Posts Tagged "Andrew Peterson"

Family Man

In honor of Father’s Day, here is a song I heard for the first time this afternoon.  The song is Andrew Peterson and is called “Family Man.”  I can’t think of a more fitting tribute for Father’s Day:

Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads out there, and Happy Father’s Day to my Dad – one of the greatest men I have ever known.  After the death of my mother when I was six, he raised four boys by himself in a day when Dad’s just didn’t do that sort of thing.  As a father of four myself now, I know how tired I get, and I have a wife to share parenting responsibilities with.  I cannot imagine how he did, and the older I get, the more I respect what he did.  I love you Dad!

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The Ballad of Matthew’s Begats

Over at Russell Moore’s blog this past weekend, he posted an article entitled Andrew Peterson’s “The Good Confession.” The article is about the impact that the song had on Dr. Moore while he was on vacation.  I am always interested in finding new artists, so I opened Itunes and looked him up.  I enjoy his music and downloaded several of his CDs, but there was one song from his Christmas CD that really struck me a fun, so I thought I would share it with you.

The name of the song is The Ballad of Matthew’s Begats.  The song cleverly recounts the genealogy of Christ from the gospel of Matthew.  Here are the lyrics:

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