INTERVIEW – Nathan Fellingham on New Word Alive and Being a Reformed Charismatic

In yesterday's segment Nathan and I discussed the importance of theology in worship songs. Today we move on to talk a little about the event we were both attending and his thoughts on being a reformed charismatic.AdrianWe’re here at this New Word Alive event, and obviously have heard all sorts of teaching from some of these big names like John Piper, Don Carson, and others. I don’t know how much of it you’ve been able to get into with everything else you’re doing. Have you been in many of the ses … [Read more...]

INTERVIEW – Nathan Fellingham on the Theology of Worship Songs

Yesterday in my interview with Nathan we spoke about writing songs for worship. Today we will move on to talk about the theological thinking behind the songs.AdrianIt’s actually quite interesting, because already from talking to you, it’s like your songs are so obviously full of theology—I mean, that’s coming across just in talking to you—and I’ve always felt like that in listening to them. They’re also full of passion and kind of “real life” situations, I guess. And that combination, together wi … [Read more...]

INTERVIEW – Nathan Fellingham on Writing Songs for Worship

In yesterday's segment of my interview with Nathan, we ended by speaking about how many worship leaders have emerged from his home church, Church of Christ the King, popularly known simply as CCK. Today I ask him about writing songs for worship.AdrianThe Brighton Newfrontiers church is an amazing resource, if you think about all of you as a group, not just Phatfish, but all the other guys you just mentioned. I mean, you guys write a lot of songs that are used in a lot of places, don’t y … [Read more...]

INTERVIEW – Phatfish's Nathan Fellingham

The following is an interview with Nathan Fellingham of the band Phatfish. More information about the band is available on Phatfish's website. The lead singer of the band, Lou Fellingham, also sings solo and has just released a new album, Promised Land.I recorded this interview at New Word Alive and have already shared the audio, which is available here.AdrianThis is Adrian Warnock here. I’m actually standing outside of the main marquee, right near the edge of the site, looking out over the b … [Read more...]

NWA08 – Interview with Phatfish

It was a thrill to be able to interview Nathan Fellingham today as my final New Word Alive interview. You can download the audio here.Nathan is married to Lou Fellingham, who will soon release her new solo album. They, together with Nathan's brother, Luke, and Mike Sanderman form the fantastic Christian band, Phatfish.Phatfish have written a number of great Christian songs. These include There is a Day, Holy, and O God of Love. You can legally download music, lyrics, and MP3s from the Fellingham … [Read more...]