Category: Songwriting Toolbox

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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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3 Ways to Grow Towards Success in the Christian Music Business

Getting your songs “out there” I received a snarky email the other day that made me sad for a minute. Here’s what happened. I send out a lot of value-oriented content to our email community. Often I’ll invite our followers to consider joining our 8-week online NCS Coaching program, a

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“God Gave Me A Song… Now What” Workshop Happening October 2nd

Live Songwriting Workshop October 2nd, 2021 Nashville Christian Songwriters is announcing a LIVE 3-hour online workshop entitled “God Gave Me A Song… Now What?” featuring John Chisum and Robert Till. The workshop is happening Saturday, October 2nd, from 9:00 – Noon CDT. This interactive workshop experience expands the popular webinar

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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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Musical instruments with "Our Best Songwriting Tips for 2021"

Our Best Songwriting Tips for 2021

With 2020 slowly fading in the rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our focus to the opportunities God is bringing us in this New Year. We thought some fresh songwriting tips might be just the ticket for you to get things off to a great start! The global hardships, pandemics,

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Taming Your “Inner Critic” (Three Ways to Overcome Self-Sabotage)

Shutdown again by that nagging voice inside that says you’ll never be good enough? If you’re a serious songwriter who keeps getting blocked by a critical inner voice, you’re in good company. A lot of songwriters struggle with negative internal dialog that keeps them frustrated and fruitless. But it doesn’t

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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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MIKE WEAVER: Songs of Deliverance in Times of Trial and Loss

“My entire theology is a Man, it’s Jesus,” says Mike Weaver, frontman of Christian music’s powerhouse band Big Daddy Weave. “I’m telling you, He is with you and He’s with you in the most real way.” With robust faith and authenticity, Weaver shares through this warm and often funny episode

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