Brentwood community rallied behind Instruments of Joy in an incredible night of music on March 3rd, 2017. Four incredible artist played for charity and helped to raise enough to send three instruments out to aspiring musicians in the developing world.
IOJ Interview: Luiza Chrzanowska (Poland)
IOJ INTERVIEW: LUIZA CHRZANOWSKA IOJ: Thanks for joining us for a new special Instruments of Joy interview. Today we are joined by Luiza from Poland, and Luiza thank you so much for agreeing to share with us some of your wonderful stories of how you have used music to serve others around the world! And I […]
IOJ Interview: Paradigm Worship
IOJ: Describe your ministry and the countries where you have served. PW: “Our group is called Paradigm Worship. So far, we have had the honor to play worship and music in England, Latvia, Greece, Spain, Belgium, and the US. The reason why we create music is because we believe it is such a powerful tool to […]
5 Benefits of Playing an Instrument
5 BENEFITS OF PLAYING AN INSTRUMENT Scientific and medical research has accumulated much support to the benefits of playing a musical instrument. Music affects us on all levels: mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Here are some of the practical and diverse ways music can affect us: 1. PLAYING AN INSTRUMENT GIVES PURPOSE Many young people have shared […]
Why Give Instruments?
INSTRUMENTS GIVE JOY You may ask, why give instruments when people are desperate for water, food, shelter, and clothing? Yes, the poor in the world have many physical needs–and it is important to serve and meet those needs–but people also have poverty of the spirit and soul. On a trip to Belgium, I encountered many […]