Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast

Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast

By Westminster Effects
The Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast exists to equip and encourage worship musicians to delve deeper into God's Word.
048 - Men's Bible study with Jesse Harper
In case you're out of the loop, it's kind of important for men to study the Bible together. Here's a conversation about it. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: "My Feet are on the Rock" by I Am They Do You Pray? by JC Ryle The Confessions by Augustine of Hippo The Making of a Man by Richard Exley
1:01:52
May 23, 2019
047 - Worship Preferences
Sometimes, we don't like musical styles, songs, or even particular instruments. Should we get over those or carry those around in worship? Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: The Sovereignty of God by A.W. Pink The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
1:11:20
May 17, 2019
046 - Elevation Worship's "Mighty Cross"
Cody and Bradley dissect the song "Mighty Cross" by Elevation Worship. Also on this week's episode, questions regarding Paul Washer, marijuana, etc. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: The New City Catechism Single Column Journaling Bible Christ the Center: The Creator-creature Distinction in the Hypostatic Union
59:10
May 9, 2019
045 - Fatigue and burnout
We're all exhausted, so what do we do about it?   Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. Recommended: The Real Martin Luther  - Josh Hamon Burnout Begins with Bad Theology The Briefing: 4/22/2019
53:34
May 2, 2019
044 - Preachers n Sneakers
Stan from the All Seven Days Podcast (also known as Cody's dad) joins us as we talk prosperity theology and the Instagram sensation @preachersnsneakers. Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.    
50:48
April 25, 2019
043 - Matt Walsh and Scriptural authority
Matt Walsh thinks that not every argument should boil down to theology for the Christian. We disagree and explain why.  Support us on Anchor! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast.    http://gospelspam.com/oy-vey-maria-why-the-gods-of-ben-shapiro-and-matt-walsh-cant-end-abortion/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWI8bYxJ0GA&feature=share
55:27
April 18, 2019
042 - Leading worship without a mic
Leading worship isn't just the job of the vocalists, but everyone on the team or in the band.
50:40
April 11, 2019
041 - Tests of fellowship - Francis Chan, Social Justice
There's been a flurry of discussion around some big names and whether we should associate with them. When should just warn them, and when should we disavow them? The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment by Tim Challies - https://amzn.to/2Ub9AV4 American Gospel: Christ Alone - https://amzn.to/2Udwax0 ESV Journaling Bible - https://amzn.to/2OMLt9S  http://wearechurch.com/blog/2019/3/16/a-response-to-some-concerns-by-francis-chan 
1:01:10
April 4, 2019
040 - Who should lead worship?
Cody flies solo and examines a 9Marks article. Also, the premiere of rapid fire questions!  https://www.9marks.org/article/journalnine-marks-healthy-worship-leader/ 
32:01
March 28, 2019
039 - Speaking in tongues?
Our friends at Worship Online recently talked about being filled with the Spirit and speaking in tongues. Bradley wanted to offer a different perspective to offer some clarification on an often confusing topic. Support us on Anchor! Recommended: The Forgotten Trinity by James R. White Paul, the Spirit, and the People of God by Gordon Fee
49:26
March 20, 2019
038 - Lent and Backing Tracks
Backing tracks, metronomes, etc. They can be really helpful, but they can also be difficult to implement. Also, Lutheran Jon talks about Ash Wednesday and Lent. Support us on Anchor! Recommended: "Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted" God can meet us in the ashes Tempo app
55:16
March 14, 2019
037 - Bethel Music's "Ain't No Grave"
Bethel Music's "Ain't No Grave" has been a hit lately, but it's not without some serious problems. We have a look at the lyrics in this episode of the Doxology Podcast. Recommended: The Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1:01:24
March 5, 2019
036 - Abusive leadership
The church has been rocked with leadership scandals recently. Bradley and Cody talk about abusive leadership, how to avoid becoming an abusive leader, and what to do if you're the victim of it.  Recommended: Elephant Room - Driscoll, MacDonald, Dever The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Gifts - Sam Storms
53:22
February 28, 2019
035 - Preparing to teach
In the middle of a crazy week, Bradley gives us his process for preparing sermons. Even if you don't preach or teach, this can be helpful for you. Recommended: Ask Pastor John - How do you prepare your sermons? Sermonary Romans by RC Sproul Expositor Podcast with Steve Lawson
25:02
February 20, 2019
034 - Analyzing Victor Wooten's NAMM wisdom
No, legendary bassist Victor Wooten didn't come on the podcast, but Cody heard him drop some serious wisdom at NAMM, so we talked about it.  Healthy Plurality = Durable Church by Dave Harvey - https://amzn.to/2TUp0cA Becoming the Archetype - I Am: https://open.spotify.com/album/0rg7OdBgPG5iqlwnX1jeuF?si=9sWhNuJjQ_SqfLw-eXTS6g
37:32
February 13, 2019
033 - No more custom work!
