Tag Archives: trusting God

ANTICIPOINTMENT

I love words. I guess that partly explains why I’m a songwriter; there’s something both mysterious and incredibly satisfying about taking a handful of nouns and verbs and shaping them into something new and beautiful. I like cleverness, wordplay, rhyme, alliteration – the whole … 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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“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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