege I’ve had to manage some of the greatest professional songwriters I’ve ever met. I had many years in Nashville as VP of Publishing for Star Song Media and then for Integrity Music managing dozens of high-end writers and creating hundreds of pieces

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Finish Your Songs Quickly and Easily

It should go without saying that learning to finish a song is as important as starting one, but this is exactly where a lot of songwriters get stuck. You probably know what I mean… You get an idea, maybe a phrase that could be a great hook, or a melody

Read More »

Three Ways to Write a New Song

Are you looking for some fresh insights and inspiration fro your songwriting? Do you get bored playing the same three chords on your acoustic and long for something fresh? Here are three ways I’ve been inspired to write fresh new songs while listening to music! Actually, I get a lot

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Create What You Love

There’s an old saying that goes, “Find a job you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” As wonderful as it sounds to actually find a job you love, few of us ever do and many of us wind up just tolerating our present jobs while hoping

Read More »

4 Songwriting Secrets You Need to Know

Okay, yes, I know… God gave you a song and you just don’t know what to do with it or how to “get it out there” to the world. You’ve got lots of questions and wonder about copyrights and studios and “getting published.” Well, believe me, among the myriad things

Read More »

Can Your Songs Change the World?

In my devotions this morning, Brennan Manning has written, “You are going to leave people feeling a little better or a little worse. You’re going to affirm them or deprive them, but there’ll be no neutral exchange. If we as a Christian community took seriously that the sign of our

Read More »

Why You’re Really Here

“People may say I couldn’t sing, but no one can ever say I didn’t sing.” ~ Florence Foster Jenkins Writers write. No matter who praises them or thinks their songs are commercial or recordable or useful in any way, writers just write. They write because they want to. They write

Read More »

What I Learned Managing Successful Songwriters

I was thinking today about the amazing privilege I’ve had to manage some of the greatest professional songwriters I’ve ever met. I had many years in Nashville as VP of Publishing for Star Song Media and then for Integrity Music managing dozens of high-end writers and creating hundreds of pieces

Read More »

Finish Your Songs Quickly and Easily

It should go without saying that learning to finish a song is as important as starting one, but this is exactly where a lot of songwriters get stuck. You probably know what I mean… You get an idea, maybe a phrase that could be a great hook, or a melody

Read More »

Three Ways to Write a New Song

Are you looking for some fresh insights and inspiration fro your songwriting? Do you get bored playing the same three chords on your acoustic and long for something fresh? Here are three ways I’ve been inspired to write fresh new songs while listening to music! Actually, I get a lot

Read More »

Create What You Love

There’s an old saying that goes, “Find a job you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” As wonderful as it sounds to actually find a job you love, few of us ever do and many of us wind up just tolerating our present jobs while hoping

Read More »

4 Songwriting Secrets You Need to Know

Okay, yes, I know… God gave you a song and you just don’t know what to do with it or how to “get it out there” to the world. You’ve got lots of questions and wonder about copyrights and studios and “getting published.” Well, believe me, among the myriad things

Read More »

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