About Magen Thurman

Magen Thurman is a song writer, solo artist, and worship leader for one of the 20 top churches in the US. She grew up singing with her mom as the the daughter of a prominent TX pastor while also performing regularly at Country Music Oprys. Her training years were spent under the instruction of of Brian Schexnayder where she learned speech level (pop/belt) technique. Today, Magen lives in Leesburg, VA with her husband, Cory. She serves as one of the Directors for Worship at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, VA. She is a worship leader, team leader, ministry leader, and a conference worship leader for the D.C. Metro area. She’s opened for notable artists such as John Mark McMillen, Amy Grant, Shane and Shane and Phil Wickham. She co-wrote a top 20 CCLITV song "Until That Day Comes" and continues to write, record with People and Songs and Jennie Lee Riddle. As a worship leader, Magen’s greatest desire equip the saints for ministry and to see the Lord’s people worship Him with a deep and genuine understanding of who He is, both corporately and individually.

I Am Valuable

Matthew 10:29-31 – “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.”
I love the way The Message modernized this passage:
“What’s […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

I Am Chosen

John 15:16 – “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.”
                  How long have you been a Christian? Two years? Ten years? Are you a Christian at […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

I Am Hidden

Colossians 3:1-4 – “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments


Look, I think we’ve established that I’m going to always be honest with you. So, in that spirit, I’ve titled this devo #LBH (that’s year 2015 for “lets be honest”), because y’all, it’s about to get real. Here it goes (deep breath): Does it bother you when you see people doing bad stuff and nothing […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

I Think I Can, I Think I Can

Have you read The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper? It’s a children’s book and honestly, if you haven’t read it, where was your childhood? (I’m kidding!) Even for us who know of the book, it’s probably been a few (15? 20?) years. So, here’s a basic summary:
 A little railroad engine was employed to […]

By |January 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Future and Past

Have you read The Screwtape Letters? It’s a fictional story written by C.S. Lewis, and it is written as a correspondence between a Senior Demon, Screwtape to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary human man. In the following correspondence the “Enemy” is God
 “The humans […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Prone To Wander

The old hymn “Come Thou Fount” is one of the main-stays in my head, and no matter where I am, this little line “…prone to wander, Lord I feel it. Prone to leave the God I love…” is always in the back of my mind. Considering the perpetual state of my heart, I think the […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog|0 Comments