She is the former worship pastor of Hillsong Church and is currently a member of Compassionart, a charity founded by Martin Smith. But can we ever really get tired of singing of what Jesus did for us? The words of Revealing Jesus are simple; there's not really anything new, lyrically speaking. So after the rise and explosion of Hillsong United, the planting of several Hillsong churches across the globe, and her handing off worship pastoring to Reuben Morgan, what's left for Darlene Zschech? It is her first album since being treated for cancer, and her first recording at Hope Unlimited Church where she and her husband Mark are pastors. Various members of Hope Unlimited Church join Darlene in co-leading each song. Featuring new songs written by Darlene with established writers Martin Smith, Paul Baloche, Leeland and Jenn Johnson, her album also features songs co-written with writers from their church. When Darlene takes over on the second verse, you immediately notice the contrast of voices, and it's a good one. Houghton provides accenting background vocals, but here Darlene's voice really shines and produces the kinds of spine-tingling moments we all remember from her early days in Hillsong.
During her tenure as the worship pastor of Hillsong Church, she saw the music of her local church become a global phenomenon. In addition to leading worship, she continues to write and produce edifying music for the global church, including her recent album Darlene began a new journey in December of 2013, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Strong threads of both the greatness of God and the mandate to carry out the Great Commission permeate the album, inviting us to take worship to the nations and our neighbor alike. You can't help but think of the golden years of Hillsong when you hear the name Darlene Zschech. It seems like her job is the same as it's always been: Declare Jesus in worship and bring people to His throne.
So while lyrically things are kept pretty simple, Darlene's passionate delivery proves that there's nothing else worth singing about that could compare with the simple truth of the Gospel. It's a subdued, violin-driven piece that is suited for private reflection or some kind of artistic expression, like a dance. She's doing what she does best in her latest live album, Revealing Jesus. Even in the midst of suffering and uncertainty, she sought the Lord through worship, and discovered new reasons to praise God, Click below to hear what she said when Charles Morris asked about her journey. She was the worship pastor of Hillsong Church for 10+ years, and is currently pastoring Hope Unlimited Church in Australia with her husband. Should we ever tire of singing about the love of God and the hope we have? Instead, she praises the God of the universe for leading her through it, even when her journey seems too hard to endure. Year: 2,131 Views Open our eyes, Lord We want to see You Open our hearts, Lord We want to know You Open our ears, Lord We need to hear You Jesus be revealed Jesus be revealed God is here God is here God is here He is able We draw near To see face to face God is here God is here God is here He is faithful We draw near to see Jesus Oh be revealed Open the gates, Lord Reveal Your glory Open the nations Establish Your Kingdom Open the Heavens Pour out Your Spirit Jesus be revealed Jesus be revealed God is here God is here God is here He is able We draw near To see face to face God is here God is here God is here He is faithful We draw near to see Jesus Oh be revealed Holy We cry holy Hallelujah God is here God is here God is here God is here He is able We draw near To see face to face God is here God is here God is here He is faithful We draw near to see Jesus Oh be revealed.
The song is passionate, building and congregational. . Understandably the news hit her hard and she became discouraged. She does not resent God for allowing her to suffer, Darlene tells Charles in the interview. The pogo-friendly song retells Jesus' triumph over death and declares believers' allegiance to Him. Darlene doesn't think so, either.
Revealing Jesus was produced by fellow worship-leading powerhouse Israel Houghton, whose songs and vocals make appearances on the album. . . . .
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