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Author: Tom Colvin
Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singapore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasaland (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasaland from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >
A war song gathered at Garu in the Upper Region of Ghana. Must be sung fast, preferably with rolling drum beat accompanying the people's parts. The words by Tom Colvin turn a traditional war song into a Christian victory song.
Display Title: Christ the Lord Is Risen!First Line: Christ the Lord is ris'n! Christ the Lord is ris'n!Tune Title: [Christ the Lord is ris'n]Author: Tom Colvin, b. 1925Scripture: Revelation 19:16Date: 1994
Display Title: Christ the Lord Is RisenFirst Line: Christ the Lord is ris'n!Tune Title: GARUAuthor: Tom Colvin, b. 1925Meter: 55 2 55 2Scripture: Revelation 19:16Date: 1996Subject: Christ the King | ; Death | ; Easter | ; Gathering | ; Jesus Christ | ; Majesty and Power | ; Praise | ; Sin | ; Sunday | ; Universe |
Display Title: Christ the Lord Is RisenFirst Line: Christ the Lord is risen!Tune Title: GARUAuthor: Tom ColvinMeter: 552.552Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:20-22; 1 Corinthians 15:26-28; 1 Corinthians 15:54-57; Revelation 17:14Date: 2001Subject: The Grace of Jesus Christ | Christ's Resurrection and Exaltation
Display Title: Christ the Lord Is Risen!First Line: Christ the Lord is risen!Tune Title: GARUAuthor: Tom Colvin, 1925-2000Meter: IrregularScripture: Revelation 17:14; 1 Timothy 6:15; John 1:1-2; Psalm 24:1; Revelation 19:16Date: 2003