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This is a sample of my leading at my current local church. These are songs written in the 2010s (such as Lion and the Lamb) and the 1200s (such as All Creatures of Our God & King). I love leading modern music, and traditional melodies with modern music beds. Our music reflects the culture of the Pacific Northwest and the Portland metro area.

Lion and the Lamb (0:00)
Grace Alone (4:25)
Amazing Grace (6:45)
Made Alive (10:35)
Nothing But the Blood/King of my Heart (14:15)
All Creatures of Our God & King (17:55)
The Mighty Hand of God (22:10)
Speaking (25:30)
The Solid Rock (26:55)

I wrote, recorded, edited, produced, and promoted this nine-episode season of a podcast. This is a great overview of my theology of worship, and this first episode tells a bit of my story.

For more episodes, click here.

This is a song I wrote for baptisms at my local church. It’s based on the explanation of baptism as found in Romans 6. In this video, I am also the vocalist and acoustic guitar player.

This is a live recording of Come Thou Fount at my local church.

This is a song I wrote with a few of our interns in preparation for a youth summer camp with the theme of Christians needing each other in community.

This is a song I wrote at a songwriting retreat with two other worship leaders. ORU picked up the song and recorded it live on their record “Come Like a Flood.”

This is a compilation of songs that have been written and recorded by my current local church. As the Music & Creative Pastor, I’ve overseen each of these projects and artists.

  1. Hope Has Found by Shawn Turek

  2. We Belong Together by Tyler Clarensau

  3. Night Will Be No More by Dirt & Divine

  4. Between the Trees by Kristie Saccenti

  5. Because He Lives by Kristie Saccenti

  6. Name of Jesus High by Tyler Clarensau

  7. The Water by Tyler Clarensau

  8. Barabbas’ Song Live from Good Friday

  9. Death Met Grace by Clarensau

  10. Salvation Has Been Found by Clarensau

  11. Nothing But the Blood by Clarensau

  12. I Hear the Saviour Say by Clarensau

This was my main musical outlet before beginning working on music in the church, and I’ve continued working on it while working in the church.

In my current role, I oversee the Creative Team that is responsible for naming, branding, and executing each of our sermon series. Essentially, our lead pastor provides us with his text for the series, and any major themes he is noticing from his study, and we come up with the branding.

In early 2018, I oversaw the renaming and rebranding of my current local church. This included working with staff and volunteers (artists, designers, web designers, and videographers) to complete this project. You can click the image to the right to see NGC’s branding.