Jesus Christ died that we might live. He allowed Himself to be taken captive, so that we might be free. He bowed beneath all things so that He could lift us up. That’s what the song Because is about. “Because He gave to me everything He had to give, I breathe, I see, I hope, I love, I live. I don’t have a video for Because, but you can listen to it: Listen to BecauseRead More
In these busy days there are many who have time for golf, time for shopping, time for work, time for play—but no time for Christ. Lovely homes dot the land and provide rooms for eating, rooms for sleeping, playrooms, sewing rooms, television rooms, but no room for Christ. No room. Ever has it been.
I sang it to my family on Christmas Eve, then filed it away in my music drawer and forgot about it. It might still be there, if it weren’t for my Dad, who regularly asked me, “Have you done anything with that song?”Read More
Sometimes you work on a project for a long time and make very little headway. Sometimes you even go backwards. But once in a while, there’s a moment when everything comes together, and you want to shout “SOMETHING IS HAPPENING!”
That moment began with a recent email from Mormon Soprano, introducing me to Seth Adam Smith, which started a flurry of activity. You see, I was looking for a little more content, and Seth was looking for some Christmas music. Just two days later, Seth was sitting at my kitchen counter, which was covered with 2 laptops, a desktop, a monitor, 2 external hard drives, a microphone and a camera, iPods, cell phones, papers, and, last but certainly not least, cords. Oh, the cords!Read More
This is a song of grief, but also a song of hope. I wrote it for my friends, Boyd and Tamara, who lost a daughter in the prime of her life. The message of the song is this: In our greatest moments of pain, we turn to Him, and in turn, He comforts and lifts us, and increases our faith.“Somehow, joy will always come. Surely, like the morning sun….”
This recording is sung by Autumn Jones.
Shawna Belt EdwardsRead More