Tag Archives: trusting God

‘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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“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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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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ALL THINGS?

I recently heard this quote, and maybe you’re familiar with it: “Everything will be all right in the end. And if it is not all right, that is because it is not yet the end.” I like that. It’s comforting … … Continue reading

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TEN YEARS

Ten years ago, I hung out my shingle as a solo artist (after several great years with my indie band “the nobodys”). 2002 was a big year for me; I released my first solo CD, my son Josiah was born … Continue reading

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FULL HEART

A few years ago, my wife Julie and I (along with Ben and Jackie, our good friends) moved to Nashville so that Ben and I could pursue a career in songwriting and music ministry. We left our home in the … Continue reading

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REMEMBER MRS. TAYLOR

**NOTE: THIS OFFER EXPIRED ON MAY 31 2012 – but the song is available on iTunes!** In honor of Mother’s Day (this coming Sunday) and Memorial Day (May 28), I’m giving away a free MP3 of my song “Mrs. Taylor” … Continue reading

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WHATEVER MY LOT … IT’S ALL GOOD

I had the privilege of singing at a funeral not long ago. Although I wasn’t really well acquainted with the man or his family, I was fascinated by how those who knew and loved him remembered his life and character. … Continue reading

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LOVE COSTS EVERYTHING

This Sunday at 7:00 pm, my Church in Idaho is hosting the simulcast of the new film “Love Costs Everything.” TWO HUNDRED MILLION Christians face real persecution worldwide. Incredible to consider, isn’t it? Francis Chan is the host of the … Continue reading

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