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 Ga… Go to person page >
Author: Greg Nelson
Greg Nelson (born September 10, 1948) is a music producer from Nashville, Tennessee.
Overview and early career
Nelson was born in Bismarck, North Dakota. He has produced recordings for Christian and theatrical artists including Sandi Patty, Steve Green, Larnelle Harris, Twila Paris, Michael Crawford and Richard Smallwood as well as multiple artist recordings with Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, Michael W. Smith, CeCe Winans, Graham Kendrick, Jennifer Holliday, Wintley Phipps, Máire Brennan, Kathie Lee Gifford and the American Boychoir.
Nelson headed Spirit Records, a division of Sparrow Records, with artists Benny Hester and Albrecht, Roley and Moore. He went on to co-found Refuge Records in 1980 with Jack Hafer, another Sparrow e… Go to person page >
Display Title: We Are So BlessedFirst Line: We are so blessedTune Title: [We are so blessed]Author: William J. Gaither; Gloria GaitherDate: 1989Subject: Thankfulness, Thanksgiving | ; Grace | ; Jesus Christ | Love
Display Title: We are So BlessedFirst Line: We are so blessed by the gifts from Your handTune Title: SO BLESSEDAuthor: Greg Nelson; Gloria Gaither; William J. GaitherMeter: Irregular meterDate: 1997Subject: Special Times and Seasons | Thanksgiving
Display Title: We Are So BlessedFirst Line: We are so blessed by the gifts from Your handTune Title: SO BLESSEDAuthor: William J. Gaither; Gloria Gaither; Greg NelsonMeter: Irregular meterDate: 1986Subject: God | Guidance and Care; Worship |