Worship Guitar Lessons

Forgiven

Easy lead and lots of acoustic picking.
Starts simple and then we really get to let loose in the chorus.
great "drivey" tone.
Cool piano line.
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
76

The Stand

Nice slow groover with unique strum pattern and stand out leads.
Pretty simple tune overall.
Some really cool moves once you get into it.
Slow and simple.
Album: 
United We Stand
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
71

Do It Again

Couple key parts and some cool chords.
Fun song and sweet fill at the end!
Great riffs!
Love the voicing on these chords.
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
86

Here For You

Solid set opener with some cool rhythmic lead work.
The tempo on this tune really gives it a different feel.
Different groove but you can get it!
Easy chord diamonds!
Song Key: 
D♭
BPM: 
85

Home

The lead riff is the real star of this tune
Pretty simple with a laid back groove.
Great Groove!
Piano and organ on this one
Song Key: 
E
BPM: 
85

Never Once

Great song for practicing your windmills.
We save the back beat groove for the end on this one but it's coming.
Added bits to learn but you can always simplify.
This piano riff drives the song
Album: 
10,000 Reasons
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
69

Build My Life

Easy acoustic and lots of basic lead
Easy easy song!
Very easy one with some nice chord substitutions.
Slow and easy.
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
70

There Is A Cloud

Straight ahead strumming on acoustic and simple lead work
Fun 6/8 groove!
Great 6/8 ballad. Play with finesse.
Big lead lines that go nice and slow.
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
68

Waiting Here For You

Slow builder but the last section takes it to the roof.
Speaking of waiting...
Straight ahead slow build and not too much work.
A 16th note arp the entire time!
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
64

Wonder

Really cool mix of parts. Acoustic takes electric duties on this one.
Fun upbeat tune but we have to stay on our toes with some groove changes.
Synth fun with Overdrive.
This one is all about that tone chapter
Album: 
Wonder
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
89

God's Great Dance Floor

A lead riff that just doesn't get old and it's simple to play.
Pounding that kick.
Quite a bit but really fun.
Easy chords but challenging patch changes!
Album: 
Burning Lights
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
128

Yes And Amen

Four chords and some fun lead riffing
Lets hop into that pocket!!
Super fun Groove!
Lay down those chords
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
76

Awake My Soul

This one will at least awaken your ability to strum in time.
Real simple pocket tune.
Only a few changes in this one.
A nice syncopated piano melody!
Album: 
Burning Lights
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
107

Oh How I Need You

Foot stomper that's a joy to play. Electric is a piece of cake.
Taking two drummers and making them one.
Nice hollow body Bass tone
Diamonds are forever!
Album: 
Live
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
104

You Are Love And Love Alone

That guitar and piano riff. Awesome
Super easy. Just lay back into the groove!
You come in on the 4th beat of the bar. That is the trick!
Tasteful piano. Lay back and enjoy it.
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
66

Oh Mercy

Be patient and let it breathe
Simple vibe with some supportive tom grooves and swells.
Nice substitute chords.
Beautiful piano driven song
Album: 
Beatitudes
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
76

I Am

Heavy acoustic but we go into detail on the tone settings to get that sweet feedback sound.
Easy song to learn!! Just toms and snare.
Synth bass feel and overdrive if you have it.
Straight up piano part on this one
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
103

All I Really Want

Tasteful parts all around
Simple tune to learn!!
Such Great Finesse!
Heavy piano
Album: 
Awake Our Souls
Song Key: 
G♭
BPM: 
57

Set A Fire

A real study in how to build a song. Interesting lead work too.
Loving how the repetition on this song keeps building and building and building and...
Growing sub division.
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
70

King Of Heaven

Chunky palm muted rhythm with a lead line converted from banjo!
So much four on the floor.
Straight as can be. Very straight forward.
Great melody line and and rare synth!
Album: 
The Same Love
Song Key: 
F
BPM: 
110

