Tag Archives: Songwriting

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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MEMORIAL DAY

In honor of Memorial Day (today only – May 30 2016), I’d like to give you guys a free download of “Mrs. Taylor” from my CD “Act of Surrender.” **NOTE: this free MP3 is no longer available** “Mrs. Taylor” is not really … Continue reading

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“HEAL ME”

I wrote the song “Heal Me” with my good friends and songwriting partners Ben Bauman and Randy Thomas. When I was putting out my first solo project, an industry insider advised me to not include the song on my CD; he … Continue reading

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PUPPIES, TOADS AND LEARNING THE HARD WAY

My son’s black lab, Blackberry, recently had 11 puppies. I remember when she was a puppy herself, and Josiah was teaching her to do things like fetch and sit. At that age, there was always something new to learn. One night, … Continue reading

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A LEAP OF FAITH

It’s been awhile since I’ve had any new music for you, so this is kinda big news: I’ve started working on a new CD – and it will be available before Christmas! The title is “Deep Roots,” and it will be … Continue reading

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NOT EXACTLY A SABBATICAL…

Back in January I made a decision. I made up my mind that 2013 would be a lighter year for my music career. Of course, next year I’ll be back with a new record and a lot more touring, but for … Continue reading

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SONGWRITING SEMINAR

Hey guys, just a quick note about the Songwriting Seminar that I’m participating in this coming Saturday, April 6 at Boise Bible College. My good friends and fellow songwriters Ryan Stevenson, Ben Bauman and Staci Frenes will all be on … Continue reading

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TAKE COURAGE

In addition to my songwriting/recording career, I’m a worship pastor, and each week I pray through dozens of requests that come in to the church. Sometimes I’m just floored by what a truly broken world we live in. I read … Continue reading

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THE “LEAST FAVORITE” CHRISTMAS SONG POLL!

A couple of years ago I posed the question “what is your LEAST favorite Christmas song?” For some reason, that blog post has disappeared from my website, so I figured I should ask again. Here’s the poll – what horrible … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK: NEW CHRISTMAS SINGLE

I know, I know … it’s kind of early for anything “Christmas” … but I just finished a new song – a duet with the fabulous Jaime Thietten – called “Come To Us (O Little Town)”. It will be featured … Continue reading

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