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Songs for the Olympics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Allan Midgley Aug 3, 2012. 4 Replies

With the Olympics starting in London today there will be a very strong bias towards reflecting this in our church services over the next few weeks. Especially as we have some of the Australian team…Continue

Leading worship with a Double Neck

Started this discussion. Last reply by Toni May 21, 2012. 11 Replies

Just out of curiosity, has anyone ever led worship using a double neck?  I think I probably hark back to the prog rock days, but as worship sets can tend to be a medley of songs all put together like…Continue

They sung what? Funny things people have sung - or so we think!

Started this discussion. Last reply by rob k Dec 16, 2011. 27 Replies

It is Friday, and the last day of school for many in the UK.  Holidays are just around the corner.  So time for a bit of light hearted relief. I was thinking of the thing we sing and how often they…Continue

Smart phone apps for Android phone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gangai Victor Aug 3, 2012. 12 Replies

I am not sure if I saw something similar recently or not, but I have just been dragged into the 21st Century and my family has bought me a new smartphone.  An HTC Wildfire S for those who are techie…Continue

 

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Worship The Rock left a comment for martyn burt
"Hey Martyn, hope you're well! Good to see your name pop up on here :-)"
Mar 6, 2013
martyn burt replied to Andy Bartlomain's discussion 'Song Ideas with Theme of Reaching People Around the World'
"Jesus, hope of the nations (Brian Doeksen)"
Dec 18, 2012
martyn burt replied to Elman Authement's discussion 'Regarding alcohol consumption by Christians'
"I am definitely a Moderationalist.  I enjoy a drink, either with friends, work or church colleagues but we all know our limits.    It is interesting to note that I work for the Diocese of Rochester (part of the Church of England)…"
Nov 27, 2012
martyn burt replied to Andrew Gordon's discussion 'Experiments in electronic synth and beats within worship'
"I wish you well.  I can't really help you as I don't know much about how to creat the types of sounds you are talking about, and I am too old to have had much experience of electro music in clubs (bring back disco I say!)  but I…"
Nov 23, 2012
martyn burt replied to Becky Harrell's discussion 'Hymns/Praise and Worship Songs'
"And thinking ahead to Christmas time, one we have done is: Angels from the realms of glory into You alone are worthy (Glory, glory in the highest) by Al Gordon (?)  "
Nov 8, 2012
martyn burt replied to Doug Barker's discussion 'updated hymns'
"And don't forget many modern songs are in fact based upon the hymn style, although usually with a chorus.  Look at anything written by Graham Kendrick, Stuart Townend, or Keith and Christine Getty and you will find many modern…"
Nov 5, 2012
martyn burt replied to Neil Mathieson's discussion 'Songs for Remembrance Sunday'
"In Great Britain (and other places in the world as well) on 11 November each year there is always a 2 minute silence at 11.00 to remember the fallen in various world conflicts.  Most churches have remembrance services on the…"
Oct 22, 2012
martyn burt replied to Neil Mathieson's discussion 'Songs for Remembrance Sunday'
"We have always tried to focus on faithfulness.  Usually we have a special service in the afternoon for those who have been bereaved in the year.  It is a great way to contact the community and for those who are still suffering loss. …"
Oct 16, 2012
martyn burt replied to Tina Lundy's discussion 'Looking for song ideas involving fire'
"A couple of other suggestions: Fire,there's a fire (Paul Oakley or Stuart Townend) - good at Pentecost Light the fire again (Brian Doerksen) - based on the passage in Rev 3  "
Aug 28, 2012
Allan Midgley replied to martyn burt's discussion 'Songs for the Olympics'
"An old one - Onward Christian Soldiers!"
Aug 3, 2012
Gangai Victor replied to martyn burt's discussion 'Smart phone apps for Android phone'
"Here are 2 more lists of Android apps for worship leaders/musicians: http://www.votivepraise.com/2012/07/android-apps.html http://www.churchm.ag/free-android-worship-leader-apps/"
Aug 3, 2012
Toni replied to martyn burt's discussion 'Songs for the Olympics'
"I will run the race, I will fight the fight? There's a place? When I stand before your throne (endless hallelujah)"
Jul 31, 2012
Lewis Moore replied to martyn burt's discussion 'Songs for the Olympics'
"More Love More Power Strong As That Old Tree There Is Power In The Blood The message is Power Through Love"
Jul 31, 2012
Daniel Read replied to martyn burt's discussion 'Songs for the Olympics'
"We did an "Olympic-themed" service recently.... but it was difficult to find songs that were specifically on the Olympic theme. The readings chosen were: Philippians 3:7-14, Hebrews 12:1-2; 2 Timothy 4:7-8, so you can see where this was…"
Jul 27, 2012
martyn burt posted a discussion

Songs for the Olympics

With the Olympics starting in London today there will be a very strong bias towards reflecting this in our church services over the next few weeks. Especially as we have some of the Australian team staying in our town and we know many other people involved in the running of it (we are only some 25 miles/40k away from the Olympic park).To this effect, do you have any good (or humorous even) suggestions for good songs to use that might be a nice idea for Olympic flavoured services? (running the…See More
Jul 27, 2012
martyn burt replied to Iain Simpson's discussion 'Looking for a band to play in'
"Perhaps you should have a word with the music group/worship group leader to see if you could come to one of their practices just to see if you can make it work.  I would always happily have someone come along to see how it goes.   I…"
Jul 9, 2012

Profile Information

Home Church:
Tonbridge St Stephen
Musical Gift(s):
Guitarist, Bass player
About Me:
Now 50 something worship leader, qualified management accountant and work for the Church of England at diocesan level as Treasurer
Favorite Music:
Tim Hughes, Matt Redman, Brian Doerksen, prog rock
Favorite Bible Verses / Passages:
Romans 8:28

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At 4:55pm on March 6, 2013, Worship The Rock said…

Hey Martyn, hope you're well! Good to see your name pop up on here :-)

At 1:35pm on February 7, 2011, Ruth Njuguna said…

Hey Burt, how are you doing today. Hope WTR has been helful to you this far. It has made me learn so many lessons on Worship. Lets continue the good news...

Regards,

Ruth

 
 
 

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