But up until a few years ago, I never thought my songs were any good. I convinced myself that my songs could never compare to the big worship artists. I could never “make it” as a songwriter.
I was wrong.
I believe there is a generation of worship songwriters rising up who aren’t writing to be known. They are writing for their churches. They’re not content to keep their songs in a notebook.
It’s time to release what’s inside.
An eBook to Get You Going
“The Worship Songwriter” is guide for your creative process. It’s packed full of tips, tricks, and practical advice to jumpstart your writing.
Whether you’re a beginning writer who doesn’t know where to start, or a seasoned writer who feels stuck, there is something here for you.
|"David Santistevan has written not only a guide to writing songs; he's crafted an important manifesto for artists who want to create inspired work."
- Jeff Goins // Author, Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams Into Your Comfortable Life
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: IGNORE
Chapter 2: WORSHIP
Chapter 3: CLARIFY
Chapter 4: SHIFT
Chapter 5: UNLEASH
Chapter 6: DECIDE
Chapter 7: ENLIST
Chapter 8: EDIT
Chapter 9: TEST
Chapter 10: RELEASE
Appendix 1: How to Find More Time to Write Songs
Appendix 2: Practical Tools For Effective Songwriting
More About the Author
David Santistevan is a worship leader, blogger, music teacher, and pastor. He works at Allison Park Church as the Creative Arts Pastor, investing in the next generation of musicians and worship leaders.
He married his wife, Emily in 2009 and their son, Tyler was born in July of 2012.
David’s blog, davidsantistevan.com is a popular blog for worship leaders. It has won the Reader’s Choice award at Worship Leader Magazine for two consecutive years as a top resource.
David, Emily, & Tyler currently live in Pittsburgh, PA.