It has become a tradition in our family that I write a song when each child is baptized. That tradition started with our nephew Brandon in 2007. This piece, simply titled Baptism, is largely based on the promise described by the prophet Alma in the Book of Mormon: Continue reading Baptism
It has become a tradition in our family that I write a song when each child is baptized. When I was thinking about our nephew Ryan and his baptism in 2012, I saw a need for a song written especially for boys that lays out the ideal pattern for their lives. This song summarizes that plan, from baptism to Temple marriage and fatherhood. Continue reading I Am His Son
This setting of A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief was written in 2011 for use in a conference. I wrote it for performance by two of my most influential musical mentors: my father sang, and my grandfather accompanied him on the piano.
This newly-arranged version is appropriate for Primary children and other singers with limited range, or who need more support from the piano. Promises was written for the baptism of our niece Zoey. It describes our relationship with the Savior by discussing what we promise him, and what he promises us in return.