10 worship writing tips

Working on our craft is an essential part of our worship

I was recently a guest blogger at John Chisum’s Nashville Christian Songwriters. In one of his early posts, John said that part of our success as songwriters is about becoming a life-long student of song. And he’s right: when I left my day job in 2003 to go pro I knew I had a lot to learn but I totally underestimated the ‘size of the onion’, which seems to grow day-by-day. The more you know, the more you realize what you don’t know. And that can be scary. So I thought you might like to see the top-10 worship writing tips which I mentioned in that blog post here.

Hand pointing with pen to music book with handwritten notes


What’s the best investment you can make as a songwriter?

You might want to read this before buying that new bit of gear for your studio

Question: “How do you make a million dollars as a songwriter?” Answer: “Start with two million”. You’ve probably heard that one. I shudder to think how much money I have spent/invested/wasted on my journey as a songwriter. Looking back, I might have done things a little differently. Here’s my take on the best investment you can make as a songwriter.

Gold music note on the background of one hundred dollar bills