Lay Me Down

Warm your strumming hand up. This one's a doozy.
It's a high energy romp!
Quarter notes most of the way up to the bridge and then a fun ending!
Go Go Go!
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
128

Open Hands

Acoustic picking and light lead work
Love it when it opens up
great groove!
Check that arpeggiator on verse 2
Album: 
Open Hands
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
75

Today Is The Day

You shouldn't expect this to be easy. But you know that. You also know that if you work at it you can get it.
A great high energy song that keeps it simple.
Get wonky.
Easy Synths
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
120

Alive

High energy synth tune. We add acoustic and teach synth parts on the lead guitar.
This is a straight up dance tune.
crazy dotted 8th groove!
Put your 'big boy pants' on... this tune is a challenge!
Song Key: 
E
BPM: 
132

Broken Vessels (Amazing Grace)

This tune has one riff that starts building and never looks back. Nice acoustic fingerpicking also.
This song cuts loose but you have to be patient.
16ths all day long!
Great piano lines. Lots of sections so pay attention.
Album: 
No Other Name
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
71

You Never Let Go

A simple strummer with some essential lead
Simple pocket grooves.
An easy groover.
Love this anthem!
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
80

Worthy Of Your Name

Couple key riffs and a fun slide on acoustic
Time to count!!
Glorious groove and some special bits and pieces.
Filling out the sound
Song Key: 
A♭
BPM: 
81

Come As You Are

Such a beautiful song with technical slide work and an easy acoustic guitar strum.
Love that swing feel.
Straight and great! Synth bass world!
Beautiful piano work
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
135

Mercy

Switch from 4/4 to 3/4? What?!
Might need to count this one. It switches from 4/4 to 3/4.
Goes From 4/4 to 3/4
Two meters in one song!!!
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
152

Nothing Is Impossible

Effect heavy riffs that sound harder than they are. Rhythm strumming is a little tricky.
Remember the title of this song when you first give it a listen.
I've simplified a bit but there's additional content for you pros.
Don't let this one scare you. Not as rough as you might think.
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
141

My Lighthouse

Little bit of alternate tuning on acoustic and we added some other instrumentation on lead.
Simple folk-ish tune!
I taught all the little licks but you can strip it down and play it more simply if you like.
Accordion time
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
109

Glorious Day

Driving acoustic and your lead work will keep you busy
Pretty simple song!
Super easy straight groove
Tickle those ivories.
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
110

Come Behold The Wondrous Mystery

Simple and Beautiful
Super easy on this one!!
Great Hymn feel.
Break out the upright
Song Key: 
E
BPM: 
77

Jesus, Only Jesus

Simple strummer with an fun timing twist.
This one is in 3/4 but it's pretty chill.
Simple part with a few nice melodic riffs.
A great piano ballad. Watch out for the meter changes tho.
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
65

Exalted Over All

Pretty simple for 7 guitars...
Not a hard one to learn and we get to jam on those toms!
Groove at the end is fun and the bridge is a great part!
Pads and some sweet accents
Album: 
Frontiers
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
105

Only King Forever

Half time feel on the chorus and a whole lot of pedal switching. Get your dancing shoes on!
Seven different patterns on this tune. Yikes!
Some cool riffs in this one.
Easy piano and synth tune! Bridge is a little challenging tho!
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
138

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (He Is Not Dead)

Your guitar players are going to love you. Nice and easy.
Fairly simple tune. Time to get friendly with your toms.
Great parts and easy to learn!
Synth and piano keep this one sounding full.
Album: 
You Alone
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
118

Christ Be All Around Me

Beautiful tune with simple finger picking and easy lead.
Only one groove making all that much more important to hang in the pocket.
Second verse is amazing!
A nice piano ballad.
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
75

Holy Holy Holy (Jesus Reigns)

Interesting lead tones and acoustic picking.
Pretty relaxed feel for this song.
Great interesting groove in the bridge!
Stack those strings.
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
77

Because He Lives (Amen)

