18th Oct

Why The New Record?

Every once in a while I’ll hear a song and it really captivates me. There’s no logic to it, no formula or predictable pattern, but every once in a while something about a song; the melody, the musicality… something grabs my heart. Although I’ve never heard anything like it, I feel like it’s strangely familiar. […]

17th Oct
White Flags - Front Cover

Brand New Shadows

I got tons of ribbing from my friends after releasing the “White Flags” record. “What’s up with ‘Brand New Shadows…featuring Eddie Kirkland!’ What’s up with that?” After hearing this a dozen or so times, I guess it deserves a good explanation. Somewhere along the way I decided I wanted to write music. It was somewhere […]

16th Oct

Where Have You Been?

It seems like forever since I released my last worship record, Orthodoxy. Really, it was just 3 years ago, but I guess in the world of modern music that makes me a dinosaur. So why the wait? Why has it been 3 years since the last time I wrote a collection of worship songs, and […]

13th Mar
Coming Alive

Coming Alive

// Thursday, March 13, 2008 // 2:22 PM // Starbucks // I just read another quote today that’s meeting me in an important place today: “Suppose for a moment that in a flash of insight you discovered that all your motives for ministry were essentially egocentric, or suppose that last night you got drunk and […]

28th Feb
Chesterton Again

Chesterton Again

// Thursday, February 29, 2008 // 9:13 AM // Starbucks // Read another amazing quote today about G. K. Chesterton. It’s from Brennan Manning’s book “Abba’s Child,” which is completely ripping me right now. Teaching me about being real, and finding my identity in Christ (see yesterday’s post). Standing on a London street corner, G. […]

13th Feb
Things that seem still

Things that seem still

// Wednesday, February 13, 2008 // 10:03 AM // Kitchen Table // I must give the impression That I have the answers for everything You were so disappointed To see me unravel so easily —- And it’s only changed Only everything I know Even the things that seem still Are still… changing —- I stay […]

22nd Jan
Starting to Blog

Starting to Blog

Starting to blog?…. My wife has been telling me for a while that I should start blogging some of the things that are on my brain, the things God is teaching me through scripture and just through life in general. She says it might help people know me better, but I think she’s just tired […]