Gloria Gaither

Gloria Gaither
Short Name: Gloria Gaither
Full Name: Gaither, Gloria, 1942-
Birth Year: 1942

Gloria Gaither (born March 4, 1942) is a Christian songwriter, author, speaker, editor, and academic. She is the wife of Bill Gaither and also sang in the Bill Gaither Trio, one of the most influential groups in recent Christian music.

She was born Gloria Lee Sickal in 1942 in Michigan, a daughter of pastor Lee Sickal and Dorothy Sickal. She spent most of her childhood and high school career in the Battle Creek area of Michigan, working a brief time for the Kellogg Company. When Sickal graduated from high school, she attended Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. There, she triple majored in English, French, and Sociology. Upon her graduation, she took a job at Alexandria Monroe High School as a French teacher. There, she met Bill Gaither, who was teaching English at the time. She married Gaither in 1962, and they began writing songs recreationally. By the end of the 1960s, Gloria, Bill, and his brother Danny Gaither were touring steadily, as the Bill Gaither Trio.

After touring with the Bill Gaither Trio, Gaither drew her focus to the Gaither Homecoming series. She has been an active presence in every video production. Gaither is currently the scriptwriter and narrator for the Homecoming series. In 1991, she attended Ball State University and received a Master of Arts in Literature. She taught as an adjunct professor at Anderson University for periods in the late 80s and late 90s. In 1996, she spearheaded the creation of Gaither Family Reources in Alexandria, Indiana, and currently serves as co-owner and managing director. In 2002, Gaither launched Homecoming: , and she currently acts as writer, interviewer, and contributing editor.


Texts by Gloria Gaither (55)sort descendingAsInstances
A parade began at CalvaryGloria Gaither (Author)2
All my tomorrows, all my pastGloria Gaither (Author)7
All the glory belongs to JesusGloria Gaither (Author)2
Broken and spilled outGloria Gaither (Author)2
Climbing the mountainsGloria Gaither (Author)2
Come as a wisdom to childrenGloria Gaither (Author)4
Cristo, Jesucristo es un nombre sin igualGloria Gaither (Author)3
Deus enviou Jesus, seu FilhoGloria Gaither (Author)2
Dios nos envió, a su hijo CristoGloria Gaither, b. 1942 (Author)2
Dios nos envió su Hijo CristoGloria Gaither (Author)3
En la senda de esta vidaGloria Gaither (Author)2
Every eye shall see, every knee shall bowGloria Gaither (Author)4
From God's heaven to a mangerGloria Gaither (Author)2
Gentle Shepherd, come and lead usGloria Gaither (Author)10
God sent his Son, they called him JesusGloria Gaither (Author)35
Hear the cries of the shackledGloria Gaither (Author)2
Hear the voice of your servantGloria Gaither (Author)2
His name is Master, SaviorGloria Gaither (Author)3
I am loved, I am lovedGloria Gaither (Author)3
I believe in the SonGloria Gaither (Author)4
I then shall live as one who's been forgivenGloria Gaither (Author)8
I will serve Thee because I love TheeGloria Gaither (Author)6
If there ever were dreams that were lofty and nobleGloria Gaither (Author)3
I'm so glad I'm a part of the family of GodGloria Gaither (Author)8
In a world of fear and turmoilGloria Gaither (Author)2
Jesus, Jesus, Jesus! There's just something about that nameGloria Gaither (Author)18
Jesus, we just want to thank YouGloria Gaither (Author)7
Learning to live like a child of the KingGloria Gaither (Author)2
Let him who is thirsty come to clear waterGloria Gaither (Author)2
Let's just praise the Lord!Gloria Gaither (Author)6
My faith still holds on to the Christ of CalvarGloria Gaither (Author)2
O happy day, that fixed my choiceGloria Gaither (Author of st. 4)1
O Jesus, You're so at the center of thingsGloria Gaither (Author)2
O the King is coming, the King is comingGloria Gaither (Author)5
O, the Spirit of Jesus is in this placeGloria Gaither (Author)2
O we thank You for Your kindnessGloria Gaither (Author)6
Something beautiful, something goodGloria Gaither (Author)9
The market place is emptyGloria Gaither (Author (st. 1,2,3))4
There are things as we travel this earth's shifting sandsGloria Gaither (Author)6
There is strength in the name of the LordGloria Gaither (Author)9
There's a line that's been drawn through the agesGloria Gaither (Author)2
There's plenty of food at the tableGloria Gaither (Author)2
耶穌,耶穌,耶穌!(Yēsū, yēsū, yēsū!)Gloria Gaither (Author)2
There've been times when givingGloria Gaither (Author)3
Though it seems that your prayers have been in vainGloria Gaither (Author)2
Though the skies be gray above meGloria Gaither (Author)2
Twas a life filled with aimless desperationGloria Gaither (Author)2
We are so blessed by the gifts from Your hand,Gloria Gaither (Author)4
What drives the stars without making a sound?Gloria Gaither (Author)2
When I've lost my directionGloria Gaither (Author)3
When my friends and my foes turn against meG. G. (Author)2
When the glory of the Lord fill this holy templeGloria Gaither, b. 1942 (Author)3
ReadingsGloria Gaither ()8
由祂活著,我能面對明天 (Yóu tā huózhe, wǒ néng miàn duì míngtiān)Gloria Gaither (Author)2
You will notice we say "brother and sister"Gloria Gaither (Author)4
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