While we try to deal with a few punctuation-related technical issues for online distribution of Spring Rain, the album is now available to stream, download or order as a hard copy from Bandcamp! I’m really pleased with the album and have been getting some great feedback from the Kickstarter supporters who have received their pre-release copies. … More Spring Rain: Hard copies and downloads now available from Bandcamp.com
Behind the scenes It might be erroneous to advertise that I can give a full behind-the-scenes tour of the writing of this song, as frankly it has been a couple of years since its genesis, and I can’t remember much of how it started. I don’t know which part was the first idea to come. … More Behind the songwriting process for ‘Spring Rain’ (with lyric video)
So it’s confession time: this song is made up of Christmas leftovers. … More A Child Is Born – lyric video and a confession
I’m excited to be able to share another song video to showcase some of what’s coming on the album I’m currently working on. This one’s called ‘Rejoice My Soul’ and is taken straight from Philippians 4. As I say in the video below, I love writing songs straight from Scripture as it makes for good … More New Song taster – ‘Rejoice My Soul’
I’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign! Until 21 September, you have the opportunity to help me reach a funding goal of £2,500 to produce an album of fresh songs handcrafted for personal and corporate worship. If the funding goal isn’t reached, however, the hard work I’ve already been putting into writing and recording the songs will … More Help make my new album happen!
As I write, the skies are beginning to rumble. May is drawing to a close, and Summer is breaking upon us with thundery conditions expected over the next few days. But you didn’t come here for a weather report – unless you’re interested in more than just what the meteorologists have to say. In other … More Spring Rain
Last month I posted a lyric video for ‘Face to Face’ to YouTube, which you can check out below. I started writing this song in 2013 and finished I think in 2014. I certainly remember that it was one of those I finished after I had been to a songwriter’s conference I was invited to … More Face to Face – Lyric video and song story
Some friends of mine just did a thing. I was pleased to be one of the Kickstarter backers for Songs for Sundays, a new project from Resound Worship, and it arrived in the post today! Headed up by Joel Payne – who I’ve known since my days as a student in York (he led the worship … More Songs for Sundays – new album from Resound Worship
“I’m really looking forward to pouring burning coals on my enemy’s head. “That’s what Romans 12 says I’m going to do. (It’s in the New Testament, you know.) Even after he’s been oppressing me, if he’s hungry I’m going to feed him, and if he’s thirsty I’m going to give him a drink, because the Bible … More Pouring burning coals on my enemy’s head!
Dear readers. Please feel free to interact in the comments or via my Facebook page when I post this there. I was just looking at the song ‘Anchor’ by Bethel Music. I was singing it through just to ‘try it out’, see how it felt and whether it was useable in church. I’ve heard it … More Quick post: Clumsy Worship Lyrics