Colin Gibson

Colin Gibson
Short Name: Colin Gibson
Full Name: Gibson, Colin, 1933-
Birth Year: 1933

Colin Gibson (b. 1933) was born in Dunedin, the south island of New Zealand. He has been writing hymn texts and hymn settings for over 20 years. His works have been published and performed in Africa, the United States, Asia and Australasia, Great Britain and Europe. He is organist and director of the Mornington Methodist Choir, Dunedin, New Zealand, a lay preacher, and retired in 1999 as Head of the Department and Donald Collie Professor of English at the University of Otago where he currently heads the Department of Theatre Studies and continues to lecture on English Literature as Emeritus Professor. He has conducted numerous hymn workshops in New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain, and has been co-editor of a number of hymn collections. His frequent collaboration with Shirley Erena Murray is represented in several Hope publications, and he has his own published collections of hymns: Singing Love (Collins) and more recently Reading the Signature (Hope, 1994 - Code #1753) and Songs for a Rainbow People (Hope, 1998 - Code #8005). Three of his hymns are included in the Hope hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001).

Texts by Colin Gibson (18)sort descendingAsInstances
Dance, O Christ, the dance of birthColin Gibson (Author)2
Fire of creation, bursting from the coreColin Gibson (Author)2
For every gentle thought and mildColin Gibson (Author)2
For the blast of CreationColin Gibson (Author)2
God is the One whom we seek togetherColin Gibson (Author)2
God's grace upon this house descendColin Gibson (Author)2
Great ring of light, true circle with no endingColin Gibson (Author)3
He Came Singing LoveColin Gibson (Author)4
Hold hands, people of faith, sister and brotherColin Gibson (Author)2
Hold him tenderly, hold him gentlyColin Gibson (Author)2
Hold thou my hands!Colin Gibson (Author)2
I am a part of the pulse of creationColin Gibson (Author)2
I sing the grace of God within youColin Gibson (Author)2
Lord of all love, all life, and deathColin Gibson (Author)2
Now, you can't stop the Spirit, it will blow where it willColin Gibson (Author)2
Sing praise and thanksgiving Let all creatures livingColin Gibson, 1933- (Adapter)2
Upholding me, enfolding meColin Gibson (Author)2
Yahweh, Yahweh, breathe the breath of GodColin Gibson (Author)2
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