Meet Our Kingdom Songs One Coaches
Michael Farren is a Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated songwriter, worship leader and producer. A former founding member of the band Pocket Full of Rocks, Michael’s songs include the worship anthems “Let It Rain,” which was recorded by Michael W. Smith, and “Let The Worshipers Arise,” which was recorded by Phillips Craig & Dean. He is also the writer of the No. 1 radio single “Trust in You” as recorded by Lauren Daigle and “Say Amen” as recorded by Finding Favour. Michael’s songs have been recorded by Natalie Grant, Aaron Shust, Unspoken, Hawk Nelson, Karen Peck & New River, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, and Big Daddy Weave among others. Michael and his family reside in Franklin, TN where he serves as worship pastor for Gateway Church.
Tony Wood is a multiple Dove Award winner who is celebrating 25 years as a staff songwriter. He has had 30 #1 songs. His songs have been recorded by: Michael W. Smith, Point of Grace, Francesca Battistelli, Matt Redman, 4-HIM, Mandisa, Big Daddy Weave, Jason Crabb, Sandi Patty, Natalie Grant, Larnelle Harris, SELAH, Gaither Vocal Band, Phillips, Craig & Dean, Steven Curtis Chapman, Kari Jobe, Oak Ridge Boys and many others. He had the 2016 #1 and #2 year-end songs on KLOVE with BREATHE by Jonny Diaz and GOD IS ON THE MOVE by 7eventh Time Down as well as the title cut on Reba McEntire’s gospel release SING IT NOW. More info about Tony's career can be found at www.tonywoodonline.com.
As a professional songwriter, James Tealy’s growing list of cuts includes a BMI award winner, three #1’s at contemporary Christian radio and songs on several Dove Award and Grammy Award winning projects. His songs have been recorded by Kari Jobe, Lauren Daigle, Josh Wilson and a hundred others. Tealy's songs have also been featured in both film and television globally and he maintains a busy calendar writing with a diverse group of pop, gospel, and country artists. Tealy has taught Songwriting and Worship Ministry courses at Truett-McConnell College, Trevecca University and most recently in the prestigious Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business at Belmont University. James Tealy has been a part of the Kingdom Songs Family for four years and currently lives in Nashville, TN.