Powerful piano driven song with subtle lead and crisp acoustic.
Pretty straightforward
Great changes and a fun groove.
A major piano tune! Get ready to arpeggiate those chords!
Song Key: 
Db
BPM: 
84

Christ Is Risen

Simple tune with some fun acoustic picking.
Not much to this one and super simple!
Really fun bit at the end!
Simple piano line brings it home
Album: 
Alive Again
Song Key: 
G♭
BPM: 
82

How Great Thou Art

Driving from start to finish
A lot of moving parts in this tune.
Straight 8ths all the way!
Lay down that organ
Album: 
Our God Saves
Song Key: 
Bb
BPM: 
108

Give Me Faith

Watch the intro! Also, you get to throw a capo in mid-song. Rock and roll.
Pretty simple song with a cool drum break!
Great Groove and interesting Pre Chorus.
Play that piano
Album: 
Kingdom Come
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
73

Behold (Then Sings My Soul)

Fingerpicky and some combo riffs
Pretty chill tune with some simple grooves.
Straight forward! You can do this!
Easy chords with lots of sounds!
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
74

When You Walk Into The Room

Simple but cool alternating arpeggios on lead and rhythm.
Pretty simple tune.
Same Chords in verse and Chorus. 4 or 5 string.
Lots of space and pads.
Album: 
Kingdom Come
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
72

Look To The Son

3 Chords, a couple of riffs, and you're good to go
Put your seatbelt on for this one.
Lots of stops and starts but same chords all the way through.
Nice long holds...
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
122

At Your Name

Lots of great lead in this one. You'll be all over the place.
Lay back in that pocket!
Real bass players paradise.
Love the piano on the verse
Album: 
Response
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
84

How Deep The Father's Love For Us

Beautiful arpeggios all around
Pretty simple tune. We just have to adjust to the new time signature.
6/4 but pretty simple.
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
55

Overcome

Strong lead hook with some interesting acoustic voicings
Work the 6/8.
Pretty straight and easy. Taught on 5 string.
Paddy O'Padderson
Album: 
We Cry Out
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
143

Founder And Finisher

Cool pushed groove and strummy acoustic.
Lets learn some new groove patterns!!
Great groove on this one.
A nice variety of sounds!
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
77

Man of Sorrows

Feels like a modern hymn. Well written with some cool acoustic picking.
Pretty simple tune.
Different groove but great to play.
Album: 
Glorious Ruins
Song Key: 
F
BPM: 
72

Fullness

Lotsa arpeggios in this one.
What a fun tune with a killer groove and sick fills!
Great groove on this one
Great arppegiated lines
Album: 
Speak Revival
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
73

Your Grace is Enough

No lack of work in this one. Strong riffs and strumming should keep you busy.
Straight forward grooves. Overall it's an easy tune to learn!
Straight forward with a nice little riff in the intro.
Break out the B3
Album: 
Arriving
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
120

Alive In You

This one jams
Lots of moving parts in this one.
16ths all the way!
Great keyboard lead with synth arps!
Album: 
Let It Echo
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
77

O Come All Ye Faithful We Adore You

Another great mashup from the man.
Fun 6/8 grooves!
Some really fun and possibly challenging bits in this one.
An easy 6/8 piano ballad.
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
160

Your Name (Christmas Version)

Cool Christmas update to a Baloche classic
Simple grooves in this tune.
Great parts! Get ready to learn some nice riffs.
A variety of sounds with nice arpeggiated lines.
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
72

Let There Be Light

Simple strummer with 2 key riffs and ebow
Fun grooves and a spacious pocket at the end!
Super easy chords! Same in verse as chorus.
Soft pianos.
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
71

Angels We Have Heard On High

Love the lead riff and groove on this one.
Straight forward and easy grooves.
Driving eighths with a fun riff in verse 3.
Time to rock the B3!
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
116

Joy To The World (Unspeakable Joy)

