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Fellow guitarists - my current pedalboard

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Gifford Nov 10, 2016. 27 Replies

For many years I used a processor (Korg AX30G if you care) which…Continue

Consumer Christianity, foe or friend to the Christian artist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Dupuis Jun 2, 2017. 2 Replies

I came across an interesting article tonight on consumer Christianity that might spark some debate here:…Continue

When home doesn't feel like home.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Aiken Jul 18, 2015. 5 Replies

Linked to use of new material, I had a slightly bizarre experience yesterday.The group of churches we belong to have celebrations where the congre ifgations across the area all get together for a big…Continue

What drives the content of songs and why they are sung - thoughts about Vicky Beeching.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Wolff Aug 22, 2014. 15 Replies

Before going any further, let me make it plain that this is not a comment about her coming out as such, and all the stuff that surrounds that, and if you want to write abusive stuff about her then…Continue

Tags: beeching, worship, vicky, struggle, writing

 

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Latest Activity

Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'Worship Musicians Skipping Out on the Preaching'
"Sounds like you need an assistant."
Tuesday
Toni left a comment for vanessa Herbert,
"Dear Vanessa or what ever your name really is - thank you for spamming the community."
Nov 3
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'What is your measurement of successful music ministry?'
"There's a vulgar schoolboy joke about 50 million flies, but that's inappropriate here. :p Talking of Abba, have you ever found yourself playing the riffs from songs that sound like they were the inspiration for worship songs? I can't…"
Oct 31
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'What is your measurement of successful music ministry?'
"But where can you go from there when it just needs a bit more? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOO5S4vxi0o :-)"
Oct 30
Toni replied to Greg Newhouse's discussion 'How will you be remembered?'
"I'll probably be remembered for being that difficult bloke who wanted the songs to have a bit of content and objected when the primary aim of the words and music was to create an emotional response in the audience rather than focussing on a bit…"
Oct 4
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'What is your measurement of successful music ministry?'
"Hey Charles, it sounds like the nut isn't cut quite deep enough, and the tension caused by pulling the string down to the first fret is just enough to send it sharp. If you're a little nervous of tackling it then it's well worth…"
Jun 22
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'What is your measurement of successful music ministry?'
"I suppose I faced this recently, though in a rather different way: I'd not been asked to play in a couple of months, and ended up contacting someone to ask "was I now quietly dropped?". Apparently not. In one sense, success could be…"
Jun 2
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'Spontaneous Worship: Leading or Performing?'
"A couple of comments arise when reading through. Revivals happen independant of church worship style. The great traditions see the whole meeting as worship. One might consider how a time of open worship could be expanded beyond music selection…"
Jan 21
Toni replied to Nathan Gifford's discussion 'Undistracting Excellence'
"I think it's good when the band occasionally makes mistakes or has hiccups during worship - it enables the congregation to feel like they can be part of it too, rather than being afraid to intrude in the perfection with their un-rehearsed…"
Dec 2, 2017
Toni replied to Joshua Geimer's discussion 'Pedal Board Shout Outs' in the group Worship Guitar Effects
"I think most of us that used to discuss gear have moved on from WTR. None of the group that's discussed effects and actually making music in the past are 'cool', but since we're probably all >50 years old it doesn't…"
Dec 2, 2017
Toni replied to Joe Aiken's discussion 'Love is the Reason'
"That's a really nice song Joe. I'd slightly question the reason Jesus chose to die in the chorus, and suggest that it was out of obedience and love to the Father, so that His creation could be redeemed. God so loved the world.... but…"
Nov 20, 2017
Toni replied to Greg Newhouse's discussion 'Irrelevant Skills'
"The drivel is also fun. I find myself laughing along with them frequently, and it feels like they're people I'd like to know outside of the video (from what I saw, that's probably true). And they're not sweary, crude, gross or…"
Oct 25, 2017
Toni replied to Greg Newhouse's discussion 'Irrelevant Skills'
"Carry on, that man. :-))"
Oct 24, 2017
Toni replied to Greg Newhouse's discussion 'Irrelevant Skills'
"Famous as in "Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!"?"
Oct 23, 2017
Toni replied to Greg Newhouse's discussion 'Irrelevant Skills'
"I met Mick outside before their boss 40th anniversary show, and he was completely 'normal'."
Oct 22, 2017
Toni replied to Greg Newhouse's discussion 'Irrelevant Skills'
"I only know ratchet as one of these: http://image.superstreetonline.com/f/9716597+w+h+q80+re0+cr1/sstp_0711_03_z%2Brachet%2Bfront_view.jpg There is also Nurse Ratched (also known as "Big Nurse") is a fictional character and the main…"
Oct 22, 2017

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Home Church:
Lifehouse Banbury
Musical Gift(s):
Guitar, bass, brass, worship leader, sound.
Website:
http://tertl.blogspot.com

Toni's Blog

A Christian Manifesto?

Posted on February 21, 2011 at 9:35pm 0 Comments

is the title of a book published in 1982 by Francis Shaeffer that I've almost started reading.



Almost?



Well, I've just finished the introduction by O.R.Johnson, who was then the director of the Nationwide Festival of Light*. He described the gradual moral corruption of the laws of the United Kingdom by humanists and socialists who gradually had obscenity laws, censorship for performing arts, laws governing medicine, divorce and sexual practice all reformed to enable a… Continue

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At 3:02pm on July 6, 2013, Simran said…

Hi Toni,

I am not a spammer. Me and My Brother are Guitarist and we give training on worship guitar. I found your Blog related to what I do.. SO i posted a comment.

Thanks

Simran

At 4:06am on December 14, 2012, Stevo said…

Hi Toni,

Just noticed this. Thanks for sharing!

Cheers,

Steve

At 10:14pm on December 20, 2010, Jaymi said…

what gave you that idea?

At 7:18am on November 9, 2010, Teresa Kathryn, T Ballard said…
thanks
At 8:46pm on November 5, 2010, Teresa Kathryn, T Ballard said…
my friends call me teresa
At 7:17pm on August 20, 2010, David Bull said…
Hi Toni,

And welcome to "Old and Wrinkly!"

David Bull.
At 9:36pm on August 8, 2010, David Bull said…
At 9:35pm on August 8, 2010, David Bull said…
Hi Toni,

And welcome to "I'm Refugee from He Must Increase.com"

David Bull.
At 3:17pm on July 24, 2010, Junjie said…
Hi, Toni!

Welcome to Worship the Rock! Glad to see you getting so involved with the discussions here. And do check out the songs the others have uploaded, lots of great stuff! :)
At 5:33pm on July 23, 2010, Lorraine Doswell said…
Hi Toni, I was on my profile and saw your pic and thought who can this be : ) then the penny dropped......a very warm welcome to Worship The Rock. I was going to say, good to see a familiar face................. : ) Have a good weekend.

God Bless. Lorraine
 
 
 

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