Category: Religious

  • Songs of Joy at Mountain Bible Church – August 12, 2022

    Many of the songs performed in this concert were inspired by the letter of St. Paul to the Ephesians. Set list: 1. I Will Trust, by Kawika Haglund 2. For He Himself Is Our Peace, by Mark Adams 3. Rooted and Grounded, by Mark Adams 4. Unweary Me, by Kawika Haglund 5. Awake, O Sleeper,…

  • Mountain Bible Church – February 20, 2022

    1. One God and Father of All – chord sheet © 2022, Mark R. Adams. All rights reserved.

  • Lord, Let Me Know What Is My End

    I wrote and recorded this song in Niamey, Niger, back in 2012. It is based on Psalm 39. Lyrics: Lord, let me know What is my end That I might see That life is short A strong wind blows From east to west So go men’s souls Drifting away I need your hand I need…

  • “The Old Year Now Away Has Fled”

    Set to the tune of Greensleeves, “The Old Year Now Away Is Fled” dates to as early as 1642. It was a common practice, then, to set new lyrics to familiar melodies, and Greensleeves, which dates to the 1500s, was a popular melody. The version I present retains the chord structure of the tune, but…

  • I performed an original song, inspired by the story of the prodigal son, after a sermon I preached on June 21, 2015. My text was Luke 15:1-32. 1. Highways Heading Home The sermon and song were recorded, but the mix is fairly raw. © 2015 – 2021, Mark R. Adams. All rights reserved.

  • Cafe Worship at Foothill Baptist – October 7, 2012

    1. Credo, by Edwin Arlington Robinson 2. Lord, Let Me Know My End 3. Holy One (Lamb of God) © 2012 – 2021, Mark R. Adams. All rights reserved.

  • Mountain Bible Church – August 7, 2011

    Today, I preached on the inscription above Psalms 57-59 and 75, which reads “Set to the tune of Do Not Destroy.” That tune is lost to us, but I did compose a song on that theme that I performed after the sermon. 1. Do Not Destroy © 2011 – 2021, Mark R. Adams. All rights…

  • Easter Sunrise Service – April 15, 2001

    This may have been the first shared service of Mountain Bible Church and Christ Child Catholic Church, a tradition that continued until the days of Covid. I sang Johnny Cash’s Redemption. At the time, I did not play guitar, so Don Strand accompanied me. Later, I would learn the song on guitar. In 2012, I…