Hear from the heart of Jonathan David and Melissa Helser. Songs, videos and teachings gathered from their journey.

In this episode Jonathan and Melissa share their hearts about the new Cageless Birds album releasing this week! Hear a sneak peak of the entire album in this podcast, as well as some of the stories behind the songs.

Go to all the places you get music to get “We Rise” on June 21st.



Direct download: We_Rise_PODCAST_UPDATED.mp3
Category:Christian -- posted at: 2:38pm EDT

In this episode, Jonathan shares stories and keys from his journey that have significantly shaped who he is as a worship leader.

This message was recorded at a gathering called WorshipU, hosted by Bethel Music in Redding CA. For more information, go to https://worshipu.com/on-campus/


Direct download: Keys_to_Worship_Leading.mp3
Category:Christian -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

“Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the Lord.” (Psalm 102:18) In this episode, Melissa shares her thoughts on sustainability, the mindset of seeing beyond ourselves, and planting an orchard of the nature of God for the generations to come.

*** We are currently raising funds to build a new Cabin for Staff & Student Housing! To learn more, and support this dream go to https://www.18inchjourney.com/campus-campaign Thank you for your support! ***

This message was recorded at Bethel Music Worship School in Redding, CA. For more information, go to bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/

Direct download: Sustainable_Living.mp3
Category:Christian -- posted at: 10:59am EDT

In this episode, Cageless Birds Art Director, Justina Stevens, continues her conversation from last month with Jonathan and Melissa Helser, focusing on commonly asked questions about their school, the 18 Inch Journey.

To learn more about the 18 Inch Journey, and how to partner with us, go to https://www.18inchjourney.com/donate

You can also support the 18 Inch Journey by shopping at https://shop.cagelessbirds.com 


In this episode, Cageless Birds Art Director, Justina Stevens, sits down with Jonathan and Melissa Helser to talk about the history and heart behind their school, the 18 Inch Journey.

Make Applications are still open for the 2019 18 Inch Journey Phase One! Go to www.18inchjourney.com for more information, and to apply.

Direct download: Re_Master_18_Inch_INterview_Part_1.mp3
Category:Christian -- posted at: 10:12am EDT

In this episode, Jonathan shares from his heart about songwriting and the story behind No Longer Slaves. This message was captured at the Bethel Music Songwriting Retreat with a small gathering of songwriters and worship leaders.




Direct download: S3-E2_The_Song_You_Were_Born_to_Sing_2-14-19.mp3
Category:Christian -- posted at: 8:08am EDT

“Anyone who walks in true authority has had tremendous tension in their lives, where they made choice, after choice, after choice.” In this episode, Melissa shares on why she began singing, and reflects on walking with the Lord through seasons of suffering.


Direct download: S3-E1_Singing_in_the_Storm.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11am EDT