Christ Has Risen

Author: John L. Bell

John Bell (b. 1949) was born in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire, intending to be a music teacher when he felt the call to the ministry. But in frustration with his classes, he did volunteer work in a deprived neighborhood in London for a time and also served for two years as an associate pastor at the English Reformed Church in Amsterdam. After graduating he worked for five years as a youth pastor for the Church of Scotland, serving a large region that included about 500 churches. He then took a similar position with the Iona Community, and with his colleague Graham Maule, began to broaden the youth ministry to focus on renewal of the church’s worship. His approach soon turned to composing songs within the identifiable traditi… Go to person page >

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #430

Gather (3rd ed.) #530

Gather Comprehensive #451

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #465

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Glory to God #231

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #430

Sing the Faith #2115

Singing the Faith #296

The Faith We Sing #2115

Worship (4th ed.) #505

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