“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” so famously begins Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. And it’s certainly true for our family right now.
Fifteen months ago my brother Phil was diagnosed with inoperable cancer. This interview and song charts something of the journey Phil and the Townend family have been on since then, and the song that I wrote in response to it.
2012 Part 2! Since my last newsletter in June, quite a lot has been happening! I hope you like the completely revamped website, which (among other things) now includes sheet music in various formats, to help the musicians and worship leaders in your music team. There’s also much more information about the songs and how they […]
I was honoured to recently become patron of Hospice23, a charity that aims to support those who work in palliative and end of life care, through residential conferences, study days and retreats. Hospice23 is a charity that recognises an ever-growing need to provide excellent learning opportunities alongside space for personal reflection and restoration, and so […]
As worship leaders we live in pretty fortunate times: not only do we have hundreds – OK, thousands – of years of songs and hymns to draw on for our church worship; not only are there more worship songs being written now than in the history of the church; but we also have instant access […]
PREPARING TO WORSHIP Worship has been described as the highest calling and privilege in the Christian’s life. When we come together it is an opportunity to celebrate all that God is and all He has done for us. It’s an opportunity to deepen our relationship with Him and one another, to experience His love afresh, […]