Rev. Stephen Starke, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Bay City, Michigan, and author of numerous hymns you can find in the Lutheran Service Book,, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about how he first started writing hymns, how he succinctly fits Law and Gospel into his texts, and some of the new hymns he’s written that are contained in Marvel at the Mercy, a compilation of 91 new hymns. Find this book at cph.org/starke.
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