St. Francis and All Creatures of Our God and King | Episode 48

This week, we’re talking about a hymn that was more recently revived by the David Crowder band, but actually goes way, way back. Our hymn for the week is All Creatures of Our God and King, but we’ll also be taking a look into the tumultuous, yet fascinating life and beliefs of its author, Saint …

Brian Croft: Practical Shepherding and CHurch Music | Episode 46

We’re excited to share with you this week’s episode where we welcome guest, Pastor Brian Croft. He shares with us about his own history in music and worship-leading, some of the musical challenges specific to the work of church planting and revitalisation, as well as sharing with us some of his own favourite hymns. All …

Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee! | Episode 43

We decided that our next two episodes would be on a joyful theme, only to discover that by pure coincidence, both the songs are hymns which are frequently mistaken for Christmas songs. In this week’s episode, we talk about big fluffy dogs, Romantic era poetry, and pre-WW1 history – although Cara is trying her hardest …

Blessed Assurance: A Fanny Crosby Classic | Episode 41

We’ve mentioned the Queen of Gospel so many times, but this week we’re finally taking a look at one of Fanny Crosby’s best known hymns, Blessed Assurance. We’re going to talk about the incredible life of the hymnwriter herself, hear in her own words how Blessed Assurance came to be written, and we’ll be reminded …

‘And Can It Be’ — Charles Wesley’s Hymn of Grace | Episode 40

And can it be that we’re finally talking about one of Charles Wesley’s hymns?? Why, yes it can. In this week’s episode, we’ll be looking into one of his greatest hits. We’ll be talking about Charles Wesley’s post-ordination conversion, touching on why some Christians don’t like him, and, of course, discussing one of Cara’s favourite …