Author & Composer
b Napier, New Zealand 1948. Educated at Colonso High Sch, Napier; converted at 18, and studied at the Bible College of New Zealand. He has been an author/composer of Scripture songs from the 1970s, who describes himself as ‘mad on music’ from his earliest years, and as ‘a full-time songwriter who repaints houses for a living’. He travels as a worship leader with David and Dale Garrett. 3 of his Bible-based compositions were included in Let’s Praise in 1988; one of them (‘In the presence of your people’) appears in some 10 other collections, and another here as in CH (2004). No.183.