FREE ACCESS TO OUR MAGAZINE
JUST SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER
CCM: You’ve been in the music business for years, but this
is the first album you’ve released. What does that feel
like and how has it affected your heart as well as your
position in leading people into God’s presence through
Jeremy: It feels great actually. I grew up around Ardent so
for me it is like going home. Everyone there is like family.
There is really no other place where I feel more comfortable
to be creative. They make records the way I like to make
them, by coming up with the right parts on each song the
first time and committing it to tape. I love that.
As far as my heart for leading goes, nothing really has
changed. All of this, whether it’s songwriting or worship
leading, is to bring glory to God and bless His church.
Both writing and leading are ways I try to serve the body
of Christ both locally and globally. I realize that I have a
greater responsibility to the whole church. I must always
make sure I’m writing songs that have good doctrine,
The motive of Jeremy Horn’s music can be
summed up in one word: intentional. A worship
leader for over a decade, this Memphis, Tenn.,
native pours his distinct vantage point into the
music flowing from his mouth and fingers. We
Welcome You In, Horn’s debut album, recently
released from Ardent Records, is not your average
praise and worship recording. These tracks have
a purpose—to release worshippers into the
beautiful, freeing and powerful presence of Jesus.
You might want to sit down for this one. Pull up a
chair and get comfy as CCM gets to know the spirit
inside a true vessel of worship.
and keep myself accountable so that I can be sure my
character matches up with my gifting.
CCM: There are so many dimensions to your personality
and story, let alone to your ministry. The same could be
said for your musical tastes. You grew up listening to pop
and rock music…so how did you come to write and pursue
Jeremy: The Beatles were the masters of great pop
writing, but sometime in my teens I started searching for
music that could connect my heart to God. I fell in love
with a lot of the modern worship music I was singing in
my church and listening to at home. The Holy Spirit used
At the Heart
Welcoming Jesus in
by emily Hoernschemeyer