 After NAMM and a bout with NAMMthrax, here's a short episode detailing why I'm not doing custom pedals, at least for the time being. 
05:52
February 7, 2019
032 - NAMM w/ G7th Capos and VocalMist
A couple of quick interviews with G7th and VocalMist. Sorry for the lack of intro. I got the NAMMthrax. hopeforjustice.org myvocalmist.com g7th.com
16:01
January 30, 2019
031 - NAMM preview and power outages
Jon had a cool experience with a power outage at church, and Cody is at NAMM this week (hence the delayed release).
50:30
January 24, 2019
030 - JD Greear and cancelling church
We love JD Greear, but he caused a little bit of a stir recently when his church cancelled their services. We get it, but we don't get it. Recommended: Brothers, We Are Not Professionals by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2SWR2nA God at Work by Gene Edward Veith Jr. - https://amzn.to/2Mf5hkQ Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart by JD Greear - https://amzn.to/2Mf5Jj2
40:23
January 16, 2019
029 - Worshipping through cancer with Stan "Padre" Fields
Stan Fields, also known as Cody's dad, joins the Doxology Podcast to talk about his joy in God during a (very) recent cancer episode. Recommended: The Modern Post - "My One Comfort" - https://open.spotify.com/track/6iyEgPD0baCdld6Dd38RtN?si=TV5HrRDDQCqed047Z7XvVg The Hope Arsenal - "It Is Well With My Soul" https://open.spotify.com/track/3osiMRj1n74jUvuM0T9RRe?si=z1dn-W_CQhu6IcVoa8Z1xg Don't Waste Your Cancer by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2SHle60 For the Fame of God's Name by Sam Storms and Justin Taylor - https://amzn.to/2Ren01I 
1:23:21
January 8, 2019
028 - Rethinking Santa and Christmas traditions
Merry Christmas! We didn't want to leave you high and dry, so you can listen this week while traveling or while waiting for Christmas dinner to cook. This week, Bradley and Cody talk about their Christmas traditions as well as their thoughts on Santa Claus. Recommended: Ask Pastor John - Why do we give Christmas gifts? - https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/why-do-we-give-christmas-gifts Ask Pastor John - What should I tell my kids about Santa? - https://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/what-should-i-tell-my-kids-about-santa Jacob Johnson - Wild and Sweet: A Christmas Album - https://open.spotify.com/album/4G9HxUQyqqoE1v9loPHxeC?si=Yw8roUS6Q36oWI8rOTc1Cg
57:26
December 25, 2018
027 - Ditching Advent with Everett Henes
Some people don't do Advent or even Christmas, and that's actually okay. We had OPC pastor Everett Henes on to tell us why he doesn't make a big deal of it in his church. Help us cover NAMM expenses! - www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ Recommended: Reformation Study Bible - https://amzn.to/2ECFW3F Martin Luther's Christmas Book - https://amzn.to/2R937Iu With Reverence and Awe by D.G. Hart - https://amzn.to/2R5I0qv
1:00:23
December 19, 2018
026 - A different approach to Lauren Daigle
There's been a lot of vitriol, defending, posturing, etc., regarding Lauren Daigle's recent comments. We hoped to provide a different angle where everyone wins. Help us cover NAMM expenses! - https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ Recommended reading: A living martyr - https://world.wng.org/2018/11/a_living_martyr The Cross and Christian Ministry by DA Carson - https://amzn.to/2PuKbiI Decision Points by George W. Bush - https://amzn.to/2QownLR
48:32
December 11, 2018
025 - Advent and Christmas Music
