Ep. 46 | Wayne Kirkpatrick | Songwriting, A Career in Music, and the Stories Behind the Songs

The Josh Huisman Podcast

Apr 15 2024 • 1 hr 8 mins

Subscribe and Click that bell notification for The Josh Huisman Podcast and new episodes every Monday! Fans of 80s and 90s Contemporary Christian Music will be very familiar with the work of Wayne Kirkpatrick. He has songwriting credits on MANY of the major Christian hits of that time period. Place in this World, Secret Ambition, Rocketown...to name a few! He has written for Amy Grant, Michael W Smith, Casting Crowns, and too many artists to list. He won Song of the Year for co-writing Change the World with Gordon Kennedy and Tommy Simms, made famous by Eric Clapton! He was written and worked for Garth Brooks...He has written musicals for Broadway...He has been nominated for Tony Awards...Okay, if we keep listing his accomplishments we're going to run our of room. Long story short, this man has been used by God for some amazing things. In this episode we'll discuss the story behind how those songs came to be! Josh Huisman is the Senior Pastor of New Hope Community Church in Brentwood, Tennessee. He is a pastor, artist, singer/songwriter, blogger, and now, a PODCASTER! Visit New Hope's Website: www.newhopechurchtn.org Visit Josh Huisman's Website: www.joshhuisman.com The Josh Huisman Podcast: Like/Follow/Whatever it Takes/Do it Here Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoshHuismanPodcast Twitter (X): https://twitter.com/johuispodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joshhuismanpodcast/ Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TheJoshHuismanPodcast Listen On: Spotify: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/josh-huisman Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-josh-huisman-podcast/id1688067162 Amazon: https://www.amazon.in/The-Josh-Huisman-Podcast/dp/B0C5B4NJMW iHeart Podcasts: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-the-josh-huisman-podcast-115186628/ *********************************** © 2023 Josh Huisman. All rights reserved. #JoshHuismanPodcast #johuismusic #newhopin #pastorjohuis #placeinthisworld #secretambition #mwsnation #michaelwsmith #amygrant