HOW GREAT THOU ART
In response to requests from many lands for an authoritative account of how this hymn came to be written, the following has been compiled by the writer, Stuart K. Hine, and by the publisher, Manna Music, Inc For more info click here.
When Andraé wrote his first song, at the age of 15, he was so disappointed with it that he threw it in the trash. But his twin sister, Sandra, retrieved "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power" from the waste basket For more info click here.
Andrew was born December 19, 1944 in Somerset, England. He was educated at Holyrood School in Somerset and studied acting at Italia Conti Stage School in London. His interest in music did not develop To continue reading click here.
Audrey was the composer of many gospel songs, probably best known for her song, “His Name Is Wonderful”. Her other favorites included “I’ll Never Be Lonely”, “All He Wants Is You”, “He Belongs To Me’, “It Matters To continue reading click here.
Doris Akers was born in Brookfield, Missouri and lived for many years in Los Angeles, California where she formed and directed the famous Sky Pilot Choir. She also resided in Columbus, Ohio and, until her death in 1995, was Director of Music at Grace To continue reading click here.
Tracy Dartt was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1944. He moved to California in 1959, and there graduated in 1962. He attended college classes at night, having to work during the day, but it wasn't until 1990 that he finally received To continue reading click here.
Hal Spencer was born in Los Angeles, California in 1936. He graduated from Hollywood High School in 1954. As a 1958 graduate of Westmont College, and a graduate student at San Jose State and UCLA, he pursued studiesTo continue reading click here.
Jerry Sinclair's singing and writing ministry began in his early teenage years as a preacher in northern Maine. His ministry expanded to Oklahoma and California during the early days of the Jesus Movement, where his music group, To continue reading click here.
STUART K. HINE
Stuart K. Hine was born in 1899 in England. His parents dedicated him to God during a time when opposition was strong against those who proclaimed Christ. He accepted Christ as Savior in 1914, and as a young boy knew he would be devoting his life To continue reading click here.
Tim Spencer, born in Webb City, Missouri on July 13, 1908, began his music career at an early age as a radio and film personality. His rare ability as a composer and singer of Western and popular music won him world wide acclaim. To continue reading click here.
Tim Spencer was born July 13, 1908, in the mining community of Webb City, Missouri. When Tim was about five, his father moved the family to New Mexico, settling near Springer, New Mexico, where they homesteaded a section in the foothills To continue reading click here.
His Name Is Wonderful
"Christmas came on Sunday that year and for once His birth seemed more important to everyone than toys and presents. Fragrant pine boughs perfumed the air in our little Bethel Union Church in Duarte, California. A kind of hushed expectancy To continue reading click here.
Sweet, Sweet Spirit
Sweet, Sweet Spirit, Doris Akers' best-loved song, has an interesting history. "One night," Doris says, "as I prayed with my choir, I felt that they were not ready for the service as they couldn't seem to settle down. So I said to them, To continue reading click here.
Yes, Lord, Yes
It was 1982, and I was attending First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena, California. There I sat under the ministry of the senior pastor at that time, Dr. Earl Lee. One day he came to me and asked if I felt like the Lord would To continue reading click here.
God On The Mountain Story
1974 was one of those "trial of your faith worketh patience" experiences for Sharon and I (Tracy). We were living in Apple Valley, California. I had entered into a partnership with an old friend, building swimming pools in the high desert.To continue reading click here.