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The Song Revolution Podcast exists to empower you through valuable songwriting insights, inspiration, and interviews with some of the greatest songwriters, producers, arrangers, artists, and creatives in the industry and beyond. Find out more at nashvillechristiansongwriters.com

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The Song Revolution Podcast exists to empower you through valuable songwriting insights, inspiration, and interviews with some of the greatest songwriters, producers, arrangers, artists, and creatives in the industry and beyond. Find out more at nashvillechristiansongwriters.com

    Mike Weaver, Big Daddy Weave: Songs of Deliverance in a Season of Loss

    Mike Weaver, Big Daddy Weave: Songs of Deliverance in a Season of Loss

    "My entire theology is a Man, it's Jesus," says Mike Weaver, frontman of Christian music's powerhouse band Big Daddy Weave. "I'm telling you, He is with you and He's with you in the most real way."

    With robust faith and authenticity, Weaver shares through this warm and often funny episode about being a big guy from South Alabama who stumbled into a Christian rock band career now spanning nine albums and multiple tours.

    Despite a few years of loss and sorrow, their new album "When the Light Comes," produced by band member and songwriter Jeremy Redman, is an album filled with joy and life despite tragedy and even death.

    Highlights from this episode:
    * Mike's prophetic calling to write music 
    * Why isn't it Big Daddy "WeaveR" 
    * Finding hope in the midst of tragedy and sorrow 
    * Operation Restored Warrior and Mike's brother Jay's struggle with loss and suicide  
    * How do you find creativity to write in the midst of struggles? 
    * Mike's words for the person dreaming of being a songwriter 
    * The career Mike will pursue if Big Daddy Weave ever falls apart 

    Find out more about how you can become an amazing songwriter at nashvillechristiansongwriters.com

    • 35 min
    Mike Weaver - Big Daddy Weave: Miracles in the Midst of Tragedy

    Mike Weaver - Big Daddy Weave: Miracles in the Midst of Tragedy

    Mike Weaver is one of the most recognizable and loved voices in Christian music. The success of the band on Christian radio is deeply appreciated, as you will hear in the first part of a fantastic two-part interview. Discover how ministry to their listeners is front and center for this southern rocker and his dedicated teammates.
    Mike Weaver, his brother, and their band have suffered what seems like an overload of tragedy the last two years, yet the light of their ministry and the hope they bring through their music is burning brighter than ever.
    You'll not only be entertained through this episode, but moved to tears as Mike shares from his heart the ups and downs, tragedies and triumphs of the real life stories that have brought the ministry of Big Daddy Weave to mean so much to so many.
    NCS President, John Chisum, is joined in the studio by co-host, Tina Keil, for an intro to this very special episode. Thanks for listening and we hope you will share it on your social media to spread the love.

    Mike Weaver Episode Timeline:
    * The heart of Big Daddy Weave (4:31)
    * Big Daddy Weave's story of brokenness and redemption (7:38)
    * Mike's music influences (13:04)
    * The biggest challenge Mike has faced (18:39)
    * The process of redemption and growth (21:57)
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Don Moen
    Paul Baloche
    Paul Wilbur
    Operation Restored Warrior

    • 28 min
    Exciting News from John Chisum

    Exciting News from John Chisum

    John Chisum shares exciting news for The Song Revolution Podcast, meant to empower you through valuable songwriting insights, inspiration, and interviews with some of the greatest songwriters, producers, arrangers, artists, and creatives in the industry and beyond. Subscribe now, and find out more at nashvillechristiansongwriters.com

    • 5 min
    How to Find Song Ideas Even in Times of Crisis and Quarantine

    How to Find Song Ideas Even in Times of Crisis and Quarantine

    Our world has been ravaged and turned upside down by Covid-19, but you're still called to write great Christian songs, right? In this special edition of the Song Revolution with John Chisum, John and co-host, Tina Keil, explore specific ways you can utilize the upset routines more creatively and capture even more song ideas than ever before. John & Tina discuss three ways you can go deeper in your songwriting by utilizing your time effectively, prioritizing life, and tapping greater creativity despite the crisis at hand. You'll find encouragement and inspiration in this edition of the show along with love and heartfelt prayers from all of us here at Song Revolution with John Chisum.  For more information about this show and it's archived episodes featuring some of the most influential music industry artists, executives, and songwriters, visit us at https://nashvillechristiansongwriters.com/song-revolution-podcast/.    

