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New Single – “Psalm 95”

I’m so excited to announce my first single in 3 years. “Psalm 95” comes from my love of Scripture. The lyric is entirely from the Bible with as few structural changes as possible. Singing Scripture is a powerful act of worship. Psalm 95 tells us who we worship, why we worship, and how we worship! Available on all platforms. Click …

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Urgent update on our Precious Lorenzo

Our sweet Lorenzo is scheduled to have a second surgery on July17th, and @hannahpickering and I are reaching out to raise $4,000 to cover the expenses. Please donate to Mission Discovery’s “Medical Needs” fund at http://missiondiscovery.kindful.com to help meet the urgent medical needs of kids like Lorenzo at Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf. We were with him at Jamaica …

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Sharing the Gospel Without Fear

I watched the police and court-appointed repo-men pry open my neighbor’s door and begin piling his belongings on the front lawn. Ryan was only 27, but his alcohol addiction had already destroyed his liver and kidneys. He couldn’t function at work and had no way of paying his mortgage. His eyes were yellow, his body thin and frail. Ryan desperately …

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“Lord Have Mercy” Live at Christ Church with Jenn Crider

A powerful spontaneous moment from Christ Church Nashville’s Ash Wednesday service. Every year, Christians around the world burn the ashes from the previous year’s Palm Sunday service and place them on their foreheads as a sign of repentance (See Daniel 9:3-5). On this side of the cross, we can sing “Lord Have Mercy” with gratitude and confidence that He has …

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Come Thou Fount – Live on Ash Wednesday

This past Ash Wednesday, I had the honor of leading worship with the Christ Church Choir in Nashville TN. These men and women truly worship God in spirit and in truth. Ash Wednesday is part of the traditional Church calendar and is observed by millions of Christians around the world as a day of repentance and reflection. It is the …

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Song By Song: The Savior’s Here

Christmas can be a rollercoaster season in today’s culture. There are plenty of things to do, events to attend, things to buy.  But since the very beginning, creation’s proper response to the birth of Jesus has been to worship.  The angels, the shepherds, the Magi, Mary, Joseph, Anna in the temple, Simeon in the temple: all of them responded in …

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Song By Song: Little Heart Beats

Earlier this year, I was asked by a pregnancy resource center to be a part of their annual fundraising banquet. I was, at the time, writing for Glory: A Call to Worship at Christmas, and the Christmas story was at the forefront of my mind. I realized that the Christmas story is the most profound pro-life story there is.  By choosing …

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Song by Song: Do Not Be Afraid

I knew when I started writing for this Christmas album, I wanted to have a song that connected Jesus’s birth to His death and resurrection.  The audacity of God’s choice to redeem the world in this way and knowing that He is now with us through the Holy Spirit should give us courage to tackle any obstacle that comes our way! …

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Pre-order for Glory: A Call to Worship at Christmas starts today!

Hi friends! I’m beyond excited to announce a new project that has been nearly a year in the making: Glory: A Call to Worship at Christmas! Pre-orders begin today, and the album will release November 1st.  The album will release on CD, Digital, and a very special premium package that includes hand-painted artwork by my wife Hannah Pickering. Speaking of …