Praise & Protest- Common Hymnal’s Brittney Spencer and Malcolm du Plessis

Episode 18 June 23, 2020 01:48:15
Praise & Protest- Common Hymnal’s Brittney Spencer and Malcolm du Plessis
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Praise & Protest- Common Hymnal’s Brittney Spencer and Malcolm du Plessis
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Show Notes

Brittney Spencer is a songwriter-singer who sung and recorded with United Pursuit, Carrie Underwood, Carl Thomas, Jason Nelson and Twinkie Clark of The Clark Sisters, to name a few. While working as a minister of music at a progressive historic Black Church (AME) in Baltimore, Brittney was exposed to the role of culture in music, religion and much of her life’s experiences that led to her storytelling finding expression as part of the Common Hymnal family since 2016. Malcolm du Plessis has been relentless in calling others into the decolonising of the worship movement and for doors of dignity to be unlocked for more communities and ethnicities to contribute toward the ‘common’ hymnal. Malcolm has straddled the worlds of prophetic Christianity and showbiz for over thirty years initially as an instigator of multi-ethnic, multi-lingual worship that fused praise and protest in the apartheid era of his native South Africa. “I moved from one South Africa to another” and now in the USA Malcolm continues to lead as mentor to a new generation in activists and artists helping develop top 40 songwriters. You can see more about Common Hymnal here: commonhymnal.com The song playing at the end of this episode is called Rose Petals. Visit their Youtbe channel here to see more: https://youtu.be/P-3KikfQo_E #commonhymnal #inversepodcast

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