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Bobby Gilles
Works at Sojourn Community Church, Sojourn Music
Attended Indiana University Southeast
Lives in New Albany, IN
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New article by my wife Kristen for Worship Leader Magazine - what to teach kids before they sing in the Christmas program: 
ome of you may be leading a children's choir at your church this Advent season. If you are, be sure to encourage all of the children to look to Jesus, their Worship Leader, as they sing their hearts out. Remind them that it's okay if they don't remember all the words or sing every note in ...
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I've catalogued all of mine & Kristen's blog posts about coping w/ miscarriage & stillbirth here: 
Subscribe to Blog via Email. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Email Address. Categories. Church Communications (80); Coping With Miscarriage/Stillbirth/Death (23); Exhortations And Musings (147); General (2); Interviews (47) ...
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"How To Pray For Your Children" - see our short prayers to pray over kids, adapted from scripture: 
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"Down With Consumer-Driven Worship!" - latest article by my wife Kristen Gilles for Worship Leader Magazine:
e live in a society that is fueled by consumerism. We're bombarded with exhortations to “have it our way.” To “treat ourselves.” To do whatever it takes to get ahead and stay ahead of others. To expect others to serve us and cater to our every need. To consume our way to the fulfillment of our ...
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I interview Mike Cosper about #CultivateBeauty month, #WordsConf14, and "The Stories We Tell" in this short audio: 
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Mad Men, Cheers, diversity in the church and the power of the gospel - read or hear my Eph 2 sermon: 
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The story of how Kristen and I came up with the name "Lydiana Truth": http://ow.ly/Ebkh4 
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New at the blog: our short review of #gospelforlittles, a new board book by The Austin Stone church:
The Austin Stone in Austin, Texas is one of mine and Kristen's favorite churches. We love their gospel focus, their people, their commitment to missions, and their rock solid worship ministry. And ...
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Our Indie Worship Songs playlist on Spotify is over 2.5 hours worth of songs by many different churches and worship leaders:
Indie Worship Songs vol 1, a playlist by 123021416 on Spotify
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Instructive, inspiring, thought-provoking quotes from my interviews with writers & creatives Bret Lott, Gregory Wolfe, Greg Thornbury, Mike Cosper, David Dark and Karen Swallow Prior: 
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"Criticism has its place ... But probably not in a medium that restricts your content to 140 characters" - my new article:
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Check out my short audio interview w/ pastor/author/founder of Sojourn Church Daniel Montgomery, on Sojourn's 14th b-day - a look back, and a look ahead for all Sojourn's campuses:
The name “TravelBlog” is a play on the name of our church family: Sojourn Community Church. A sojourn is a trek, a quest. A journey from bondage to freedom, from darkness to light, made possible by the grace of God through His Son, Jesus Christ. Like the ancient children of Israel, ...
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Director of Communications
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  • Sojourn Community Church, Sojourn Music
    Director of Communications, 2009 - present
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Currently
New Albany, IN
Previously
Jeffersonville, IN - Louisville, KY
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Worship music songwriter, author, Sojourn Communications Director, Sojourn Music media director, husband of worship leader Kristen Gilles
Introduction
Bobby Gilles is the author of “Our Home Is Like A Little Church” and many worship songs recorded and led by Sojourn Music & his wife, worship leader Kristen Gilles.  He is Director of Communications for the multi-campus Sojourn Community Church, founded in Louisville. He has four boys: Garrett, Logan, Connor, and Parker.
Bragging rights
Fell 60 feet off a cliff when I was 15. Will not go rock climbing with you.
Education
  • Indiana University Southeast
    Communications, 1990 - 1993
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