Author: Brentwood Benson

Stepping Out of the Choir Loft and Into the Community

Stepping Out of the Choir Loft and Into the Community

We all love singing in the choir. For many of us, that is our primary ministry in the church. We gather together on Sunday mornings (or Wednesday night rehearsal), sing, and worship the Lord with all our hearts. It’s a wonderful routine that we take great pride in. But why are the beautiful sounds the […]

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Communicating Well as a Choir Director

Communicating Well as a Choir Director

Being an effective communicator is an incredibly valuable skill to have as a choir director (and it includes much more than speaking clearly). We’ve put together a list of ways to make sure your choir is fully-informed and has the most fulfilling experience possible. Comment below and let us know what communication tips you would […]

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Forever — We Sing Hallelujah | Lessons & Activities

Forever — We Sing Hallelujah | Lessons & Activities

Our new Worship Together collection for kids features some of the top songs in Christian music today. Kid’s ministry expert Rhonda Frazier has compiled a list of fun activities inspired by the songs in this new release. The lessons and activities can be used in large groups, small groups, or, in some cases, as early […]

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Truths to Treasures | Lessons & Activities

Truths to Treasures | Lessons & Activities

We love the Clydesdale’s latest release and how it teaches kids the Gospel in such a fun and tangible way. To help them learn these biblical truths, children’s ministry expert, Rhonda Frazier has compiled a list of activities. Some of these are large group activities and some can be used in small groups or for early arrivers. […]

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Staff Picks: Favorite Choral Anthems for Easter

Staff Picks: Favorite Choral Anthems for Easter

With Easter coming early this year, many choirs are turning to sing anthems at their worship service. We caught up with our Sales Team and asked them one question: What’s your all-time favorite Brentwood Benson Easter anthem? We hope you get some new ideas for this year’s Easter service or remember powerful moments of worship from […]

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Q&A with Gateway Church

Q&A with Gateway Church

From Gateway Church in Dallas/Fort Worth, a powerful movement of worship is influencing the sound of music in churches around the country. Little do most people know, not only does Gateway Church have a thriving worship team, they also have a thriving choir ministry — 230 voices to be specific. Our Creative Director Luke Gambill […]

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Top Moments of 2015

Top Moments of 2015

As 2015 nears the end, we couldn’t help but reflect on some of our favorite things that happened this year. From launching a new website to watching Splendor of Heaven win a Dove Award, this year has been full of blessings, change, and fun. We made a list of some of the top moments. 15. Jeff […]

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Staff Picks: Our Favorite Christmas Songs (Of All Time)

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Christmas Songs (Of All Time)

It’s getting festive around here at Brentwood Benson and what better way to spread a little bit of Christmas cheer than compiling a list of our favorite songs of the season? From Bing Crosby to Glee, here’s what we can guarantee will be playing in our hallways. “Good King Wenceslas” by Bing Crosby We’ll start with a […]

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10 Tips to Prepare for Your Choir Concert

10 Tips to Prepare for Your Choir Concert

‘Tis the season for Christmas Christmas parties, crowded mall parking lots, and decorations galore. With everything going on, it’s easy to overlook preparation for your upcoming choir concert. That’s why we compiled a list of ten helpful tips to make sure you’re fully prepared for this year’s concert. Know your music. Make sure you know your […]

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Looking for Christmas in All the Right Places

Looking for Christmas in All the Right Places

“I’m dreaming of a [insert adjective of your choice] Christmas. Just like the ones I used to know…” I have long felt that the reason this beloved holiday song by Irving Berlin continues to top popularity polls is because it expresses a sentiment concerning Christmas that is almost universal: the act of reminiscing. For most of […]

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