It’s tough to be a music lover and not know about Hillsong United. Their new album, Empires is all over the mainstream charts and causing quite a stir.
Taya Smith is one of the lead voices of United, most known for her voice on the song Oceans. We talk about Empires, her start with music, how she found her way to Hillsong, leading worship, and the upside down nature of the Kingdom of God.
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In this Episode You’ll Hear More About:
- Skateboarding around Sydney, Australia.
- How Taya ended up at Hillsong, now touring with Hillsong United.
- The surprising story of how Taya ended up singing Oceans on Hillsong United’s Zion album.
- The importance of having a covering and being rooted in a home church.
- Why Empires is a special album for Taya.
- The heart behind the album Empires.
- The upside down nature of the Kingdom of God.
- Forgetting lyrics as a worship leader.
- Singing on the Today Show.
- Needing God to lead people to God as a worship leader.
- The importance of teaching and explaining worship to your church.
- Tips for church singers to take care of their voice.
- The best way to take your skill/leadership to the next level.
Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
- Show Sponsor: MultiTracks
- Website: Hillsong United
- Website: Hillsong Collected
- Website: Hillsong Movie
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