Single File

Last week a woman asked me, “What would you say to a single person who was frustrated with being single? If they wanted to know what to do, what would you say?” My response was, “I would recommend they buy my book, Surviving Singledom.” Shameless sales pitch aside, the reason why I wrote a book […]

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Going deeper into Lord of the Oceans

The sermon of the coracle was not the only inspiration behind this song. My writing was also influenced by an old prayer known as the Lorica by St Patrick. There are a few songs – old and new – based on this prayer, including “Christ As A Light” by Ryan Flanigan and “Christ Be All […]

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Beneath Lord of the Oceans

It was a Sunday night. We were all snugly wrapped up within the walls of our church. Happily we celebrated the accomplishment of our student minister who had recently graduated to “Reverend”. Funny stories were told and fond memories shared. Then the guest speaker rose to preach. It was Michael Frost, a lecturer at the […]

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Lord of the Oceans

This song is intended to be a call and a challenge to the modern Church. In contrast to many contemporary songs out there, including Christian ones, this song is not about feeling good, safe, secure or even close to God. I don’t even know if you can technically call it a praise or worship song. […]

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