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!
Song Key: 
D/E
BPM: 
128

What A Beautiful Name

Time to get plucky
This ones a fun one!!
Groove on the Chorus!
Great reverb piano!!!
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
68

In Christ Alone

Nice update of a modern classic with a fun timing twist.
Fun 3/4 groove.
Seems like a timing mission but actually pretty straight forward.
Song Key: 
F
BPM: 
68

Remember

Windmill chords and intricate acoustic
Deep pocket in this tune!!
Glory Grooves!
Dualing Pianos!!!
Song Key: 
E
BPM: 
139

The Rock Won't Move

Really cool acoustic and electric complimentary arpeggios that lead to an epic peak.
Lay it down
Lots of in's and out's on this one.
Get ready to play the big three! Acoustic Piano... Electric Piano... Pads!!!
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
64

In The River

4 chords and 3 riffs. Piece o' cake.
Simple tune!
same riff all the way!
Get your arp out!
Album: 
Let It Echo
Song Key: 
F
BPM: 
118

Jesus Messiah

Such a solid song. Lots of lead work and simple acoustic chords.
Simple, Solid and Pocket.
8th note glory days.
Piano and strings
Album: 
Hello Love
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
84

Doxology (Amen)

A great modern arrangement of a classic hymn!
Get your tom hands warmed up!!!
Groovy Bridge!
The power of the arp!
Album: 
Children Of God
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
147

Hosanna

Ain't nothin' but a G chord, baby.
Letting the four on the floor carry us through.
Extra bits are fun to learn.
Lay down some piano.
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
113

Everlasting God

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.
Carry that energy all the way through.
Nice riff parts.
Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
110

I Surrender

So tasteful
Easy grooves with an organic feel.
Very easy, copy the synth bass.
Classic easy chorder.
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
75

To Live Is Christ

Light lead work and simple strum pattern. Watch those changes!
Such a good song!!
Fun riff!
Another easy chord'r ballad
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
72

One True God

One basic riff and a pushed strum pattern
Toms Toms Toms!!
Nice Groove, easy parts!
Great piano lead with added synths.
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
97

1000 Tongues

Very cool strum pattern and a driving lead with lots of variation
Four on the floor!
Fun groove!
A great house piano riff!
Album: 
Frontiers
Song Key: 
G
BPM: 
78

Jesus

So. Many. Parts.
Fun song to play with some cool grooves!!
Very straight forward song to learn.
Lots of arps in the right hand!
Album: 
Jesus
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
77

King Of My Heart

Beautiful layering on the guitars in this one.
Super simple!!
Delay on the bass on this one!
Time for the 80s
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
68

God Is On The Move

Getting heavy
Pocket grooves with a killer fill!!
Eighths for the bulk of the win!
A great rock song with easy chords and awesome synths
Song Key: 
G♭
BPM: 
106

Trust In You

Easy all around
Simple grooves in this song. Let this song breathe!
Easy parts but some extra bits to learn if you want them!
Heavily produced with lots of synths!
Album: 
How Can It Be
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
88

Chain Breaker

Funky rhythm guitar and a laid back lead.
Such a fun song!! Lets get creative with some percussion!
Great grooves! Fresh sound.
A soulful piano chorder!
Album: 
Chain Breaker
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
83

Eye Of The Storm

Simple Acoustic and a nice lead riff at the end.
Pretty straight forward grooves for this tune. Lets dive in!
Great easy song with a fun riff at the end.
Another soulful piano chorder!
Album: 
Fresh Start
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
78

There Is Power

Two versions of the solo easy and very hard!
Super Simple!!
Great staccato groove!
Great piano loop... don't zone out!
Album: 
Oxygen
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
80

The Heart Of Worship

Remind yourself how good this song is. Includes some teaching on pentatonic riffs.
Pocket..Pocket..Pocket
Gentle song with easy groove.
Break out the Wurly!!!
Song Key: 
E♭
BPM: 
70

