Dave Stovall

Dave Stovall is the Musical Director for Harpeth Christian Church in Franklin, TN. He’s also a recording artist and music producer, having previously played in the rock bands Audio Adrenaline and Wavorly. He and his wife Summer have three kids, and when he’s not working, he likes to write music, go on walks with his family, and play either tennis or disc golf.
Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: There and Back Again? (Part 8)

Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: There and Back Again? (Part 8)

My wife and I had an interesting conversation the other day. She asked me, “What do you call yourself when you’re talking to people about your faith?” I answered, “I typically describe myself as a ‘follower of Jesus’ rather than calling myself a ‘Christian.’” I’m not embarrassed by the word “Christian” or anything. I think […]

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Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Tough Questions (Part 7)

Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Tough Questions (Part 7)

This is Part 7 in a series on leaving progressive Christianity by Dave Stovall, worship leader and former lead singer of Wavorly and band member of Audio Adrenaline. He describes how his journey into progressive Christianity left him dissatisfied and how he found the road to a more sustainable, faithful faith. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 and Part […]

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Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Fleeting Fulfillment of a Feelings-Based Faith (Part 6)

Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Fleeting Fulfillment of a Feelings-Based Faith (Part 6)

This is Part 6 in a series on leaving progressive Christianity by Dave Stovall, worship leader and former lead singer of Wavorly and band member of Audio Adrenaline. He describes how his journey into progressive Christianity left him dissatisfied and how he found the road to a more sustainable, faithful faith. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 and Part […]

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Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: From Emotionalism to Cynicism (Part 5)

Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: From Emotionalism to Cynicism (Part 5)

This is Part 5 in a series on leaving progressive Christianity by Dave Stovall, worship leader and former lead singer of Wavorly and band member of Audio Adrenaline. He describes how his journey into progressive Christianity left him dissatisfied and how he found the road to a more sustainable, faithful faith. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 and Part […]

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Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Banned Books and Podcasts (Part 4)

Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Banned Books and Podcasts (Part 4)

This is Part 4 in a series on leaving progressive Christianity by Dave Stovall, worship leader and former lead singer of Wavorly and band member of Audio Adrenaline. He describes how his journey into progressive Christianity left him dissatisfied and how he found the road to a more sustainable, faithful faith. Here’s Part 1 and […]

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Worship Leader Q&A: What Happens When Worship Leaders Doubt?

Worship Leader Q&A: What Happens When Worship Leaders Doubt?

*Editor’s Note: Sometimes we who lead worship have bad days, persistent questions, and even times of doubt. How should worship leaders handle these frustrations which range from moments of depletion to seasons of doubt? Recently I got to host a conversation with four worship leaders about how to lead people in worship who are skeptical […]

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Worship Leader Q&A: What Steps Invite the Skeptic Back?

Worship Leader Q&A: What Steps Invite the Skeptic Back?

*Editor’s Note: Not everyone who comes to church is convinced that the worship songs are true. Songs about God’s goodness and faithfulness strike some people as a mismatch to their experience. Recently I got to host a conversation with four worship leaders about how to lead people in worship who are skeptical about God or […]

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Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Three Unforgivable Sins — Drinking, Smoking, and Cussing (Part 3)

Losing My Faith in Progressive Christianity: The Three Unforgivable Sins — Drinking, Smoking, and Cussing (Part 3)

This is Part 3 in a series on leaving progressive Christianity by Dave Stovall, worship leader and former lead singer of Wavorly and band member of Audio Adrenaline. He describes how his journey into progressive Christianity left him dissatisfied and how he found the road to a more sustainable, faithful faith. Here’s Part 1 and […]

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