A Song is Born
represents years of field research, traveling all across America, meeting great people, talking to song writers or their descendants, all in an effort to better understand the songs we sing. Every song has a story to tell and a message to understand. This "Grass Roots Hymnology" is a very personal, hands on touch as the author walks in the steps of the men and women who wrote our hymns. Walk with him on this journey.
A Song is Born is filled with unique stories not found in any other collection. A total of 100 stories from familiar hymns to new contemporary songs like:
Step by Step
My Eyes are Dry
To God Be the Glory
Hymns represent the heart and soul of our theology. The text appeals to our understanding while the music touches our emotions. Words engage our minds while music engages out hearts. An enduring hymn will bring both the text and tune together, helping us to create our heart language.