Lessons Learned – As I began to reflect on all God has done in my life in the forty years since the writing of “More Precious Than Silver,” I prayerfully considered some of the important lessons I’ve learned… Read More
Category: Words and Musings
Death Before Fruitfulness – As I think about the events surrounding the writing of “More Precious Than Silver,” I am reminded of a principal that I don’t hear too much about these days, that of dying to self…. Read More
As a young believer, I earnestly wanted to live in a way that pleased the Lord. But I based my sense of acceptance by God on my performance in life. I believed that if I could do something… Read More
Somewhere in my house, deep down in the dusty files of all my songwriting contracts, scribbled notes, lyric sheets, chord charts, and other pertinent memorabilia, is the original hand-written copy of my song, “More Precious Than Silver.” That… Read More
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The challenge about writing songs for worship is that it’s often difficult to know whether you’re making any impact for the Kingdom of God. Worship by nature is always a gift given to another, not paraded in the… Read More
The Canadian grammar police have struck again. I have received another letter complaining about a line from my hymn, “Ancient Words.” Another, I say, because this is not the first time I’ve received this criticism. Most of the… Read More