The Holy Spirit’s Presence

The Holy Spirit’s Presence

“In the language of an actor, to know is synonymous with to feel” – Konstantin Stanislavski I read this quote the other day, and stopped in my tracks. “…to KNOW is synonymous with to FEEL.” Stanislavski was a Russian actor and theater director. He treated theater-making as a serious endeavor, requiring dedication, discipline, and integrity, […]

It’s OK To Worry.

Ever get obsessed with an idea and find yourself devoting almost all of your brainpower to see that this idea comes to fruition? I’m kind of in this place right now, and it’s exciting but also borderline dangerous. I would say that I’m inherently intrinsically motivated, meaning that I naturally find myself wanting to complete […]

Being Jesus… Being Bold.

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Christianity, Church, Gospel, Music, Worship | One Comment

“Learn to doubt your doubts.” Powerful words from my pastor, Dale Hummel, last night at church. The sermon wasn’t even focused on doubts, but he touched on this briefly during a Q&A session after the sermon. This was what stuck with me from this weekend. I began to really think about that phrase… doubting your […]

ATTENTION Worship Leaders…

ATTENTION Worship Leaders…

ATTENTION ALL WORSHIP LEADERS!!!!! This is my attempt at helping you get your heads on straight, so listen up. Are you aware that effective worship-leading needs to have MAJOR thought behind it? It’s not just about planning weekly services and picking cool new music…there are entire systems and philosophies behind why you do what you […]

And that’s a wrap!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Christianity, Church, Design, Music, Worship | No Comments
And that’s a wrap!

Well my friends, today was the final day in the studio. It was incredibly emotional and bittersweet. Lots of tears shed, hugs given, and smiling faces all around. I have not laughed that much in a long time. It has been such a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere to work in… I’m really going to miss […]

Annnnnd, we’re back!

Annnnnd, we’re back!

WHAT a day!!!!! (I’m realizing that I probably have been starting all of my posts in a similar fashion, but I just can’t think of anything more fitting to say!!) This was a day that my dreams sincerely came true. Up until this point, I had been so happy with the progress and the outcome, […]

I can’t believe this… day FOUR!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Christianity, Inspiration, Music, Worship | No Comments
I can’t believe this… day FOUR!

Hey y’all! (yes, “y’all” is happening for me right now…haha!) Today was an INSANE day. Things got really REALLY real today. I honestly don’t really have words to express how incredible my team has been. Gordon and Nathan have faith in me that I didn’t even expect, nor do I feel like I deserve! I […]

Day THREEEE!!!!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Christianity, Inspiration, Music, Worship | No Comments
Day THREEEE!!!!

Well folks, this was an incredibly successful vocal tracking day. I honestly couldn’t have made it through 7.5 hours of constant singing without the prayers that you have all offered up! From the bottom of my heart, I want to say thank you… and ask you to continue to pray for the next 2 days […]

Day TWO!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Christianity, Inspiration, Music, Worship | No Comments
Day TWO!

Hey folks… day one in the studio is complete! Thank you for all of the texts, emails, messages, etc of encouragement and support that I got today. It was a LONG day, but soooo fun and worthwhile. I don’t even know where to begin! We got to the studio at 9:45 this morning, and I […]

Day one!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Christianity, Inspiration, Music, Worship | No Comments
Day one!

Hey friends!!! Thank you SO much for following my journey in Nashville as I fulfill a HUGE dream of mine… recording a major album!! So, today was our first full day in Nashville (actually we’re in Brentwood… but whatevs). We had nothing “official” scheduled today except to just settle in and relax before all of […]