The Old Testament ends with two commands from the prophet Malachi. He tells God’s people to remember: Remember that God has done great things for you. Then he tells them to believe: Believe God’s not through doing great things for you. Remember. Moses, manna, water gushing from a rock, the… Read More
May is slow for me. Has been for the last 11 years of music making. Colleges and churches are the ones that book me to sing and/or speak on behalf of Compassion international. And in May, churches are turning the corner into Summer programs, mission trips, and camps galore. Colleges… Read More
I sat on a green room couch sobbing uncontrollably. Shaking. Exhausted. I was deeply embarrassed. I felt like a failure, like a coward for wanting to run away, go home and crawl into bed. I felt ashamed that I’d misplaced my faith for a moment. I was terrified of what… Read More
So, I thought I was going to be slammed this August. I thought I would be speaking at a bunch of music festivals for Compassion International. But there are many other talented artists and speakers doing the heavy lifting at festivals for Compassion this Summer so I’m sitting this one… Read More
Smoking Gun says some artists “earn” as much as $700,000 per concert.
Not exactly, since this is the alleged amount the promoter pays to book these guys. The artist almost certainly gets what remains after paying for management, booking agent, crew, video, sound, lights, publicity, transportation, skinny jeans, nerd glasses, etc. View Post
I don’t have a record label, a hit single, a marketing team, a booking agency. I don’t have the stuff you have to have to play 100 cities every year. But I’m staying busy because of you and the other people reading this blog. View Post