Tag Archives: Music

Getty Music Worship Conference: Sing!

Why do we sing?  It seems like a funny question – in our churches, it’s just what we do, every Sunday morning.  But really, why do we sing?  Furthermore, what does our singing say about our view of God? How … Continue reading

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Master Class with Greg Howlett and Heather Sorenson

Another Upcoming Master Class with Greg Howlett! Saturday, March 18, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (12:00 – 2:00 Pacific Standard Time), Composer, arranger, producer, and pianist, Greg Howlett is hosting another online class, this time with highly-experienced arranger … Continue reading

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Damien Sneed-“Taking a Hymn To Church” Gospel Style

If you have ever wanted to apply a Gospel Style to your hymn playing, this is for you! How to take a hymn and “Gospelize” it. Damien takes the well-known hymn, Precious Lord, Take My Hand and applies gospel styles to … 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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Free Master Class This Saturday with Faye Lopez and Greg Howlett

Free Master Class This Saturday, February 4th from 1-3pm Eastern Standard Time (10am-12pm Pacific Standard Time). Faye Lopez will be joining Greg Howlett for an online group Master Class. The class is free to observers, and participants are $25. I … Continue reading

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Free Album until Sunday night!

Sorry for the late notice, but until Sunday night, you can get a FREE ALBUM! Greg Howlett is generously giving away his brand new album, Solace, for FREE until Sunday night. As the name implies, it is an album of quiet, … Continue reading

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2016 PPMC Music Conference part 2

Music Conference photos part 2… Vocal Class Jim’s vocal class was well received. In the first session, he had the most students! For those of you, who haven’t had the pleasure of hearing him, he sings in a natural, easy … Continue reading

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2016 PPMC Music Conference Part 1

On June 1-3, 2016, we held the very first Powerful Praise! Music Conference, at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, in Spokane Valley, WA! Forty-six musicians and worship leaders from as far south as Southern California, and as far North, as North Dakota, showed … 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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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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