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Author: Tom Colvin
Thomas Stevenson Colvin (Tom), Church of Scotland missionary in Malawi and Ghana, was born in Glasgow on 16 April 1925. He attended the Royal Technical College, Glasgow (now Strathclyde University) where he was chairman of the Student Christian Movement and from where he graduated B.Sc. in 1945. After a period with the Royal Engineers in Burma and Singapore, Colvin returned to Scotland in 1948 to become student assistant minister at Fallin Parish Church in Stirling. Later in the same year he began a three year course in divinity at Trinity College, Glasgow, was again an active member of student bodies, and held the post of president of the SCM. He spent a year after leaving Glasgow as the Travelling Secretary of the SCM, then between 1952 a… 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: 2008