Podcast Episode #87: Advent Week 3 - Joy

Whether your faith gathering celebrates the traditional season of Advent or not, this series is designed for you.

Sit in the December guidings of HopePeaceJoy, and Love each week, so you might share with your team and your people the way Emmanuel embodies them all.  Worship Artistry bass instructor Daniel Ornellas and guitar instructor Jason Houtsma talk joy and Christmas songs. Subscribe to The Tuning Room wherever you get your podcasts.

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Week 1 -- Hope

Week 2 -- Peace

Week 3 -- Joy

Week 4 -- Love

Our gift to you: Week 5 -- Peace Revisited: I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

Songs of Joy


Song Key: D♭

Joy To The World

Artist: Phil Wickham

A rare easy Christmas song for all of us.


Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Joy To The World (Unspeakable Joy)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Lots of chords in this one and it even jumps a key!

Fast paced but not too tricky. Lets do it!

Straight Eighths and a nice verse riff!

An easy EP/Organ tune!


Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Joy To The World / Shout For Joy

Artist: Paul Baloche

Awesome mashup. Be sure to watch the tone section.

Four on the floor with a solid groove at the end

Super straight eighths!

Get ready to drone!!!



Jason Houtsma is the co-founder and guitar teacher at Worship Artistry, where he is helping musicians of every level answer the call to worship with passion and confidence. Jason has been leading worship and writing music since he was 15 years old and currently serves as Worship Pastor for Mosaic Church in Bellingham, WA. He is husband to Alli and father to Bjorn and Asher.

Podcast Episode #87: Advent Week 3 - Joy

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