A Great Lesson From Abe Laboriel Sr.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

abe-lesson Here is an important yet simple concept by legendary bassist Abe Laboriel Sr. This is from the Purpose Driven Worship Conference 08.

About The Interviews

Monday, August 4th, 2008

For the interviews on the website, I ask the following questions dealing with Skill, Service, and Significance; How and when did you start playing the guitar? How and when did you begin serving the Lord with your playing? How do you feel that what you do is significant? For Worship Leader’s, I ask the […]

Getting Along With Each Other

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Last week at a pastor’s conference, I had the honor and privilege to play along side guitarist Steve Marcia (MercyMe, Shane & Shane, Phil Wickham, Tommy Walker, Vicky Beeching, Evan Wickham, The Kry, Adam Watts, and Jadon Lavik, to name a few). While at lunch, Steve and I discussed the “attitude” that sometimes arises when […]

The Vox AC30

Monday, May 5th, 2008

For the past month, I have had the opportunity to use the Vox AC30 extensively. Being an LA-R&B-Gospel player most of my life, I can’t say that I’ve had many requests for the type of sound that an AC30 delivers. My church recently purchased an AC 30 to fulfill backline requests for visiting bands and, […]

Bruce Adolph

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Bruce Adolph is the President and Editor of, a magazine and website dedicated to improving the musicianship of church musicians and aspiring Christian artists.  To many of us who lived in the Southern California’s South Bay area during the 80’s, Bruce was the manager of The Carpenter Music Store.  The Carpenter was a safe […]

Always Look Over The Music!

Friday, April 18th, 2008

  This example is the third page of a chart I was given at an early morning bible study.  During the first read through, I noticed that the notes in the seventh measure sounded very odd when I played them. The fact that it was very early in the morning and that I was wearing […]

A Mandate

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

    In October of 2004, I began what was to be the first of many worship guitar duties at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest CA.  After arriving at Saddleback’s Worship Center to play for a Saturday evening service,  I went to my designated spot on stage and began to set up my gear. At […]