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 ethereal new setting of Folliot Pierpoint’s standard hymn For the Beauty of the Earth features a new melody and stunning modern harmonies. During the second verse, the familiar tune by Conrad Kocher is repurposed in the bass line.
This hymn was written by Nathan Howe in the week from August 15 to August 22, 2006. Designed to encourage appreciation of the Temple, it was composed in response to a challenge from David Macfarlane.
The PDF melody with guitar chords was created in response to a request from a site visitor (see the comments below). The chords are not the same as the SATB version, so the guitar part is not compatible with the choral version of this hymn.