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John Amodea has more than 35 years of experience in the music industry. His more recent music experience…

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John Amodea has more than 35 years of experience in the music industry. His more recent music experience (for the past 7 years) is as the worship leader and song writer at New Covenant Fellowship, a relatively small but very diverse non-denominational church in Manassas, Virginia. John has earned a Bachelor’s degree in music and has studied under the likes of Peter Prisco and Turk Van Lake (arranger/guitar player with the Benny Goodman Orchestra). John recently released a worship CD with the NCF worship band, Led, called “Beyond the Walls.” “My plan here is to share the things I have learned as a lifelong musician, long time worshipper, worship leader and follower of Jesus Christ. Some of what I share will be practical, some will be musical and hopefully all will be based in the truth of God’s Word. And I expect some of it may be way out on the Wild Frontier.”

15 Questions (and maybe some answers), Part 1 of 15
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15 Questions (and maybe some answers), Part 1 of 15

Question #1 Is the guitar-driven worship model we’ve been seeing in churches for 20 years still relevant and effective? In a time when nearly all of our popular music is electronically created are we still connecting with the younger generation? Have you ever wondered why the worship sound in contemporary churches across America hasn’t really […]

15 Questions
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15 Questions

Being a worship leader, musician and worshiper is just a part of who I am as a Christian. And just like my walk with Christ, the deeper I get in my role as worship leader, singer, songwriter and worshiper, the more questions I have about all of it. So here are a few things I […]

I Don’t Know Good Worship From Bad Worship
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I Don’t Know Good Worship From Bad Worship

I am a lifelong musician and I have been involved in leading worship or playing on worship teams for more than 10 years. I’m a singer, songwriter, guitar player, bass player, drummer and I can wing it on roughly 20 other instruments. I can transpose music for any instrument, I can chart an original arrangement […]

Dear Worship Band Leader
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Dear Worship Band Leader

My name is Generic Joe and as you know, I am a member of this congregation. I wanted to tell you that I am a really good plumber and I have friends in this congregation that are great teachers, accountants, government works and auto repairmen. I also wanted to remind you that none of us […]

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