Last week the students in my Writing Close to the Earth online class read George Orwell's classic essay, "Politics and the English Language." In it ... Read More
My friend Russ Ramsey, who was a pastoral consultant for this album, once preached a communion sermon on 1 Corinthians 11.
He said that as we approach the table of the Lord for the Eucharist, we’re doing two things: remembering Christ’s blood and body, and proclaiming his death until he comes. With each step we’re saying, “Remember and proclaim.” Russ called it “the footfall of redemption.” There aren’t many happy songs about communion, so I wanted to write one that actually sounded like we were celebrating communion. And that celebration spills out into every meal we share in Christ’s name.
As a singer-songwriter and recording artist, Andrew has released more than ten records over the past fifteen years. His music has earned him a reputation for writing songs that connect with his listeners in ways equally powerful, poetic, and intimate. He has also followed his gifts into the realm of publishing. His books include the four volumes of the award-winning Wingfeather Saga.