Worship Pastor / Composer Travis L. Boyd and his wife, Cynthia, provide inspiration and resources for the worship community and all believers through sharing the blessings of worship, faith, family, ministry, music, love, & life. We also share information about Worship Sounds Music, which can be found on our Worship Sounds website at worshipsounds.com ~ Downloadable Choral Anthems * Solos * Orchestrations * Worship Songs * Accompaniment Trax

A new year!  We love new beginnings!  May 2013 be a year of blessings for you!

A new year! We love new beginnings! May 2013 be a year of blessings for you!

We learned a lot in 2012!   Blogging was a new adventure for us.  Some of our posts were deeply personal, like our Song Stories.   The writing of some of our posts was almost like doing research for a term paper.  We gained a lot of knowledge about the history of certain hymns and about what people are looking for that led them to our blog (our 3 most searched tags are still “God”, “worship”, and “worship God”, as you can see in the blog sidebar in our tag cloud).  Most significantly, we learned to think about a lot of spiritual truths in a deeper way.  Just thinking and praying through the subject matter of some of our blog posts and doing the scripture searches to write them was a very beneficial process of growth and a constant reminder of what an awesome Savior we have and how loving and forgiving is our God.  It has been like a partnership with God as we trusted Him to lead us into all truth and then shared what we were learning.

We also learned a lot of technical stuff through trial and error (mostly error) and dealt with the frustrations of computer quirks.   The technical stuff is necessary in order to build a blog, but far more important to us has been the process of trying to build a ministry through a new medium.  Most important of all has been the opportunity to think on the things that are good and righteous and miraculous and amazing and then attempt to share such eternal blessings and truths through mere words.

We will continue to seek to be a resource of inspiration and discipleship for every Christian and a resource for ministy specific content (especially regarding Worship Ministry).   We will also continue to share information about the songs that Travis has written to bring glory to the Lord, attempting to be good stewards of those blessings.  Every song begins with a revelation of truth and the desire to communicate that truth in a meaningful way.  It has been the same with the writing of our posts and pages.  We hope that we have been able to communicate eternal truths and present day blessings in a way that has been both practically helpful and spiritually beneficial.  God bless you in 2013!

Travis and Cynthia Boyd
WorshipSounds Music Blog

Below is our annual report for 2012 from WordPress.   Behind the facts and figures is a desire to minister and to share the message that God is real, that He is loving, that He has provided a way of salvation because of His love and mercy, and that the instrument of His grace is our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  To Him be all of the glory, honor and praise now and forevermore.

The WordPress.com stats helpers prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 20,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

Note:  Our best post for a new year is Year-round Resolution ABC’s, which can be found at this link:


Here were our top 10 posts and pages for 2012:

Lift your voice!  (worship scriptures) More stats 1,821
Lifestyle Worship More stats 1,552
Just for you! More stats 1,295
Ideas for Choir Appreciation Sunday/ Music Ministry Sunday More stats 1,077
Creative Worship Ideas More stats 749
Worship Planning and Preparation More stats 743
The Name Above all Names More stats 510
Song Story…”Much More Than a Song” More stats 491
Joyfully Sing! More stats 476
Disappointment…and Grace More stats 351


Looking for answers for yourself or for a friend?

Thank you for spending your valuable time reading the contents of this page.  We hope that it has been helpful to you.   If you or someone that you know is looking for answers about life, we hope that you will visit our page called “Do You Know Jesus?”.   The links provided on this page will help to answer life’s deepest questions.   Here is the link to “Do You Know Jesus?”:  http://www.worshipsounds.wordpress.com/do-you-know-jesus/

Please feel free to share this URL with anyone who is looking for answers about life and eternity.



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