They are not my songs; they are the church’s
Konstantin Zhigulin wrote his first two hymns within the first…
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From across the world, we bring you Russian composer Konstantin Zhigulin. Born in Barnaul, Russia, Zhigulin became a Christian in 1994. He attended music school and college, playing piano and the flute, and began composing as a young man.
On May 22, he stopped by the Memorial Road Church of Christ in Oklahoma City during a trip to Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., for the Ascending Voice conference. At Memorial Road, he taught the attendees his song “My God and King” during the evening service.
“My God and King:”
Zhigulin said he plans to return to the U.S. in 2017 and conduct two- and three-day singing workshops in February, March, October and November. Any Churches of Christ interested in the workshops can contact Zhigulin at [email protected].
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