One of my favourite songs of all time, made famous by the Michael Tait fronted Newsboys, ironically wasn’t written by them (instead written by worship leader Travis Ryan and Matt Hooper of LIFE Worship). Recorded especially for both Restart and My Hope: Songs Inspired by the Message and Mission of Billy Graham; this is a song that is certain to be a classic Newsboys melody (in spite of them not writing it). Any fan of the Newsboys, or even any fan of Michael’s singing style, ought to check out the song- with the music videos of the melody shown below.
I have always loved TV shows that make us think about how we treat society and our actions, and confront us to take a deeper glance within ourselves, seeing if our actions align with our words and our beliefs. It’s these type of shows that can transcend the test for time because of their enduring and universal messages applicable to every person around the world, regardless of culture, religion, morals and other values.
Hello everyone and welcome to Worship Wednesdays! I intend on covering any and all things Worship! For my first Worship Wednesday Post, I thought I would go with my all-time favorite worship song: “The Stand” by Hillsong United (now called United).
Hi everyone and welcome to the first edition of Throwback Tuesday. Today was my 22nd birthday, so that’s why this post is up a bit late. For the first edition I thought I’d post something classic from my childhood.
It’s probably a fact that everyone knows, but The Voice is one of America’s most popular reality programs. Shown on NBC on Monday and Tuesday nights in the fall, in in its 7th season in the U.S; the show, where singers are judged initially solely on their voice rather than appearance as well; what you may not know is that it is extremely popular in Australia, where I am from, as well.
Below is a list of the albums that are releasing this week, which ones are you buying? Which ones would make it to your top albums of 2014? What would you recommend to others? Let us know in the comments below.
Michael W. Smith, one of the pioneers of CCM/worship music, has been creating albums and recording inspiring songs since the 1980’s. The author of famous songs such as “Secret Ambition”, “This Is Your Time”, “Friends”, “Live The Life”, “Place In This World”, “Agnus Dei” and “Healing Rain”; now Michael is making a comeback, with a label change from Reunion Records to Sparrow Records.
The society that we are in can be a tricky one. Everywhere we go and everywhere we turn, there’s always something or someone telling us what we should and ought to be. We watch the television, read the newspaper, check out yahoo from time to time, and there right before us are stories of people who have been successful. There before us are ideal scenarios- that you’ll only be happy if you have this, or that, or move interstate, overseas, or whatever you want to place in the blank that says, you’ll only be happy if you have _____.
Below is a list of the albums that are releasing this week, which ones are you buying? Which ones would you recommend to others? Let us know in the comments below.