As the Worship Arts Pastor for The People’s Church, a thriving multi-site church in Franklin, TN, Michael divides his time among mentoring, songwriting and teaching/leading at conferences around the country. His songs have been recorded by artists such as Natalie Grant, Todd Agnew and Phillips, Craig and Dean to name a few.
Michael’s most recent creative effort, “Shine Out: Live From The People’s Church,” was released this past year in collaboration with the worship community of artists and songwriters within the church.
Michael has also released several albums with Integrity Music, including “No Greater Audience,” featuring the hit worship songs, “More and More” and “You Amaze Me.” His other projects with Integrity include “Heaven’s Light,” GMA-nominated “Bigger Than Life,” and “Made Me Glad.”
Michael resides in Franklin, TN with his wife, Leah, and their three children, Micah, Maisie and Wyatt.
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When we sing about God's grace and we believe the truth deep in our hearts, it affects our lives. We live with more compassion. We extend more mercy. We feel more empathy. This is why worship songs about grace and mercy are so important to the church. Every day and every week, through song and word, we must remind ourselves about the nature of God who is full of grace. What we receive from God, we extend to others. This is the full cycle of worship.
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These are the best moderate fast worship songs in a 3/4 time signature.
To experience God’s favor is to understand the practicality of His blessings. We are undeserving, and yet He continues to bestow promises over our lives that prompt us to do His will. He is a God of mercy, and His favor is feasible because He calls us worthy of more. Here is a list of songs focusing on the promise of His favor.
When danger approaches and binds us in sin, God graciously promises freedom. To be adopted into His Kingdom is to experience the ceaseless power of His healing. Deliverance is liberation; rooted and saturated by the love of God. Here is a list of songs focusing on deliverance.