Advent has had a resurgence in popularity, so what is it in the first place? We also talk Christmas music and how so much of it is terrible, but that's actually changing for the better. Keep helping us out with NAMM! www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ Recommended consumption: August Burns Red - Sleddin' Hill: https://open.spotify.com/album/1pULFEyMwExWMTLQIiEROm?si=JjMVWVs5Q0mRVkw82JnRJg Of the Father's Love Begotten - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-8pRqfl0kg The Jesus Style by Gayle Erwin - https://amzn.to/2QwX9AT
50:30
December 4, 2018
024 - Justin TenCate of Mzo Effects
While this is being uploaded on the fly before Cody goes out of town, this episode features Justin of Mzo Effects and circuitry nerdom. Keep helping us out with NAMM; we're over $1,000! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069#/ mzoeffects.com
49:27
November 20, 2018
023- The Cage Stage
This week’s podcast involves shifts in our theology, whether it’s simply a mindset or an entire 180 from what we grew up with. Of course, that also involves lessons on the Cage Stage. Support Noseminster’s NAMM push! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/send-westminster-effects-and-nosepedal-to-namm/x/5250069 Recommended reading: The Confessions by Augustine of Hippo - https://amzn.to/2z4SyvJ Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller - https://amzn.to/2ROnNlR Sovereign Grace, Spiritual Gifts, and the Pastor: How Should a Reformed Pastor Be Charismatic? By Tope Koleoso - https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/sovereign-grace-spiritual-gifts-and-the-pastor-how-should-a-reformed-pastor-be-charismatic
1:02:37
November 13, 2018
022 - Gear Acquisition Syndrome
How much is too much? Better yet, how do we think about our guitar gear acquisitions? We dive into that question in this week's Doxology Podcast. Recommended reading: Who Do You Think You Are? by Mark Driscoll - https://amzn.to/2RFyMhA "God Can Break the Chains of Addiction" by Matt Chandler - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl-6sDMeN-8 The secret to Christian contentment by James White - https://www.aomin.org/aoblog/2006/12/13/the-secret-to-christian-contentment/ The Shallows by Nicholas Carr - https://amzn.to/2RGXgXH
1:00:14
November 6, 2018
021 - Ligonier's State of Theology Survey
Ligonier's State of Theology Survey shows a disturbing trend in the American church. We talk about how that came to be and how to fix it. Recommended reading: A Summary of Christian Doctrine by Edward Koehler - https://amzn.to/2SwoCRu Mere Christianity by CS Lewis - https://amzn.to/2SxjJrw Everyone's a Theologian by RC Sproul - https://amzn.to/2SwDTBS
46:21
October 30, 2018
020 - Designing a new worship space w/ Keith Cothran
Bradley and Cody's church just opened their renovated building, so they brought on Pastor Keith Cothran to talk about the how, why, and what behind the changes. Recommended reading: How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison - https://amzn.to/2PM6eSR Everyday Church by Tim Chester - https://amzn.to/2R9aD2C Center Church by Tim Keller - https://amzn.to/2PPUe2P
47:20
October 23, 2018
019 - Christians and Politics with Cory Truax
Cory Truax joins the show this week for a conversation about how Christians can better engage in discussions in the realm of politics. corytruax.com Recommended reading: Total Truth by Nancy Pearcy - https://amzn.to/2pX2jYc The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt - https://amzn.to/2RQbxlE How the Nations Rage by Jonathan Leeman - https://amzn.to/2RS85ab
1:00:08
October 16, 2018
018 - Volunteer/Life Balance
Cody and Jon (Bradley returns next week) talk about the importance of finding balance between volunteering at church and our home lives. They also forgot to include recommended reading this week.
