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This is a preview sampler of each song on my album “Hymns, Prayers, and Invitations”. I hope you enjoy the preview and will consider sharing it with others. If you would like to get a copy there are a few links for that. Thank you for supporting my artistic endeavors and being so encouraging.

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Rick Lee James – 18th Annual Great American Song Contest Finalist

Hello My Friends,
I just received some amazing news. I’ve been selected as a finalist in The Great American Song Contest for a song I co-wrote with Eddie Kirkland, “Christ Is Lord (Christ Before Me)”.

This was really unexpected for me since over 1800 songwriters from 44 countries submitted their songs. I really didn’t expect to be a blip on the radar among so many talented people.

I’m so grateful for this encouragement and am grateful for all of you who have been so supportive along each step of my journey as a writer.

Thanks to my publishers at Lifeway Worship for the wonderful recording you helped me make of this song and for making a way for it to be heard by so many people. Solo Deo gloria

If you haven’t heard the song you can find it at the link below.
Listen to “Christ Is Lord (Christ Before Me)

https://rickleejames.bandcamp.com/track/christ-is-lord-christ-before-me

 

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The Invitation (Official Music Video) performed by Rick Lee James.
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Written by Rick Lee James and Andrew Greer

Cedarville University’s Department of Music and Worship has announced its annual songwriting competition. The competition is open to all current Cedarville University students, and its goal is to develop musical resources for congregational singing.

“The heart of the worship degree is to prepare students to serve the body of Christ, and this competition challenges our students to write theologically sound, musically compelling songs for congregations,” said Dr. Roger O’Neel, director of Cedarville’s worship program.
“It is our goal to give God alone the glory for the talents that he has entrusted to us as well as be good stewards and use these talents to serve the body of Christ.”
– Susan Plemons, assistant professor of worship
The worship department sought out an internationally renowned, award-winning panel of judges for the 2017 competition. The songs will be judged by Laura Story, Rick Lee James and Mark Harris, all three of whom are accomplished songwriters.

Story wrote the No. 1 worship hit “Indescribable,” which Chris Tomlin recorded in 2004, and her 2008 national debut won a Dove Award for Inspirational Album of the Year. She also earned two consecutive nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year. She serves on staff at Perimeter Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and is an artist with INO Records.

Harris is a former member of 4Him, winner of eight Dove Awards and author of 24 No. 1 hits. He joined the staff at Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas, in 2013 where he serves as lead worship pastor. His project “Walls,” by Gateway Worship, was the No. 1 album on Billboard’s Christian chart in October 2015. He will be on campus leading worship with Gateway and teaching at Cedarville University’s Worship 4:24 Conference in January 2017.

James has more than 15 years of experience in ministry as a worship leader, singer, songwriter, preacher, author and podcast host. His latest album was released March 2016 and has been featured in CCLI, CCM Magazine, Worship Leader Magazine and other national spotlights.

The contest entry deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Students must submit original songs that are intended for congregations for the competition and include an mp3 file for an audio demo as well as a pdf file of the chord chart or lead sheet. Submissions should be sent either by campus mail or electronically to Susan Plemons, assistant professor of worship (susanplemons@cedarville.edu). The winners will be announced in March and will receive $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place.

“Soli Deo Gloria” is the motto of the music and worship department,” said Plemons. “It is our goal to give God alone the glory for the talents that he has entrusted to us as well as be good stewards and use these talents to serve the body of Christ.”

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,760 undergraduate, graduate, and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit http://www.cedarville.edu.

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