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I have recently completed a song cycle, “Witnesses,” that gives glimpses of Jesus as seen through the eyes of his contemporaries.

These songs are rooted in the New Testament, definitively recognizing Jesus as the Son of God while also drawing on imagination. What was it like to be an apostle in the boat during the Storm? A bystander when Jesus enters a small town and heals a leper? One of the people who picked up a stone to hurl at the adulterous woman?

These songs are not an exercise in theology, but a series of glimpses of His story from the heart of one believer. I hope to inspire, to uplift, and to connect our lives to this timeless one. My medium is folk music—simply my guitars and my voice. This seems particularly suitable for Jesus our Savior, who was the son of a carpenter and an itinerant preacher.

There are ten songs total; I've posted a few samples on the "Witnesses Videos" page. A note about these: They were recorded at La Canada Methodist Church in California. On the day of the concert, the power went out due to a lightning storm! The engineer had a battery-operated camera, and the good people of the congregation set up an array of electric candles. Despite no amplification, the sound came out well, and I like the visual effect better than if it had gone as planned!

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