Voices In My Head Podcast # 245: Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant

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This episode comes to you courtesy of the Hoganson Media Agency who invited Voices In My Head Podcast to experience the incredible Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant Christmas Tour in Columbus Ohio. It was an incredible night of music complete with live orchesta, snowball fights, and a remarkable presentation by Compassion International.

On this episode I also share some live improvised Christmas music and talk about a new take on Charles Dicken’s Christmas Carol by the late Havey Kurtzman called, “Marley’s Ghost”.

Merry Christmas and Thanks For Listening,

Rick Lee James

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Amazon Prime Users Can Now Watch Rick Lee James In Concert From Their Couch For Free!

We are pleased to announce that members of Amazon Prime can now stream Rick Lee James concert, “Basement Psalms Live” on Amazon Instant Video.

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On St. Patrick’s Day

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One year ago

we released an album on

St. Patrick’s Day

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Since it’s our 52 week Anniversary

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Speaking of Patrick, here is his story:

Blog: 5 Facts About St. Patrick and Why He Matters

Crowder, Song DISCovery, NWLC & More…

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Crowder In Concert At Rock The Lake 2016 – Rick Lee James Plays Stage 2 at 1:45pm

Starting this Saturday, August 6th, Shine FM will be sponsoring two full days of Christian music at Old Field Beach at Indian Lake State Park, Hwy 235, Lakeview, OH. Award winning “Crowder” will be the headliner and final act for the evening. Come on our for an amazing time of worship and music. I’ll be playing on Stage 2 at 1:45pm.

 

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Worship Leader Magazine Song DISCovery

Christ Is Lord (Christ Before Me), the first single from my album “Hymns, Prayers, and Invitations” will be featured in the September/October release of Worship Leader’s Song DISCovery. Be watching https://songdiscovery.com/ in September and October for more information.

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National Worship Leader Conference 2016 in Kansas City

Worship Leader Magazine has invited me to be part of the National Worship Leader Conference in Kansas City, October 5th-6th. If you are going to be there, please come and say hello. I look forward to being a guest at what I’m sure is going to be an amazing event. I’m grateful to Worship Leader Magazine for extending an invitation.

 

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Don’t Forget To Check Out Rick Lee James’ Q & A with CCM Magazine

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Voices In My Head Podcast Episode #166_things Not Seen With David Dault

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This episode of Voices In My Head is actually an episode of another podcast titled, Things Not Seen. David Dault is the host of the show and back on March 26th when my latest album released, David was kind enough to feature me as the guest on his program. I really think you are going to enjoy our conversation. Things Not Seen is a nationally syndicated radio show and podcast that serves as a ministry of the Sunday Evening Club. Find our more about Things Not Seen and my new album (Hymns, Prayers,and Invitations) at this link. http://www.thingsnotseenradio.com/2016/2016/4/27/1605-new-tunes-for-beloved-words-rick-lee-james.html#.V4Min1KTLhW

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Walter Brueggemann To Guest on Voices In My Head Podcast and Other News

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BIG NEWS
I hope your September is off to a great start. It’s been a while since I wrote one of these so I thought I should give you some big news.

WHAT IS IT?
I am so excited to announce that Dr. Walter Brueggemann will be joining me on September 11th as my guest on Voices In My Head (The Rick Lee James Podcast). Brueggemann is widely considered one of the most influential Old Testament scholars of the last several decades and has greatly influenced my own thinking.

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If you would like to submit a question or comment for me to share with Dr. Brueggemann on September 11th, please email them to VoicesInRicksHead@Gmail.com

We’ve already got some great ones and are only sharing the best ones so put your thinking caps on.

For an archive of our past podcasts go to www.rickleejames.com/podcast

FINISHING THE NEW RECORD
On September 22nd I will be heading back into the recording studio in Nashville Tennessee to finish my new record titled Hymns, Prayers, and Invitations. I’ve been recording extra guitar parts for the album from my home in Ohio and the record is really cooking along now. We still are about $1000 short on funds so if you want to pre-order the record, thus helping to fund the production, you can do so at www.GoFundMe.com/Hymns.

EMPOWERING THE CHURCH
On October 24th I’ll be leading worship and teaching some worship related seminars with Jonathan Burkey at Lima Community Church of the Nazarene in Lima Ohio. You can get more information about this great event at www.nwonaz.org.

IN STORES NOW

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Positively Hope is a new CD available exclusively from Lifeway Stores. I’m honored to have writen two of the songs on this great worship record.
— Rick Lee James

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BACK TO SCHOOL
CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY
On September 14th I will be leading a songwriting seminar on the campus of Cedarville University for students in the worship arts course of study. I’m really excited about the chance to join these great students once a month to help them grow in their craft for the service of the church
OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
October 11-13th I have been invited to the campus of Olivet Nazarene University, just outside of Chicago Illinois, to participate in a conversation about worship for the center of faith and culture with other leaders for the Church of the Nazarene. This time together will allow a sustained dialogue concerning worship from a Wesleyan/Nazarene theological perspective, exploring the faithful exercize of worship leadership. Our hope it to move toward a sharedunderstanding and language concerning worship in the Church of the Nazarene

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee Is A Mess According To NPR’s Maureen Corrigan. What Do You Think?

Are our worst fears about, ‘Go Set A Watchman’, the sequel to Harper Lee’s classic ‘To Kill A Mockinbird’ confirmed by this review from NPR’s Maureen Corrigan?

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This audio clip is available courtesy of NPR at this link: http://www.npr.org/2015/07/13/422545987/harper-lees-watchman-is-a-mess-that-makes-us-reconsider-a-masterpiece

As the book is released today there will no doubt be different views on Lee’s new release. For those of you who are reading the new book, let me know what you think.

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Judge Me

It seems like everyone is always railing against being judged in our society but our social media is set up in such a way that proves we all want to be judged, otherwise we wouldn’t be on Facebook and Instagram. The issue isn’t that we don’t want to be judged, it’s that we don’t want to be judged negatively. The interesting thing to me about this is that historically, judgment for Christians is something positive. St. Patrick’s breastplate prayer speaks of the sweet well done of judgment hour made possible through the work of Christ. What wonderful news that we are judged as worthy of being loved because we have been created, pursued, died for by one who loves us so dearly. When the one who is judging you is made up of love unbounded and judgment is not something to fear, it is something to be embraced. May we all be like Christ in our judgments, viewing others from the perspective of love.

Rick Lee James On This Week’s Episode of Under The Radar

I can’t tell you how honored I am to be featured again on this weeks episode of the radio show, Under The Radar along with Jars of Clay, Ellie Holcomb, Phil Keaggy, and many other incredible artists who have written and recorded songs about the Psalms. Under the Radar is a nationally syndicated radio program based out of Chicago Illinois and is hosted by the Dave Trout. Check out their page at http://www.RadarRadio.Net and become a part of some of the amazing things God is doing through UTR’s ministry.

Blessings,

Rick Lee James

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