38:56
October 8, 2018
017 - Going off the rails
What do we do when our favorite musicians leave the faith or develop some seriously wonky theology? How do we deal with that in our own worship teams? Recommended reading: Believing God by RC Sproul, Jr. - https://amzn.to/2ReCu2a Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart by J.D. Greear - https://amzn.to/2NY1zk5
50:58
October 1, 2018
016 - Sunday Morning Preparation
It's often overlooked, but the ways we get our minds and affairs in order for Sunday mornings can have a huge impact. Recommended reading: https://founders.org/library/1689-confession/ 1 Peter 5:7 1 Cor. 12-14 Reformation Study Bible (Condensed) - https://amzn.to/2DoiJ5u Reformation Study Bible (Standard) - https://amzn.to/2I9PSk3
45:39
September 24, 2018
015 - Worship Team Dress Codes
Cody and Jon talk dress codes and nerd out a little bit on some Westminster Effects goings on. Recommended reading: Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt - https://amzn.to/2xkBh0K The Freedom of a Christian by Martin Luther - https://amzn.to/2xzv8NR
48:47
September 17, 2018
014 - What a Beautiful Name
An examination of Hillsong's "What a Beautiful Name" that may catch you by surprise. How to Evaluate Songs for Worship - https://www.renewingworshipnc.org/2011/01/26/evaluatesongs/ Forgotten God by Francis Chan - https://amzn.to/2oWhVut The Holiness of God by RC Sproul - https://amzn.to/2oTLAEw The Creator and the Cosmos by Hugh Ross - https://amzn.to/2wVRxEy The Potter's Freedom by James White - https://amzn.to/2wZOcEs
45:34
September 10, 2018
013 - Seeker Sensitivity/Attractional Churches
A discussion of seeker sensitive churches, the purpose of the gathering known as the church, and Bradley getting thrown under the bus for even suggesting the topic. We'll probably have to come back to this one a few more times. Recommended reading: Dangerous Calling by Paul David Tripp - https://amzn.to/2Ncs7N2 The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning - https://amzn.to/2MM6GTB A Dictionary of Early Christian Beliefs - https://amzn.to/2Q1Iv1G
45:07
September 3, 2018
012 - Jason Houtsma of Worship Artistry
Jason Houtsma of Worship Artistry came on the Doxology Podcast to talk about Worship Artistry as a great tool for preparing your worship team for rehearsals and Sunday mornings... and why music stands are awesome. Recommended reading: Hal Leonard Guitar Method - https://amzn.to/2BU8BRf In Quietness and Confidence by David Roper - https://amzn.to/2LwNmEv Fretboard Road Maps - https://amzn.to/2of1SYb
57:09
August 28, 2018
011 - Les Lanphere on Spirit and Truth
Cody and Jon have a chat with Les Lanphere on the most important thing in the world - worship. Les is making an awesome documentary called Spirit and Truth, which will analyze the ordinary means of grace known as worship and emphasize the importance of having our worship rooted in Scripture. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/calvinist/spirit-and-truth-a-film-about-worship https://kingdomworks.com/product/conquer-series-6-dvd-set/ Recommended reading: Reformed Dogmatics by Herman Bavinck (Four volumes): https://amzn.to/2N2wmHJ Reformed Dogmatics by Herman Bavinck (Condensed to one volume): https://amzn.to/2nTOMj8 ESV Journaling Bible: https://amzn.to/2nPTPB1 Doxology and Theology by Matt Boswell: https://amzn.to/2N01tDD
57:18
August 20, 2018
Bonus Episode - Alexia Rodriguez
Cody sits down with Noseminster artist Alexia Rodriguez of Eyes Set to Kill in our first ever bonus episode and talks touring, taking care of your vocal cords, and goes all schoolgirl when he learns Alexia actually did take her Chick-del-A on tour. facebook.com/eyessettokill/ instagram.com/Eyessettokillofficial/ https://www.westminstereffects.com/product/chick-del-a/
16:16
August 17, 2018
010 - The Singing Mission
In this week's Westminster Effects Doxology Podcast, Bradley and Cody rehash Bradley's recent sermon on Psalm 96 and the "singing mission" of God. Recommended reading: Knowing God by J.I. Packer - https://amzn.to/2KP24qd Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer - https://amzn.to/2P3OhPO Bugera G5 Infinium - https://amzn.to/2AUj3HO Bugera G20 Infinium - https://amzn.to/2AY853Q savingdarkness.com
41:36
August 13, 2018
009 - Church Revitalization with Matt Henslee
