Ken Medema (b. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1943) is a song writer, composer, recording artist, and story-teller through music. Blind from birth, Ken began playing the piano at age five and studied classical music by reading Braille. He graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School and studied music therapy at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. As a music therapist in both Indiana and New Jersey, he began writing songs for hurting teenagers, an experience that helped to launch a career of writing songs on Christian life that has taken him to venues large and small all over North America and beyond. He responds to what he hears and sees in his heart at particular events, often improvising songs on the spot, offering compassion, h… Go to person page >
Out of the babble that surrounds us,
out of the chaos that’s within,
where can we go to find our meaning?
Is there a place we can begin?
God of the Word, now let the Word be spoken.
Word of our God, come visit us with grace.
Rise like a fragrance, like a chord of music,
filling all this holy place.