Happy Easter!

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I know that we are all really busy this weekend but I just wanted to wish you all a happy and blessed Easter and share this scripture and video with you! John 18:37 “Pilate therefore said to Him, Are You a king then? Jesus answered,  You say  rightly  that I am a king. For this cause I was born, and …

The Drumset and the Kingdom. A Dream Come True For WorshipDrummers.

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Every so often I dream about a day when worshipdrummer.ca will grow beyond being just a blog. After all, as worshipdrummers we are real people. I have seriously longed for a day when we could gather an army of worshipdrummers under one roof and spend some meaningful time together learning, growing, and connecting with one another. Putting on such an …

Part 3: A Conversation With Desperation Band Drummer Jared Henderson

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[This post is part of a series based on a 25-minute  Conversation With Jared Henderson] This is our third and final video post on my conversation with DBand’s drummer Jared Henderson. We’ve already learned about  serving as we play  and Jared’s given us his take on  volunteering and working at New Life Church, live vs studio drumming, and his experience …

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Part 2: A Conversation With Desperation Band Drummer Jared Henderson

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[This post is part of a series based on a 25-minute  Conversation With Jared Henderson] I’m so excited to share the second part of my conversation with Jared Henderson today. But first, be sure to watch part one as Jared drives home the point of serving as we play. In this second part of our conversation we talk about volunteering, …

Part 1: A Conversation With Desperation Band Drummer Jared Henderson

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[This post is part of a series based on a 25-minute Conversation With Jared Henderson] As we already announced, Jared and I had the chance to chat about drums, the desperation band, working with Paul Mabury and his role at New Life Church. Here is part one of the conversation [tentblogger-youtube 7TiAsYqELTM] Here are some things that I took away …

Worship: My Right or My Privilege?

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Scenario #1 Chris, a long-time worshipdrummer on the team, is upset. He can’t believe that Jimmy, the other worshipdrummer at church, is scheduled two out of the four Sundays in the month. As a result, Chris decides to share his heart with the worship director. In doing so he demands that it’s his right to play more than Jimmy since …

Crash This Place – Matthew Reed – OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

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We’ve interviewed worshipdrummer-turned-artist Matthew Reed on this blog before with the release of his EP Come and Drink. Now, the video for one of my favourite songs off that EP, Crash this Place, in now out. [tentblogger-youtube btlswUAdYo0] I totally see this song as an anthem for any student/college ministry and for the church at large!