“My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my psalm to the King.
My tongue is like the pen of a skillful writer.” - Psalm 45:1 Amplified Bible
BIO - Linda Harper has worked in Children’s Ministry for more than forty years, serving as Teacher, Worship Leader, Curriculum Developer and Songwriter. She has studied song-writing under multiple Professional Songwriters and Worship Leaders and attended many song-writing seminars, Children’s Church Conferences and Worship Leading Conferences hosted by Vineyard Music, Integrity’s Hosanna Music, Passion’s Lift Conference for song-writers and worship leaders. She has studied under Mike O’Brien, Worship Leader Developer and Studio Owner/Producer. She has attended Conferences and Seminars by David Ruis, Lamar Boschman, Morris Chapman, Martin Nystrom and Lynn DeShazo of Integrity/Hosanna Music, studied Andy Parks Worship Leading and Song-Writing Video series, attended classes by Adam Russel, Director of Vineyard Music USA and has participated in various conference break-out sessions with many published song-writers.
Linda has written many children’s songs that have been sung in multiple churches including twenty-two songs that are currently being streamed around the world in at least 14 nations with more songs being produced for release this year.
Her Children’s Curriculum “Tent Time” written in partnership with International Minister and University President, Dr. Mark Virkler, has been taught in multiple churches in the USA, in India and most recently in South Africa and Richmond Virginia. It has helped many children learn how to hear and respond to God’s Voice. The songs she has written to accompany the curriculum have also been enjoyed by children in more than a dozen local preschools, multiple homeschools and by many children around the world.
Linda lives in Birmingham, Alabama with Ken, her husband of forty-four years. They have one adult son, David, a software developer, who lives in Florida. They have served in their local church, Inverness Vineyard Church, for over 20 years as Elders and in various leadership and ministry positions.
Linda currently serves as needed in the Children’s Department as a teacher and Worship Leader. Her passion is to continue inspiring younger generations to become the best they can be and fulfill their destiny. She has helped develop many musicians, singers and worship leaders through her various teaching programs such as Band Jam, Melody Makers, Melody Makers Movie Class and the most recent, IVC Worship Academy, designed to help develop aspiring worshippers, musicians and worship leaders. Some of her recent graduates now lead worship for both adult and children’s worship services. Her passion is to equip and develop as many new worshippers, singers, song writers and worship leaders as she can before Jesus returns!
Join me as I “Infuse the Word of God into the next generation through song!” Let’s provide the songs the Children need and will want to sing!