Church Music Matters Podcast
By To Be The Church
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The church has been singing together for hundreds of years. But why? Why do we, week in and week out, practice the rhythm of gathering together in community? And when we do gather, what should we sing? Church Music Matters is a new podcast where two guys who serve together in a local church, Tyler Clarensau and Max Janusch, sit down and try to figure this stuff out... with microphones... and theologians, authors, songwriters, and pastors who are way smarter than they are.
||CleanStephen Miller, Author of Worship Leaders, We Are Not Rockstars (S01 Ep09)||As we’ve seen multiple times this season, the role of the musical worship leader is pastoral, servant-minded, and anything but a rock star. This week, we talk with Stephen Miller about the identity of a musical worship leader, leading in a 30,000 p||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaul Ramey of Imago Dei Community (S01 Ep08)||There are few things more important in local church music ministry than the development of leaders, and there are few musical worship leaders who are better at developing leaders than Paul Ramey. This week, Paul joins us to talk about the problem of a l||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZach Bolen of Citizens & Saints (S01 Ep07)||When it comes to music for the gathered church, there are few artists as theologically deep and lyrically simple as Citizens & Saints. This week, we explore their catalog, their songwriting process, and more! RESOURCES: citizensandsaints.com CONTACT||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Bleecker of The Village Church (S01 Ep06)||What happens when you’re a touring musical worship leader, and a love for the local church begins to grow in you. Our guest this week is Michael Bleecker of The Village Church, and he’s here to talk about desiring to be a pastor, knowing the||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdam Hendrix of Union Chapel (S01 Ep05)||As church leaders and musicians, what we are doing is shaping and forming our people, so the shape of what we’re doing matters. Local church pastor Adam Hendrix is with us this week to talk about framing your gatherings around the story of Scriptur||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJon Guerra of Vertical Church Band (S01 Ep04)||Every once in awhile, a song comes around that is perfect for gathered worship. While it may speak of personal circumstances, it encompasses all spots in life, and calls those singing to glorify God. I Will Follow is one of those songs. This week, we ha||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAaron Ivey of Austin Stone Worship (S01 Ep03)||The Austin Stone is a church that not only does church music extremely well, they also equip other churches to do the same. This week on Church Music Matters, Worship Pastor Aaron Ivey joins us to talk about The Austin Stone, crafting a gathering around||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCam Huxford, Pastor and Front Man of Ghost Ship (S01 Ep02)||Mars Hill Church was known for a lot of things… one of which is their incredible worship music. Cam Huxford was one of their leaders, and is still the front man BEC Recordings band Ghost Ship. Today we talk about writing for Nashville versus writin||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZac Hicks, author of The Worship Pastor (S1 Ep 01)||Why do we do what we do? For every question about church music, we have an answer. Why is it so loud? Why do we sing so many old songs? And the musical worship leader is often “on the hook” to answer these questions. So why not really explore||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroductions (S1 Ep 00)||The church has been singing together for hundreds of years. But why? Why do we, week in and week out, practice the rhythm of gathering together in community? And when we do gather, what should we sing? Church Music Matters is a new podcast where two guy||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the format and the content!
Great work on making such great content so compelling to listen to. Love this podcast!
Content. Content. Content.
This podcast is awesome! I am happy to get to be a part of the production and even more happy to get to hear from so many amazing leaders and their wealth of knowledge!