These are songs I've written for churches. The song pages have lyrics, chords, audio, video and various downloads.
A Call to Night Worshippers (Psalm 134)
An alternative setting for Psalm 134.
Can the Dead Rise Up to Praise? (Psalm 88)
A lament based on the famously bleak Psalm 88. It's a congregational setting for what is not an easy congregational theme. Recorded by Bifrost Arts.
Come and Worship Christ the King
A theologically rich up-tempo call to worship, focussing on the glory and grace of Christ. Recorded by RESOUNDworship.
I Cling to the Cross
A mid-tempo contemporary worship song celebrating our hope in Christ in the past, the present and the future.
I Waited for the Lord (Psalm 40)
A contemporary worship song based on Psalm 40, centring on the cry "I will trust in you".
In the Silence of Beginning (The Lamb, Eternal, Slain)
A celtic-style contemporary hymn in 87.87. Four verses meditate on "The Lamb, eternal, slain" through Creation, the history of Israel, the Cross, and eternal glory.
Jesus is Here
A song from the Gospels about the ministry of Christ amongst us.
Oh Give Thanks! (Psalm 107)
A rousing, up-tempo folk testimony song, based on Psalm 107.
We Believe in One God (Unshakeable)
A condensed, contemporary worship version of the Nicene Creed.
We Come to Hear Your Word
A simple contemporary song to prepare for the Word of God.
We Have Known Forgiveness
A joyful, Gospel-tinged worship song paraphrasing Colossians 1, celebrating the story of our faith and leading us towards living our faith.
We Will Trust in God Our Saviour (God Almighty)
A corporate anthem of trust in God, written to encourage a congregation to look to God in all circumstances.
Worship the Lord (Psalm 100)
An up-tempo call to worship, based on Psalm 100.
Anyhow, Anywho, Anywhy, Anywhere (God Will Hear)
A straight out rocker reminding us that God always hears our prayers.
Baa-llelujah (When the Bible says that we're God's sheep)
A fun, tongue-in-cheek song written for the morning sessions one year at Revive.
Be A Doer (If you're a hearer of the word)
A simple and fun scripture song based on James 1:22-24 about putting what we read in the Bible into practice.
Don't Be Like the Hypocrites
An offbeat kids song about putting Scripture into practise.
I Will Praise You, Lord
A lively Johnny Cash-influenced kids song, celebrating the Gospel.
Jesus Is With Us Now
An upbeat all-age Christmas song telling the Nativity story.
A lively theme song for a children's Holiday Club.
Now's the Time to Praise
An all-age call to worship.
If you use any of these songs, please include them in your church's CCLI return.
I began leading worship and writing congregational songs in 1998, and I've been director of worship at King's Church Durham since 2005.
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