Category: Songs

The Earth Stood Still

December 21, 2012

As we near Christmas Day, we wanted to share with you a song some of the members from Vertical Church Band played for our church this month. “The Earth Stood Still” written by Future of Forestry. Performed by Meredith Andrews and Jacob Sooter.


STORIES BEHIND THE SONGS: I BELIEVE

November 27, 2012

From the Album: Live from Vertical Church Words & Music by Matt McCoy, Chris Moeller Hey Vertical Church Band peeps, I was able to sit down with Matt McCoy the other day and discuss his song “I Believe” and the journey God took him through to be able to pen the words to this upbeat […]


STORIES BEHIND THE SONGS: “HOW GREAT IS THE LOVE”

October 24, 2012

Hey VCB followers, this week we wanted to share the song story for “How Great is The Love” written by our own Meredith and Jacob Sooter, as well as Paul Baloche. Song writing in worship is a very abstract thing. There is no definite method or procedure for success. (As anyone who as ever attempted […]


For All You’ve Done (I Worship You) – Guitar Tutorial

September 11, 2012

Jacob and Tyler walk through how to play the guitar parts on “For All You’ve Done” by Vertical Church Band.


Open Up the Heavens – Guitar Tutorial

September 07, 2012

Jacob and Tyler sat down in the studio to talk about how the acoustic and electric guitars are played on the album version of Open Up the Heavens:


Song Stories: Not For A Moment

July 19, 2012

Hey everybody, this is Meredith Andrews and I just want to share the story behind my song Not For A Moment. I wrote this song with my husband Jacob and our dear friend Mia Fieldes, and I remember sitting in a room in Nashville and talking about the constant faithfulness and goodness of God and […]


Song Stories: All Glory

July 04, 2012

This week we went straight to the source for the story behind the Harvest song, All Glory. Here is what author Andi Rozier had to say about its development. “At Harvest, the core value of our sung worship is to arrive at a vertical destination – where our attention and the content of our lyrics […]


Song Stories: Light Shine In

June 15, 2012

The song “Light Shine In” was written by Jacob Sooter and Paul Maybury late in 2011. Paul says his inspiration for the song revolved around a vision he had one night of a typical house – probably much like the ones you and I live in. Some rooms are neat and tidy, well decorated  – […]


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