Give Us, O Lord

Give Us, O Lord

Last week I put a new song up on youtube, and I thought I’d follow it up here with some of the inspiration behind it. The song is based on a prayer of Thomas Aquinas (who lived from 1225-1274 according to Wikipedia) that I first found in a book called Worship...

Cut Through The Noise

Yesterday I finished up the video for another one of the songs that may or may not be on my upcoming EP (I’m not making any promises) and thought I’d give a bit of background to the song. If you haven’t yet, have a listen below. This is a song I...

First trip to Nashville!

It’s been a while, so I thought I’d start back in with a more personal and less broad blog (but don’t worry… I’ll be back to the philosophical soon enough!). Most of the people who check this out are people that I know or who know me to...

Shine Your Light

So it’s taken me a little while, but I’ve finally got a copy of “Shine Your Light” up for listening on my myspace. See here. It’s a quick recording that turned out pretty well! I set myself a goal of writing something congregational for...

CKVN Songwriting Contest 09

From ckvnradio.com: 2009 Song Writing Contest Winners Congratulations to the 1st place winner – Dave Siverns with his song “You Are The One”.  1st Place Prize Package includes – $1000.00 in recording studio time to record the first place song...

U2 – No Line on the Horizon

I really like U2. They’re one of my favorite bands, and although there’s some of their music that I really love and some of it which I really don’t love, I think they’re a great band and always manages to provoke and engage with their music....