Charles Billingsley was a junior in high school when a friend dared him to sing for his Sunday school class. From the first note he sang, he felt very comfortable and natural, like he was doing what he was meant to do. In 1992, the day after his graduation from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, […]
The Brilliance is one of an emerging new breed of Christian artists who are taking our nature as “storied” creatures seriously and putting forward a sort of “new liturgy” which both honors the past and points the way forward into the future. Their music is about our story, exploring the essence of who we are […]
Leonard Sweet is a scholar of USAmerican culture; a semiotician who “sees things the rest of us do not see, and dreams possibilities that are beyond most of our imagining;” and a preacher and best-selling author who communicates the gospel with a signature bridging of the worlds of faith, academe, and popular culture. In 2006 […]
Meet Dr. Marva Dawn First impressions can be deceiving. To look at Dr. Marva Dawn, you might not realize that this diminutive and delicate lady is a powerhouse and can knock you off your theological feet with a whisper, bringing you to rapt worship and adoration of God in minutes. Confrontational, tender, humorous, her spirit and […]
Dr. Reggie Kidd is a regular columnist for Worship Leader magazine. In his God Still Speaks column, Reggie draws on the history of the church to inform contemporary thinking and shape worship practice. Reggie became a student of “the way of the liturgy” in 2001 when he began teaching at the Robert E. Webber Institute […]
Buddy Owens is pastor of Spiritual Growth at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California. He is the author of The Way of a Worshiper: Discover the Secret to Friendship with God, and the General Editor of The NIV Worship Bible.
Dr. Chuck Fromm holds a PhD from the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, and received a communication award from Fuller for his doctoral thesis “Textual Communities and New Song in the Multimedia Age: The Routinization of Charisma in the Jesus Movement.” Dr. Fromm is currently the publisher and founder of Worship Leader magazine, Song Discovery, and National […]
Ray Jones has 43 years of worship leading experience. He has traveled extensively as a Music Evangelist and Worship Seminar Teacher. Ray has been at CBC for 20 Years as the Worship Leader and an Elder. He has also produced more than 40 Worship and Christian music albums. Ray also recently wrote a book called “Will You […]