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HALLELUJAH, WHAT A SAVIOR

Today is that dark and beautiful day that Christians call Good Friday. Both a celebration and a time of sorrow, it is “good” because of the love of Christ Jesus, who died on behalf of mankind. Continue reading

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ALL CREATION

I grew up in Northern California, where my family attended a small church that met Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings and even Wednesday nights. If the church doors were open, we were there. First to arrive – and typically the last to leave.

And at every service, we sang hymns. These hymns were the first songs I ever knew, and they shaped a lot of my ideas about music and singing. Continue reading

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WAKING UP

Hey friends! Isn’t it Spring yet? Unfortunately, the answer is “no.” At least, not for another few days (March 20, to be precise). It has definitely been an unusual winter here at the Riggan Ranch in Idaho – and probably wherever you … Continue reading

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ARE WE NOT ENTERTAINED?

Awhile back, I let the band and singers have a weekend off while I led worship for five of my church’s services – just me at the piano. This is very different from our usual full-blown production. But I chose … Continue reading

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JANUARY SALE: THREE CDS FOR FIVE BUCKS!

It’s January! And it seems to me like a good time to clean out some of the CD’s that are lying around here. So here are a couple of special deals to entice y’all to click the “add to cart” … Continue reading

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LABOR OF LOVE

About ten years ago, I was in Tennessee working on Clouds and Fire and doing a few shows nearby. To my delight, I discovered that Andrew Peterson‘s “Behold The Lamb of God” tour was stopping in Knoxville – where I happened to be spending … Continue reading

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‘TIS SO SWEET TO TRUST IN JESUS

With the Deep Roots project, I wanted to select and record hymns that speak to me, personally. I wanted songs that were full of good theology and had a timeless quality. It really didn’t matter to me when a song was composed. Some … Continue reading

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WHEN THEY RING THOSE GOLDEN BELLS

When I decided to record a CD of hymns, the very first song I chose was “When They Ring Those Golden Bells.” Continue reading

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LAST MINUTE SHOPPING DEALS!

It’s not too late to buy some great gifts for the music lovers in your circle of friends and family! And to make it easier (and more affordable), here are some great deals! Combo deals, steep discounts on close-out t-shirts … Continue reading

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STACI FRENES – WISE MEN AND ANGELS

Nine years ago, my manager introduced me to someone that she thought I’d enjoy working with – an artist and songwriter named Staci Frenes. Ever since that day, I’ve been a true fan. In honor of the Christmas season, I’d like to … Continue reading

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