Fifteen months ago my brother Phil was diagnosed with inoperable cancer. This interview and song charts something of the journey Phil and the Townend family have been on since then, and the song that I wrote in response to it.
The worshipping life
Since my last newsletter in June, quite a lot has been happening! I hope you like the completely revamped website, which (among other things) now includes sheet music in various formats, to help the musicians and worship leaders in your music team. There’s also much more information about the songs and how they were written, and […]
I was honoured to recently become patron of Hospice23, a charity that aims to support those who work in palliative and end of life care, through residential conferences, study days and retreats. Hospice23 is a charity that recognises an ever-growing need to provide excellent learning opportunities alongside space for personal reflection and restoration, and so […]
It’s been a really enjoyable summer, starting with a great week at the Keswick Convention and then some fun family time in France. It starts getting busy again now though, including a trip to Australia in October and some solo gigs in the north-east and north-west of England after that. It’s also a time to […]
Well, it’s finally here – the project that began for me in January with a few ideas scribbled down in notebooks and hastily recorded on iPhone, has now miraculously turned into the CD in my hand. It’s been a fantastic experience: the process of co-writing with a whole range of people (many for the first […]