I’m a guy who mostly lives in the “right now.” I never thought too much about yesterday, and probably never thought enough about tomorrow.  Composing and producing music (often on a deadline), [...]


On Being Pigeonholed

Most of us have been “pigeonholed,” or creatively typecast at some point in our lives.  For all I know, it’s human nature to reduce another person to a particular thing, so we can better identify [...]


God Is Faithful…All Year ‘Round

It’s been quite a year. In the past twelve months, I’ve been through a major surgery and a minor surgery. I’ve buried a younger sister, an old friend, and a mentor. My wife, a [...]


Thanks to FBC Carrollton, GA

This past weekend, I had a fun and all-too-brief visit to 1st Baptist Church, Carrollton, GA.  The choir and orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Glenn Eernisse, performed four of my works in [...]


Remembering Luke Garrett

Has it really been two years since the church music world lost one of its true artists in Luke Garrett? When I recall answering the phone that Saturday morning in June, 2016, from Luke’s [...]


For the Readers of “Craft”…

Chapter 9 in The Craft of Christian Songwriting, “Critical Thinking,” is dedicated… …What??? You didn’t know I wrote a book on songwriting for the beginner Christian [...]