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Influence Music’s Easter Worship EP, Christ Redeemer, Releases Today!!

By Debi Lantzer @debiL1611

Recording Features Easter Anthems “Christ Redeemer” By Nate Marialke and “Love Changes Everything” By Jake Espy

Set for release today (Feb. 12, 2016), Influence Music launches several new songs from Rochester Christian Church and Red Rocks Church on the upcoming Easter worship EP, Christ Redeemer. Free chord charts will be available from Influence Music’sWebsite for the entire collection.

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Christ Redeemer,” a mid-tempo modern hymn written to express the breadth of Jesus’ life story, was written by worship leader/songwriter Nate Marialke. Nate serves as worship pastor at Rochester Christian Church, a Spirit-led ministry serving 600+ worshippers each weekend just outside of Detroit, Michigan.

Your Love Changes Everything,” written by Jake Espy, worship pastor at Red Rocks Church near Denver, Colorado, is a contagious, rootsy anthem that aims to connect with believers and prodigals alike. “My intention was to write a song people could connect to the first time they hear it, whether they’ve been to church or not,” says Espy. “The verses were written from the first person perspective, what would it actually be like to be there, then the chorus opens it up—’Come into the water, come let the broken sing….'”

Produced by John Hartley (Matt Redman, Leigh Nash), these modern anthems and all the songs on Christ Redeemer EP reflect the grassroots approach of the Influence Music mission: to capture the sounds and spirit of innovative churches around the world.  “As a songwriter, I always set out to say as much as possible in as few words as possible,” Marialke says. “‘Christ Redeemer‘ essentially tells the story of Jesus, from the prophecy in Genesis to the book of Revelation, where all the nations gather to worship—all in one song. The gravity of his story, of what Christ has done for us and His victory over death… these cannot be overstated or over-celebrated.”  “Christ Redeemer” made an instant connection with Rochester Christian Church worshippers. “From the first moment we sang it in church, our people just erupted in praise,” continues Marialke. “It’s been exciting to be part of it.  This is what you want, to see people experience Jesus in a fresh way.”

Espy echoes those sentiments, saying, “People feel their background or past disqualifies them for God, but that’s a lie of the enemy. No matter what you’ve done, God is always on the other side, calling you back home. You haven’t gone too far to come home….”  “Part of the culture here at Red Rocks is writing songs specifically for our church,” Espy adds. “Our mission is to reach out to prodigals, to lay out a welcome mat for people to come back to church and not be judged. ‘Your Love Changes Everything‘ reflects our mission. It’s very invitational and very gospel-centric.”

Rochester Christian Church senior pastor Richard Crisco says a song like “Christ Redeemer” is a natural expression of a church that places a high priority on honoring and hosting the Holy Spirit. “We have no other agenda…. We believe God inhabits the praise of his people, that when we come together collectively, in one spirit, our awareness becomes in tune with him. And when his glory shows up, it creates an atmosphere where God can in a moment do what we could never do in a lifetime. That’s why we give so much attention to worship.”

“These songs demonstrate Influence Music’s continued efforts to release worship music that brings the worshipper into a more intimate relationship with God,” says John Hartley. “Nate and Jake have written inspired pieces of music, and Influence Music is excited about getting these great songs into the hands of other worship leaders.”

You can purchase “Christ Redeemer” at iTunes HERE, or you can check it out on Influence Music’s Website HERE!

You can purchase  “Your Love Changes Everything” on iTunes HERE, or you can check it out on Influence Music’s Website HERE!

 The full Christ Redeemer EP track listing follows:

  1. Love Changes Everything
  2. Christ Redeemer
  3. Victory Song
  4. There Is A King
  5. The Acclamation

About Influence Music:  Influence Music exists to cultivate Spirit-empowered worship leaders who embrace and reflect the presence of God, to curate songs inspired by the prophetic Word of God, and to create resources that build and sustain a healthy worship culture in churches around the world. For more information, visit www.influencemusic.com.

About Rochester Christian Church:  Rochester Christian Church currently serves a weekly gathering of 600+ in Rochester, Michigan, just outside Detroit. It’s motto: to love God, love people. It’s mission: to make disciples of all nations. For more information, visit www.rochesterfirst.org.

About Red Rocks Church:  More than six years in the making, Red Rocks Church opened its doors in 2005 at a rundown amusement park known as Heritage Square. Now with upwards of 3,000 in attendance at three locations in Lakewood, Golden and Littleton, Colorado, this burgeoning church focuses on connecting the disenfranchised and unchurched to God through worship and community outreach. Learn more at www.redrockschurch.com.

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