Worship Start

Where Does Worship Start?

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As many of us are serving week after week, it’s very easy to get into a groove (to be read as “rut”) where we tell ourselves “I’ve got this!” The heart challenge will always be there to remain humble and remain hungry for the presence of God. Your role as a worshipdrummer is way more than just showing up to …

Happy New Year

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Today marks the closing of another year! It’s been a monumental year in many respects. From transitioning to a new church, to having our first baby, 2012 made a beautiful dent in my life! Sure I’ve blogged less, but I’ve been enjoying less digital time in exchange for more analog time with my family! With that said, I’m still extremely …

WorshipDrummer Baby

Meet Josiah: 4 Days Old And Ready To Play

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These last few days have been incredibly long but totally worth it. On Wednesday, October 3 we welcomed our first child and future worshipdrummer – Josiah Jonathan Manna. I’m so proud of my wife and grateful to God for a beautiful, healthy baby. I’ll say much more on my personal blog in the days to come but for now, I’ll …

McQuitty Memorial Service

Marvin McQuitty’s Memorial Service

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A few days ago we wrote about the passing of a great drumming legend, Marvin McQuitty. Today I had to privilege of tuning to the livestream of Marvin McQuitty’s Homecoming (Memorial Service) and boy was it incredible to hear all about this incredible drummer, worshiper, husband, father, friend, and man of God.