Fernando Ortega Wants You to Slow Down and Worship

Too many of us live each day under the tyranny of the urgent. Not only is this frenetic pace of the 21st century unsustainable, it’s not the way God intended you to live.

On today’s episode, Fernando Ortega makes the case for slowing things down and making time for God in our daily lives, how he wrote a song for Billy Graham, and what went into creating an album full of ancient Christian hymns.

If you’ve ever heard him sing, you know the sound of his voice is unmistakable. Here, he talks about how worship is more than what we sing on Sunday. It’s a way of life that happens ever day. The question is, who — or what — do you worship?


Going Deeper:

  • Learn about a project Fernando Ortega contributed to and here a sample when on this blog about The First Christian Songbook.
  • Discover how you can worship with the early church with the Odes Project and hear how new life has been breathed into these first century hymns.
  • Click here to learn more about the album mentioned in this interview.

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3 Comments

  • Dan Agustin says:

    Thanks God for the unearthing the Odes! Truly it will invigorate our worship!

  • Ed Rekers says:

    Thank you for sharing this conversation you had with Fernando Ortega, Charles Morris. As a musician, singer/songwriter, past church music ministry leader, and dad myself- I can relate to and appreciate all that Fernando shared in his talk with you. Many blessings to you, Charles. God has sure used you to glorify Jesus.

  • Martin says:

    Fernando Ortega is a true inspiration. His music reveals pure genius and must be inspired by God. Thank you, Fernando, for showing us how to worship.

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