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Celebrating 10 Years!


We have just celebrated 10 years of ministry! God is truly moving here in new and fresh ways. Check out our newest updates:

1. New Instruments: 

Instruments of Joy 95 Instruments have been delivered to aspiring musicians! From orphans in Rwanda to a pastor leading worship for five rural churches along the Amazon River; God is using IOJ to serve people in the most remote areas of our world. Under Scott Crider’s leadership, 4 benefit concerts have been hosted and dozens of instruments are being delivered each month. Please visit to watch our new video!

2. New Website and Footage:

Picture the Nations – With the development of a NEW WEBSITE, and a NEW VIDEO, we are finally able to share the beauty of the nations online. Joshua’s vision for this ministry began in 2009 and is finally being realized! Visit to see this exciting new website and watch the Picture the Nations video!

3. New Projects:

Media Change – We were able to produce 6 video projects so far this year including new promotional videos for Instruments of Joy and Picture the Nations, and several gospel videos. Check us out on: to see the kingdom of God on film or search mediachangers on Youtube.

4. New Staff:

New Development Director
We are very excited to add Aaron Johnson as our new director of development. Aaron is raising support and working hard to maximize our impact in the Nashville community. Aaron is passionate about leadership, creative arts, business strategy, public speaking and problem solving. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute with an emphasis in pastoral and urban ministry. He has a background in publications, entrepreneurship, non-profit, consulting and is a Devos Urban Leadership Institute Alumnus (2008). He is also the Worship Pastor for Harvest Bible Chapel Nashville Central.

5. New Addition to the Family:

MacLeod Family Update – 7 kids! On June 25th Sarah and I celebrated the birth of our newest baby girl, Elizabeth Joy. She had a bit of a rough start with several days in the hospital, but came home healthy. She smiles a lot!

Sarah and I feel privileged to be able to home school our children and we have put a lot of effort into systems and processes to facilitate our household needs. Our oldest children are an incredible help day to day.

6.New Class:

I have been teaching a Sunday School class called “Let the River Run” each Sunday and it fuels my passion for equipping artists and entrepreneurs. Currently working on a 12 week program called “How to Plant a Business” for Christian entrepreneurs.

We want to thank each and every donor, especially our monthly supporters that make all of this possible! May God Bless you, and thank you for celebrating the BIG TEN with us!