pastor • mentor • friend to the artist community

setting a table and opening doors for artists  

conversations with artists about identity and possibilities

connecting artists to their hearts and destinies


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RoyCochran.com & ThirdChair Newsletter July 2017

Our Story . . . so far

A little over 30 years ago, I walked into a gathering in San Diego that would forever change my life. The artists who were playing were really good, but in the midst of those songs being sung, I was experiencing something so much bigger than just the music.

It was living there in the music. In the midst of that crowd I was connecting with something or someone I was searching for my entire life . . . the love of God.

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What Others Say . . .

Joey O'Connor support video 2016

Listen to Joey O'Connor share about Roy's impact on their lives

 "few people have lived a life of such significance and impact"
Monty Kelso - SlingshotGroup

 "a spiritual father and mentor"
Stephen Proctor - Illuminate.us

"we are so grateful for how God has used Roy to encourage and challenge us as leaders and artists" 
Aaron & Lauren Flores -Worship Leaders / SingerSongwriters

"spending time with Roy always reminds me that I am loved by my Father in Heaven"
Nick Greenwood - RYFO

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Meet with Roy

Most days, Roy can be found speaking with a musician, a worship leader, a visual artist, tech director, an author or writer in a coffee house in Southern California about their life, their art and their relationship with God. Many or most have devoted their full time hours vocationally as an artist. Many serve in churches. Many do not. They all have three things in common. First, they are all gifted artists in their area of creativity. Second, they all desire to connect their life and art more with God. Third, someone introduced them to Roy. 

Roy believes God deeply loves artists. Not more than any other people but uniquely because of the intentional way He fashioned and created them to be ministers of beauty.

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