Category Archives: Musings

Complete Website Makeover

    Dear Fellow Musicians and Worship leaders,   It’s a new year, and we are finally getting around a complete makeover of the Hymnprovisation.com website and branding to make it more readable, useful and practical for you. We are in … Continue reading

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Should You Train To Failure?

Our Practice I just heard a strength and fitness trainer advocating “training to failure,” and I thought that was an odd thing to say. I had to hear more. First though, you need to understand something. It should be obvious … Continue reading

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Self-Centered Worship

I have found a helpful bit of advice on modern Self Centered Worship, from Australian worship leader, Darin Browne, at PraiseandWorshipLeader.com This podcast explores self centered worship, and whether or not “I” songs have become the focus of modern worship … Continue reading

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The Pinnacle of Music

James Koerts  in his blog, posted a quote about music and why True Worship music is the Pinnacle of all music. It’s worth reading, and because he is a fellow believer who has much, much, more experience in this field, I’m … Continue reading

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Learning from my own advice

Today, I played an offertory for church. Offertory isn’t my favorite thing to play for. I’d much rather play for the congregation to sing. I am an accompanist, not a soloist. But I was asked to play, and the others … Continue reading

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Some more thoughts on Worship vs. Entertainment…

Mike Livingstone, on his appropriately named blog, mikelivingstone.com, wrote an article titled, “The Heresy of Worshiptainment”, which caused quite a furor among the church today, and inspired the last article I linked to in my previous post. If you did … Continue reading

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Worship-tainment…wait, what??

I just read this interesting article, chronicling some of the church’s history as an entertainment venue. I’d never really considered it as such before, but I think the author is correct. I suggest reading it with an open mind. It’s … Continue reading

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Psalm 100

As I was reading the Psalms the other day, Psalm 100 stood out to me: PSALM 100 A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence … Continue reading

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