The church season of Epiphany contrasts our darker nature reflected in the recent words from our president about immigration. As a Christian, true religion is more about the “least of these” than the great, powerful, and rich. There is nothing profane about having privilege. What is offensive to the Gospel […]
Greg Johnson of On Being Human has been busy lately. Besides his band, Greg and his bandmates work on movie and TV soundtracks, produce artists (even people like me), and have been known to cover a video game tune or two. Murrieta, California has few as talented and creative when it comes to the professional music field.
There are many causes that deserve our end of year giving back. I have chosen to make you aware of some friends who do amazing work to “empower women” and “embrace children” in places like Ethiopia, Eastern Europe, and in the USA. Doma International Founder and Executive Director Julie Clark has this to share with you my readers. MERRY CHRISTMAS! – RK
Last year I was part of a vision team trip to Ethiopia with Doma international. I am so impressed with the work being done there and in other places on the globe by this non-profit. Upon returning home, I made a movie which prompted my daughter creating music that she […]
My daughter, Emilie, is embarking on creating once again. This time it is a single to be released in December. Crowd funding is the approach this time, and with a humble budget we hope to make amazing music. Our friends Greg Johnson and Beau Trembly of On Being Human are […]
My daughter Emilie and I are attending the National Worship Leader Conference and presented today three classes that I wrote called “The Six Hats/Roles of the Worship Leader” and were pleasantly surprised at the positive response from the talk and conversation. If you attended one of the three sessions, I […]
In September of 2005 I launched “Rich Kirkpatrick’s Weblog” under the URL RichKirkpatrick.com. There were fewer of us creative ministry leaders out there back then on the “blogosphere” posting everything from our reading lists to reviews of worship tech. In the picture above, I was using a Mac G4 laptop. […]
Worship Leader Media interviewed me about the workshop I will be teaching at the National Worship Leaders Conference in Escondido, California next month (October 9-11). Here is a 3-minute cut of that interview. Embedded in the video is a code for 12% off the registration. If you are going to […]