Writing and Singing “A Great Work” – the 2021 Youth Theme Song

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I usually write the theme songs for other people to sing, like “I Will Go and Do,” sung by David Archuleta, and “Peace in Christ,” sung by McKenna Hixson. But this year, I got to sing my own song! It was a really cool experience to be able to write and sing the theme song […]

Writing I Will Go and Do – the 2020 youth theme song sung by David Archuleta

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9 years ago I got an internship with the Church. I was asked to write the first Mutual album with a group of other interns from BYU. Since then I’ve been able to write more than a hundred songs for the Church on the EFY and Mutual (Youth) albums. It’s been a pretty crazy ride […]

Writing Peace in Christ – the 2018 Mutual Theme Song

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“When there’s no peace on earth, there is peace in Christ…” As an LDS Church employee, I get to do a lot of cool things. Elders Holland, Christofferson, and Rasband are executive directors over my department, the Priesthood and Family Department, and every once in a while I get to be in meetings with them. […]

Miracle – Video

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Check out the music video for my song, “Miracle.”

Publishing Deal… Or Not

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A publishing deal is the Holy Grail of songwriting jobs. There aren’t a lot of opportunities out there for songwriters, unless you create your own, and having a publishing deal gives you a little bit of stability. With a publishing deal, the publishing company basically pays you a small stipend in return for the exclusive […]

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