New Mexico pastor Matt Henslee dropped in to talk church revitalization, shifting worship styles, and Wiley Drake. Recommended reading: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss - https://amzn.to/2M4VEHR Beyond the Plateau: Hope and Help for the Small and Medium-Sized Church by Dick Sisk - https://amzn.to/2OGIoaW Reclaiming Glory: Revitalizing Dying Churches by Mark Clifton - https://amzn.to/2KvgRWH The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction by Eugene Peterson - https://amzn.to/2ARiJK2 The Unstuck Church: Equipping Churches to Experience Sustained Health by Tony Morgan - https://amzn.to/2vgdYV1 Let the Nations Be Glad!: The Supremacy of God in Missions by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2LTaZw2 Featured artist: NeverFall facebook.com/NeverFallUSA/ https://open.spotify.com/album/3l6vqfchIXppiLYQRaQ3NF
1:03:21
August 6, 2018
008 - Worship Space Aesthetics
Is there such a thing as too much when it comes to production in a worship service? jacobjohnsontunes.com Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity by Mark Noll - https://amzn.to/2NWUGLo Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight by J.I. Packer - https://amzn.to/2K5RF99
57:29
July 30, 2018
007 - Hymns and Hops
We sat down with Jim and Tanner from Hymns and Hops for one of the the most fun episodes to date. facebook.com/hymnsandhops instagram.com/hymnsandhops Drinking With Calvin and Luther: The Reformational View of Beer and Wine by Jim West - https://amzn.to/2ND1zBf Worship Matters: Leading Others to Encounter the Greatness of God by Bob Kauflin - https://amzn.to/2NBLnA4 Sing!: How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church by Keith and Kristyn Getty - https://amzn.to/2zYiaxe God Gave Wine: What the Bible Says About Alcohol by Kenneth L. Gentry Jr. - https://amzn.to/2Ls7rQi Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by NT Wright - https://amzn.to/2LgHlQR Desiring God by John Piper: https://amzn.to/2uFFA5M
41:48
July 23, 2018
006 - Liturgy with Anglican pastor Seth Cain
A look into a more structured form of worship services. Recommended reading: For the Life of the World by Alexander Schmemann - https://amzn.to/2zJyWAn You Are What You Love by James K.A. Smith - https://amzn.to/2Jsnw3u Heavenly Participation by Hans Boersma - https://amzn.to/2uA7kJ1 The Accidental Anglican by Todd Hunter - https://amzn.to/2Jus09H Gathered Guests by Timothy H. Maschke - https://amzn.to/2uvd8mJ The New City Catechism - https://amzn.to/2Jx1RXN The Hope Arsenal: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0UbxXhxwCMZ5YyltSkkuh1?autoplay=true&v=A https://noisetrade.com/thehopearsenal
49:55
July 17, 2018
005 - NAMM Update with Lyman Guitars
We shared a booth with Lyman Guitars at Summer NAMM in Nashville, so Cody talked with Sophia about their experiences and future of their brands. No recommended reading or artist track this week. A nap was needed.
10:30
July 9, 2018
004 - Short term trips?
We went on various short term trips recently, and we discuss how God used each of those. Recommended reading: Scott Sauls - From Weakness to Strength: 8 Vulnerabilities That Can Bring Out the Best in Your Leadership - https://amzn.to/2MGBAIF Alexander Strauch - Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church Leadership - https://amzn.to/2KDLJs9 Michael Horton - Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World - https://amzn.to/2MHZyDs
42:12
July 2, 2018
003 - Reckless Love (Let's get this out of the way)
"Reckless Love" has been an extremely popular and extremely divisive song. We have a look at why it's caused so much strife in the worship world. Recommended reading: D.A. Carson - The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God: https://amzn.to/2tp3P7y Tim Keller - The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy: https://amzn.to/2MU9iLx Peter Scazzero - Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: It's Impossible to Be Spiritually Mature, While Remaining Emotionally Immature: https://amzn.to/2tmXYzu
49:23
June 25, 2018
002 - Sola Scriptura
Everything in the Christian life, including worship, must be informed by the Word (and words) of God. Recommended reading: John Piper - A Peculiar Glory: https://amzn.to/2MxQp14 Brian Onken - More Than His God Card: https://amzn.to/2t1Hywb Exploring the Worship Spectrum (Six Views): https://amzn.to/2JJmHrR http://westminstereffects.com
40:17
June 18, 2018
001 - Who are we and what are we doing?
A quick intro episode about who we are and what we're trying to do. Cody forgets to include anything personal. Oops. Recommended reading: Desiring God by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2xMjodY Reading the Bible Supernaturally by John Piper - https://amzn.to/2sI8KPI Lutheran Service Book - https://amzn.to/2xMls5I
16:34
June 11, 2018
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