[Kindle a flame to lighten the dark]

[Kindle a flame to lighten the dark]

Composer: John L. Bell
Published in 7 hymnals

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Title: [Kindle a flame to lighten the dark]
Composer: John L. Bell
Place Of Origin: Scotland
Incipit: 35544 24433 13445
Key: b minor or modal
Copyright: © 1987 WGRG, The Iona Communion (Glasgow, Scotland), G.I.A. Publications, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, exclusive agent.



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Ancient and Modern #839

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #415

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #932

Global Praise 3 #130

Las Voces del Camino #67

RitualSong #861

Voices United #19

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