Lynn DeShazo is the author of some of the Church's most loved worship songs, many of which have been featured on the live praise and worship recordings produced by Integrity Music.
Lynn is best known for such songs as "More Precious Than Silver," "Lead Me to the Rock," "Turn My Heart," "Be Magnified," "Be Unto Your Name," "Stand Up and Give Him the Praise," "In Your Presence, O God," and "Ancient Words."
Her songs have been performed by a diverse and distinguished group of worship leaders and vocalists that have graced the popular Integrity's Hosanna! Music series from its inception. They include Leanne Albrecht, Rita Baloche, LaMar Boschman, Scott Wesley Brown, Travis Cottrell, Brian Doerksen, the Women of Faith worship team, Bob Fitts, Kent Henry, Graham Kendrick, Robin Mark, Don Moen, Marty Nystrom, Ross Parsley, Randy Rothwell, Paul Wilbur, and Kelly Willard. Her songs have also found their way onto countless other worship recordings, including independent productions as well as the works of artists such as Fred Hammond, Kim Hill, Israel Houghton, Michael Neale, Michael W. Smith and John Tesh..
Lynn has been involved in ministry on the local church level for over thirty years as a worship leader, a songwriter, and a teacher. Her songs have been sung in worship throughout the Body of Christ since the early 1980's, and she was an exclusive songwriter for Integrity Media for twenty-two years. Lynn has also produced ten of her own music recordings to date and a book, More Precious Than Silver: The God Stories Behind the Songs of Lynn DeShazo.
Lynn still travels occasionally as a worship leader, and still writes a few songs, but finds herself more often in a teaching role these days.
Lynn is a native of Alabama, and still resides in Birmingham. She is also a graduate of Auburn University and the Christian Life School of Theology.
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We arrange all of our top songs in four-part harmony (SATB) so that your choir can lead the way when it is time to worship at church. And besides, people look best in choir robes. We know this, and you know this. Here is a list of our top downloaded vocal sheets. You can bet that all the worship songs that show up at the top of this list are well suited for choir. Find more songs for the choir here.
With all this new worship music coming out every week, choirs are more important than ever. Whether your style is traditional, contemporary, or charismatic, a worship choir puts the focus on people who want to actively lead worship -- with their voices and their faces. We have made sure that all the best worship songs have vocal sheets with parts to sing for soprano, alto, bass, and tenor voices. If you can make room on your team for a choir, (or even just want to break into parts) these songs will raise the roof in your church!
Save more than 50% on the Piano/Vocal Pack for your Easter-themed songs. The Piano/Vocal Pack includes any of the available Lead Sheet (SAT), Choir Sheet (SATB), Piano/Vocal (SATB), Piano Sheet (No Vocals), Rhythm Sheet, and Acoustic Guitar -- plus the original Finale File. This new product is bursting with value, giving you the freedom to make sure all your musicians and vocalists have the perfect chart based on their needs.
Your pianist wants as few pages as possible to have to flip while playing, so we took away the vocal staff so you don't have to use scissors and tape to do it yourself. The two staves of the scored piano part, with just a few vocal cues, keeps this part easy to manage while providing the fully noted part your piano player needs. These piano parts are the exact parts found in the piano/vocal charts... just without the vocals. Need the vocal charts as well? Check out the Piano/Vocal Packs.