Sound Of The Saints

Picky on acoustic with a nice counter melody on lead
Fun and easy!!
Great little riff parts in the verse and down Chorus!
Easy Chorder
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
121

Clean

Great Piano Ballad
Great piano ballad
Album: 
Be One

From The Inside Out

Simple acoustic and strong lead.
Pretty straight forward.
Diamond those babies!
Time to grind the organ!
Album: 
United We Stand
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
70

Resurrecting

Acoustic in standard and alternate with easy lead duties
Pulling 2 drum kits into 1.
Grooves at the end!
Crank the verb on the piano!
Song Key: 
D♭
BPM: 
74

Come Alive (Dry Bones)

Added acoustic and washed out lead.
Nice sparse loop groove.
Synth bass owned by the 4 string bassists!
Great arpeggiating piano lines, big synth, and a cello arp!
Album: 
How Can It Be
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
75

Jesus Paid It All

Simple chord changes and a really nicely layered lead rhythm part.
Super simple tune!! Just have to remember 3/4
Easy Peasy
Easy Chorder
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
77

Glory To Glory

Delay heavy lead and grooving acoustic.
Fun Times!!!
Synth bass part that we can rock!
Easy Piano!!!
Album: 
Have It All
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
82

King Of Love

Crazy fingerpicking and easy lead.
Fun folky vibes and straight forward.
Some 3 beat bars but pretty straight forward.
Easy synthy, campfire tune!!
Album: 
I Am They
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
97

Your Love Never Fails

I can't tell you why but this song is just fun to play. Crank up the overdrive.
Fun song and pretty simple!
Easy and fun. Drivey 8ths and groovy parts.
Break out the EP!
Song Key: 
B♭
BPM: 
114

All The Poor and Powerless

This is a gorgeous piano song that converts quite well to guitar.
So simple and so musical.
Great laid back song with fun parts towards the end.
Watch the rhythm on the verse.... it's tricky!
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
73

Here As In Heaven

Guitar solo!
Just soak it up until that instrumental and then let it loose!!
Syths and Real Bass! Pick and fingers if you dare.
Break out the arp on your synth! Prepare for the tone section... it's in-depth!
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
139

Lion And The Lamb

Work the vibrato
Such a fun song!!
Really great bass track! You can do it!!
Break out the ARP!!!
Album: 
Have It All
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
90

Real Love

Electric on acoustic and samples on electric. What?
Killer grooves!! Time to overcome the electronics!
Synth bass heaven but we can make it work!
Synth all over this one!!!
Album: 
Youth Revival
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
140

Your Love Awakens Me

Solid lead riff and driving acoustic
Lots of tom work in this one!! Fun stuff!
Bit of distortion on this one.
Lot-O-Synths!!!!
Album: 
Children Of God
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
101

God is Able

Nice open chords and catchy riffs. Step on your delay pedal now.
The snare variations are what make this song so fun to play.
Australian 16 ths!
Get ready for the B3 and some strings!
Album: 
God is Able
Song Key: 
B
BPM: 
79

Mighty To Save

Stretch those fingers!
Oldie but a good one!
Great 16ths!
Easy Chord'r!
Song Key: 
A
BPM: 
73

Joy Of The Lord

Banjo on guitar!!
Super simple song but a cool one!
Time to break out the bagpipes!
Album: 
As Family We Go
Song Key: 
D
BPM: 
99

Praise The King

Love the moving rhythm riff
Awesome song! Fun and easy grooves!
Fun Lick in Drum Chorus!
Jack of all trades
Album: 
Praise The King
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
78

Forever Reign

The lead guitar just rings out beautifully. You could play these notes all day.
This one can be a little challenging but challenge = fun.
Signature groove in drop C!
Soft pads and light movement
Album: 
One
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
80

How He Loves

Get your ebow out for the lead. We also added some acoustic fingerpicking.
Ghost note time!!
Super easy! 4 Chords!
Piano Time!
Album: 
Church Music
Song Key: 
C
BPM: 
148

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