Business Cards for Christian Bands

Business cards can help grow your fanbase, get more shows, and get better paying shows—or not. If your Christian band’s business card is boring no one will be inspired to want to know more about your band. Grab the attention of fans and bookers with an unusual outstanding business card.   Business cards are one … Read more

Made in God’s Image – Christian Musicians Devotional

Made in God's Image - The Christian Musicians Devotional

We all make mistakes on stage. How many times have you played a wrong note, started or stopped at the wrong time, or even played in a completely wrong key? It happens. Unfortunately sometimes it happens at important shows, in critical moments, such as when we want to impress the judges at a battle of … Read more

Heart Music – The Christian Musicians Devotional

The Christian Musicians Devotional

As Christian musicians and songwriters, we must always be mindful of the potential impact our ministry has on our fans.  It is our pleasure and also our responsibility to write and perform songs that will sink deep into people’s hearts and then change their minds and lives. Christian art, and especially music, has the unique … Read more

Goals – The Christian Musicians Devotional

People are often defined by their goals. We work diligently to get what we want, so what we want usually determines what we do. We change our daily routines and workload to accomplish our goals.  Sometimes our goals are deceptive because we are not honest with ourselves about what we truly want. As Christian music … Read more

Solitude in Prayer – The Christian Musicians Devotional

We love to be busy doing our Father’s work, the work of the ministry. Touring, recording, and songwriting are aspects of music ministry that many of us truly enjoy, but they are also extremely time consuming. This excerpt from The Christian Musicians Devotional reminds all of us of our priorities in ministry. If we truly want … Read more

Take an Interest in Others – The Christian Musicians Devotional

Christian musicians are not called to be rock stars for Jesus. We are called to re-present His message to our generation. We do not have to be famous to do our ministry—we have to be faithful. It’s not about us. It is all about loving God and then loving people closer to Him. Take an … Read more

Christian Songwriting Contest

  CMUnited 15th Annual Christian Songwriting Contest CMUnited hosts international songwriting contests quarterly, and this contest is officially the longest-running Christian songwriting contest in existence. This contest features useful prizes, promotional opportunities, and low-cost entry fees. CLICK HERE for their information page. This page has prizes listed, entry fees and submission deadlines for each quarter.

How to Book Your Band at State and County Fairs

Most State and County Fairs start booking in December, about 9 to 10 months before the fairs. Your Christian band may also be able to get gigs at fairs due to cancellations at the last minute. Check back with the fairs your Christian band is most interested in playing one or two months before the … Read more

Success Envy – The Christians Musicians Devotional

Christian Musicians Devotional - Success Envy

We all want to be successful in life and in ministry. Sometimes we have a problem in defining exactly what success looks like to us and, more importantly, to God. Too often, we look at other people and other ministries for our definitions. When they seem to be experiencing more success than us, we get … Read more

Braided Cords – The Christian Musicians Devotional

One of the most difficult aspects of doing music ministry in a Christian band is sticking together and having each other’s back. All too often music ministries are divided simply because we cannot figure out how to get along with each other. We don’t recognize that it’s all the little things that add up until … Read more

But God – The Christian Musicians Devotional

Christian Musicians Devotional

We all know the story of Joseph, it is often taught in Sunday School and from the pulpit. But, have you ever considered what Joseph’s life might have been like if his brothers had not treated him so badly? Here is an excerpt from The Christian Musicians Devotional.   “But God” Positions My Future “You … Read more

Recommendation Letters for Press Kits

People who book bands love to hear good things about the band from other people who book bands. They especially love to hear from people they respect and from similar venues. The best way to do this is with recommendation letters in the press kit. Recommendation letters about the band help fulfill all the objectives … Read more

Synchronicity – Christian Musicians Devotional

Here’s your new word for the day: Synchronicity. In this application, it means lining up our actions to God’s plan. Synchronicity starts when we spend time finding out what God is doing, why He is doing it, and how He wants us to participate. Then we come into line or synchronize with His plans, ways, … Read more