Worship Interludes: Piano Instrumentals for Prayer, Reflection, Meditation, Relaxation
By Fred McKinnon
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Worship Interludes (WorshipInterludes.Com) is an instrumental podcast created by pianist & composer, Fred McKinnon (www.FredMcKinnon.Com). These short, improvised, instrumental performances are designed to provide a peaceful, restful interlude away from the noise and clamor of our society. These interludes are perfect for times of prayer, rest, or meditation.
||CleanWorship Interludes: Are You Weary? [Episode 43, July 18, 2017]||Are you weary? I love this great photo courtesy of Pexels.Com. This guy looks like he’s just about to give up. He can’t take it anymore. Just pull over, stop it all, and crash. I’ll be honest. July has been a very difficult month for me.||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Storms [Episode 42, July 12, 2017]||For those who read the show notes, I’m grateful. You’ll begin seeing that these instrumental interludes are part of my life. I play them first for me, for my own times of devotion, prayer, meditation .. and then share them with the world.||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoAmerica the Beautiful [Episode 41, July 4, 2017]||Happy 4th of July. I realize that thousands of listeners to this podcast are outside of the United States of America but today is our birthday as a country. I hope you enjoy my piano interlude of “America the Beautiful” and the slideshow.||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Questions [Episode 40, July 3, 2017]||Questions. I love this picture (courtesy of Pexels.Com). As I thought about today’s worship interlude I was reminded of all the questions that I have. I’ve been reading about Gideon in the Bible and how despite being visited by the “angel of t||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Persisting [Episode 39, June 29. 2017)||Today as I recorded this interlude I thought about persistence. Just like the force of the water in this beautiful photo (courtesy of Pexels.Com), persistence is a necessary force when we are striving for the goals that we have.||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Trust [Episode 38, June 26, 2017]||TRUST. What an amazing thing. It’s a decision you have to make and it can’t be made for us. It’s not often that my “worship interludes” include an actual song. Typically, they are spontaneous improvisations.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Overcome Evil with Good [Episode 37, June 19, 2017]||“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” (Romans 12:21) This morning as I spent a little time having my own prayer, meditation, and devotion time I was reminded of the passage in Romans 12:21 quoted above.||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Waiting [Episode 36, June 14, 2017]||Sometimes the waiting is the hardest part. When you’re patiently (or impatiently) waiting … stay the course. I know there are things deep down in your soul that you are waiting to see fulfilled. Stay the course. I hope you enjoy this episode.||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Keep Trusting [Episode 35, June 8, 2017]||ARE YOU LISTENING? I’d be honored to hear from you. Please consider leaving a review on iTunes, or emailing me! Keep On Trusting: There are days when I have to simply close my eyes, pray, and trust that it’s all going to work out.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Speechless [Episode 34, June 5, 2017]||Speechless. Sometimes, there are simply no words. Nothing can be said.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Take It In [Episode 33, June 1, 2017]||I love this beautiful photo from Pexels.Com. Today’s interlude came to me quickly from a personal place of feeling at ease. School has ended, Summer has begun, our kids are around the house more, and I’m just taking it all in.||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Rains [Episode 32, May 25, 2017]||It’s rained here for the past several days. There were times when, in the middle of the day, it was raining so hard that it was dark outside. Rain is often a metaphor in our lives and even in our spiritual walk. Rain can signify blessings.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Fresh Start [Episode 31, May 22, 2017]||Today is a Monday. The thing I like about Monday is that it’s considered the start of my week. A new start means a new chance. As you listen to today’s interlude, I hope that you’ll meditate and think about the various goals, plans,||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Starry Night [Episode 30, May 17, 2017]||Hello Friends! It’s good to be back in the studio. Due to a power supply problem I wasn’t able to record this week until today (Wednesday). I usually like to star the week off with some time in the studio but Monday didn’t work out. So here we||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Illuminate [Episode 29, May 11, 2017]||Today’s worship interlude was broadcast live from my studio on my Facebook page. If you’d like to be notified when I’m playing “live” please consider following my page. Taking time to stop, be still, meditate,||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Sifting [Episode 28, May 9, 2017]||“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:31-32,||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: A Praying Nation [Episode 27, May 4, 2017]||Today, May 4, 2017, is the “National Day of Prayer” in the United States of America. This podcast reaches virtually every country in the world so I realize that this is not a special day in other places. However,||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Persistence [Episode 26, May 1, 2017]||Persistence: firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition No doubt, we have days when we want to give up. What may have seemed exciting is now a chore and life mandates that we carry on.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Despacio [Episode 25, April 25, 2017]||Despacio. Spanish for “slow” or “slowly”. My life has been a whirlwind the past few weeks. I’ve traveled a lot – some for business, some for pleasure, some for family. Every day away is a day behind when you’re super busy.||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: In Death and Life (Episode 24, April 20, 2017)||As I played today’s interlude I was pondering this beautiful lyric as I reflect on the passing of my dear father-in-law who slipped from this earth into the glorious realm of heaven yesterday. We are sad, we have sorrow and grief,||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Peace [Episode 23, April 17, 2017]||Today’s interlude is called “peace”. Peace is not always easy to come by but is available to all. Peace does not represent the absence of conflict but is something firm inside of us that we can cling to in the midst of our storms.||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: The Wonderful Cross [Episode 22, Good Friday, April 14, 2017]||Today is Good Friday, the day that Christians remember the death of Jesus Christ. Today, I chose to include my rendition of a hymn, The Wonderful Cross. As you listen, I pray that you will reflect on this.||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Waiting [Episode 21, April 12, 2017]||After being gone two of the last three weeks, it’s certainly good to be back in the studio. This is “Holy Week” where we prepare for the celebration of Christ’s being risen from the dead. This period of time of waiting had to be tough for the d||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Guest Artist, Russ Hutto [Episode 20, April 8]||Today’s worship interlude is another instrumental from my friend Russ Hutto, who is graciously filling in for me while on vacation. I hope that you have enjoyed the “guest artist” interludes. This interlude is different. It’s not the simple,||4/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorship Interludes: Guest Artist, David Nevue [Episode 19, April 5, 2017]||For many, many years, David Nevue has been one of my favorite pianists that I’ve ever heard. His music has been an inspiration to me for years and it’s an incredible blessing and honor to have David sit in and provide an instrumental interlude for||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I have known Fred for over 20 years and his music continues to glorify our Father with excellence! Thank you Fred for sharing once again!
Peace like a River.... You will love this!!!
You will love this!
Peaceful & prophetic...
Few can flow so smoothly on the piano... these "played prayers" are peaceful & prophetic, conveying waves of relaxing, meditative piano music. Absolutely beautiful... a worthy "subscribe".