Sunday, January 17, 2010


I’m working away at the moment on finishing the songs for the new album. I’m so tantalizingly close now!!

It looks like we’ll be recording next month, and we are planning to do a live event this time around. It will unlike any live recording I’ve done before - with the exception of the Focusfest album. Every time I’ve done a live recording before the focus has been on capturing the songs, over the flow of worship. That’s what I love about the Focusfest album though - on that recording, I wasn’t thinking about the album at all, I was simply there to lead worship - and I love what happened!!

Somehow, on this recording I really feel like we need to capture the sense of the presence of God and what He does when He shows up in room, whilst at the same time be able to fix up mistakes and so on afterwards so that we have something excellent as well.

When I’m teaching about worship it’s those two things that I keep coming back to - intimacy with God and excellence in music. I’m longing for both. That’s the offering I want to bring: not one where the Lord shows up, but I’ve not done my part to make it sound amazing - OR one where I’ve done my bit but there’s no room for the King.

As we get the exact dates sorted out and the exact venue (should know in a couple of days) I will let you know. If you live nearby I would be honored if you would come and be a part of it!!!