I’m not really a composer. It’s a even stretch to call myself a songwriter. A songwriter is someone like Carole King, who has written 42 songs — that start with the letter “A”! (I don’t even have ONE song that starts with “A.”) But I’ve written a lot more songs than I have here on my website. And I’m working on getting those arranged, recorded and transcribed. It takes a while. In the meantime, I have finally finished a combined Children’s Choir/SATB arrangement of The Miracle, and the written sheet music for Everything Speaks His Name. I sent out an email early this morning about those, and honestly, I cringed when I did it.
The way I felt at that moment reminded me of a former neighbor of ours, who was involved in a fund-raising project for the school where he taught. One day I answered the door, and he stood on my porch with a broom in his hand. He asked, “You wouldn’t want to buy a broom, would ya?” Yeah, that’s exactly how I felt when I sent that email.
I was never cut out for promoting myself — or anything else, for that matter. Except for my faith. That’s something I feel great about sharing, even compelled to share, and in the end, that’s why I keep trying to put a little music out there once in a while. Because that’s one of the best ways I know to share something about my faith.
I hope you will get a sense, through my music, of how I feel about Jesus Christ, His atoning sacrifice for all of us, and His matchless love and mercy.
I have a small bundle of songs for young women that will be coming soon. Check back in a month or so for This Is Our Moment, One, and a yet un-named song about “Standing in Holy Places.” Hey! Maybe I’ll name it something that starts with “A.”
Thanks for listening,