Category: Music Writing

Many Christian Songwriters Think This (But They’re Wrong)

Many Christian songwriters think that if they’re proclaiming truth in their songs that everyone should like them…. but that’s not always true. People won’t love your songs just because you love Jesus. People won’t love your songs just because you quote the Bible. People won’t love your songs just because you

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NEEDTOBREATHE

BEAR RINEHART: NEEDTOBREATHE’s New Music, New Normal

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

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Why the World Needs One More Christmas Song

…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

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John Chisum Releases New Worship Single with NCS Songwriter, Tamera Perry

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

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Songwriter Darnell Peters

New York Bassist Darnell Peters Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

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

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Carrie Brooklyn Alexander Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

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

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Tim Stewart Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

Tim StewartNCS Songwriter of the Month From Suicidal to Singing God’s Praises Again There was a moment in Tim Stewart’s life in which suicide seemed a viable option. Experiencing bouts of depression brought on by stress and personal crisis, taking his own life was a temptation only broken through worship

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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

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