    • 40 min
    How To Uplevel Your Songwriting In 2020

    How To Uplevel Your Songwriting In 2020

    Are you wanting to "up level" your songwriting in 2020? Are you a singer-songwriter ready to take your craft to a much higher level to impact even more listeners? In today's show Nashville Christian Songwriters President John Chisum and our podcast producer, Peter Hartzell, sit down in the studio to take a look back at some highlights for this show and for Nashville Christian Songwriters in 2019, as well as to give you some practical steps you can take  to make the coming year your best ever for songwriting and building your audience. Our show passed 100,000 downloads in 2019 with 140 episodes and counting, filled with information about songwriting, the music business, and wonderful interviews with interesting and influential creatives such as 10th Avenue North, Don Moen, and Chris McClarney.  Peter joined the NCS Team in early 2019. He is a worship leader, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, audio/video producer and owner of Tree House Media specializing in consulting and developing content market strategies.  Learn more about Tree House Media: www.TreeHouseMediaCo.com and connect with Peter at peter@treehousemediaco.com If you liked this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a quick review on iTunes. It would mean the world to hear your feedback and we would love for you to help us spread the word! The Song Revolution with John Chisum is dedicated to helping you grow as a songwriter and worshiper. Our goal is to empower you  on your morning commute, workout, or daily routine. Be sure to download John's free gift of "The Songbuilders Blueprint" HERE. Check out all the fine resources we offer at www.nashvillechristiansongwriters.com

    • 34 min
    Global Worship Leader Don Moen Shares Stories and Insight On His Songwriting Process

    Global Worship Leader Don Moen Shares Stories and Insight On His Songwriting Process

    Don Moen is one of the most beloved worship leaders, songwriters, and philanthropists of our time. Perhaps best-known for songs like God Will Make a Way, I Just Want to Be Where You Are, and Give Thanks, Don's ministry stretches to the four corners of the globe as he ceaselessly travels to Africa, Europe, Asia, and across the United States leading worshipers of all ages into a sweet sense of the presence of God through his tender vocals and gentle musicianship. As a former music business executive with Integrity Music for many years, Don has helped bring hundreds of worship recordings and resources to multiplied millions of people worldwide. He has shared the stage with other musical greats like Twila Paris, Michael W. Smith, Darlene Zschech, and Andrea Bocelli.  Don Moen's contribution to the worshipful experience of the global church cannot be overstated. His not-for-profit charity organization Worship in Action is helping care for orphans, feed hungry children, provide disaster relief, and build schools in desperate areas around the world.  Read more at www.donmoen.com and get ready for the rich insights and wise counsel of a man who has traveled millions of miles to spread the Gospel and worship of Jesus Christ. You can also find Don on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to keep up with the wonderful things he's up to as he writes, sings, and encourages others to do the same. If you liked this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a quick review on iTunes. It would mean the world to hear your feedback and we would love for you to help us spread the word! The Song Revolution Podcast is dedicated to helping you grow as a songwriter and worshiper. Our goal is that this podcast is something for you to look forward to on your morning commute, workout, or daily routine. Be sure to download John's free gift of "The Songbuilders Blueprint" HERE and book a free discovery call with John HERE, but only if you're serious about investing in yourself to go to the next level in your songwriting. Check out all the fine resources we offer at www.nashvillechristiansongwriters.com

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

Meredith from Maine ,

An treasure trove of information

This podcast is incredible.
From the insights and perspective of the amazing guests, to the depth of knowledge John has on the songwriting craft, to the evident love he has for the new songwriter, each word inspires, educated and entertains. A must-listen!!

Skybird and Bluebird ,

A Pot of Gold.

Someone just recommended this podcast to me and I feel like I found the end of the rainbow with a pot of gold at the end. It's informative, funny, inspiring and extremely helpful. I'm a year late, but loving every single episode!! Thanks NCS!

mnicholson777 ,

Fantastic!

This podcast is amazing! Full of great guests and insights into songwriting and being an artist/songwriter. I love the mixture of testimony and practical advice on being a songwriter.

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