The Update You’ve Been Waiting For.. Part II

Well, as promised, today is the release of another big update related to my upcoming project, “Here With You”-set to release on April 23rd! So without further ado… Here is the official album artwork!, Designed by my friend Timey Chanda. Available for preorder this Wednesday, April 16, $10 each Available online here at, and […]

The update you’ve been waiting for

If you take a look back to November at my post on obedience, you might remember that I made a little announcement / promise to you all. Not working on someone else’s project or anything like that–finally a project of my own music. In that time, and for a long time before that I might […]

Rumors of my demise…

Well it has been a little while since I have written to you all, or given you any music to enjoy. I promise that I have neither given up on nor forgotten you. No, rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated. I have been deep in the throes of recording my first project, see for […]

Welcome Ruth Christine

You have followed our journey from the big surprise to the big reveal, and now… It is the big day!! We are so grateful for all your thoughts, prayers, encouraging messages, gifts given, and all the love you’ve heaped on us as we prepared to welcome baby Ruthie. So here are several of our favorite […]

The Issue of Age in Modern Worship | Adventures in Faith & Art

I am working on writing a worship philosophy series called “The Performance-Minded Worshiper” later this month and into next month. But I stumbled upon this article, and it is a perfect prelude to a broad, yet deep look into something that has been quietly sneaking into our Western Church ecclesiology for years: The Performance mentality. […]

The Advent Collection 2013

Well now that the festivities are winding down for the Christmas season this year,I thought I would post a quick link to all the music and thoughts I’ve shared with you all over the last month. Week 1. The Tenses of Waiting. “He has come, He is here, He is coming again soon.” — Week […]

The Beautiful Simplicity of Faith. Advent Week 4

This post will be a little shorter this week, as I spent a lot longer making the music this go round. But, in every season of preparation we have several ingredients. – change – learning – growth – stretching – planning – However, the ingredient that is often overlooked is Faith. From the NLT, (Hebrews […]

Break out the Shop Vac. Advent Week 3

I hope you’ve been enjoying these entries on Advent. We’re almost half way through the Advent season. As Christmas approaches, I really hope that your mind and heart are focused on preparation. Preparing your home for food, family, and fun; but more importantly, preparing your heart. I’ve been reading this blog on Advent called “The […]

A Very Present Hope. Advent Week 2

Last week, I wrote about expectation. Advent is a season marked with expectation, preparation, longing. He has come, He is here, He is coming again soon. And He is the hope of the world. So, yes, in this Advent season, we await His return when He will rule in glory. But He is very presently […]

The Tenses of Waiting. Advent Week 1

Well, Thanksgiving is behind us. Welcome to December. Cue the Christmas music(finally), decorating, shopping, family gathering planning, and other festivities. Ho Ho Ho! Did you remember to buy firewood and Hot Cocoa mix? In my last entry, I spoke of a new season I’m entering into. Part of what’s been happening is I have been […]