Authors & Composers

Chris Anderson has pastored since 1997. He’s the senior pastor of Killian Hill Baptist Church in Lilburn, Georgia. He has written dozens of modern hymns for the church published by ChurchWorksMedia, is the editor of the Gospel Meditations devotional series, and has recently published his first full-length book, The God Who Satisfies. He and his wife Lori have four daughters.

You can contact Chris at [email protected].

Greg Habegger is the Minister of Music at Killian Hill Baptist Church in Lilburn, Georgia. He has been in pastoral and music ministry since 1997. He especially enjoys congregational singing. He is a talented musician and a renowned composer of hymn tunes. Greg has been married to his wonderful wife, Katie, since 1995. God has given them one daughter, Anna.

You can contact Greg at [email protected].

Joe Tyrpak has served as a pastor of Tri-County Bible Church in Madison, Ohio, since 2005. He recently produced a DVD, The Life of David Brainerd: A Documentary, and a companion devotional. He is a contributing author and the layout editor of the Gospel Meditations devotional series. He and his wife, Hannah, have four children.

You can contact Joe at [email protected].

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Eric J. Alexander is a respected preacher and theologian ministering in St. Andrews, Scotland. He is on the Council of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, the author of What Is Biblical Preaching from P&R Publishing, and a contributor to several other books.

Eric’s CWM Hymns: What Manner of Love


Dustin Battles is the pastor of The King’s Chapel in West Chester (Cincinnati), OH. He studied at Bob Jones University (BA, MA, MDiv) and previously served as pastoral assistant at Grace Baptist Church (Carlisle, PA). His hymns and lyrics are published with various Christian publishers.

Dustin’s CWM Hymns: Mercy


J.D. Crowley has lived in Cambodia since 1994 doing linguistic and mission work among the indigenous minorities there. He has authored the Tampuan/Khmer/English Dictionary as well as Khmer commentaries on Matthew and Romans. J.D. has also recently co-authored the book Conscience: What It Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ with Andy Naselli.

J.D.’s CWM Works: Gospel Meditations for Missions


Dave Doran has served as the senior pastor of Inter-City Baptist Church in Allen Park, Michigan since 1989. He also has the privilege of serving as the president of Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the co-author of For the Sake of His Name.

Dave’s CWM Works: Gospel Meditations for the Church


Joey Hoelscher is a multi-talented musician and composer. He studied composition with Dan Forrest and Joan Pinkston at Bob Jones University. Prior to his graduate studies, he traveled for three years with evangelist Steve Pettit as a singer, composer, string bass player, and sound engineer. Joey is the winner of the 2012 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Commission Competition, a member of ASCAP, and a commissioned composer with a growing number of sacred choral works in the catalogs of several music publishers.

Joey’s CWM Hymns: Gloria Deo!Mercy


David Hosaflook went to Albania in 1992 on a short-term mission trip. Almost two decades later, he’s still there, helping to evangelize people and plant churches in the wake of what was the most oppressive communist regime in eastern Europe. He loves Albanian history and will soon publish The Siege of Shkodra, a work on the Ottoman/Christian struggle in Albania.

David’s CWM Works: Gospel Meditations for Missions


Molly Ijames is a composer, editor and traveling representative at SoundForth (now under Lorenz Publishing), where she has served since 2006. Molly has several choral writing awards, including the 2008 John Ness Beck Foundation Award. Her choral, instrumental, and piano works can be found through Beckenhorst PressLorenz, and Jantz Music.

Molly’s CWM Hymns: A Triune PrayerEvery Knee Shall BowSalvation’s Cup


Dr. Paul S. Jones has been Organist and Music Director at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA since 1998. There he oversees the entire music program and is Artistic Director of the Tenth Concert Series. He is the founder and president of Paul Jones Music, Inc. and is the author of Singing and Making Music: Issues in Church Music Today (P&R, 2006). With the late James Montgomery Boice he published Hymns for a Modern Reformation. He has composed or arranged more than 200 sacred works.

Paul’s CWM Hymns: Praise Our Savior, Jesus ChristWhat Manner of Love


Tim Keesee is the director of Frontline Missions International, an organization committed to advancing the Gospel in the world’s difficult places by developing sustainable platforms for work and witness. He is the executive producer of the missions documentary series Dispatches from the Front. He has authored numerous books and articles on history, politics, and missions, including Dispatches from the Front: Stories of Gospel Advance in the World’s Difficult Places.

Tim’s CWM Works: Gospel Meditations for Missions


Paul Keew is the Music Director at Colonial Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has written a number of hymns and sacred songs which he shares on He has also written music for Christian film and a musical production.

Paul’s CWM Hymns: God Supreme


James Koerts serves as the worship pastor of Mikado Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia. Having served in church nearly all of his life, James has a deep passion for the local church. He enjoys bringing people into the presence of God through his keyboard artistry and congregational worship. A published arranger, James has written extensively for choir and solo piano.

James’s CWM Hymns: Drawn Near Through Christ


Faye Lopez, a native of Missouri, teaches piano, hymn improvisation and music theory at Bob Jones University. She is a composer/arranger of sacred choral anthems and keyboard collections. Her works are published by Alfred, Beckenhorst, Lillenas, Lorenz, Majesty Music, Shawnee Press, Soundforth, The Wilds, and several other music publishers. Faye frequently serves as keyboard adjudicator and clinician, leads church keyboard seminars, and performs sacred concerts in churches. She and her husband, Steve, have been involved in church music in various capacities for over 30 years.

Faye’s CWM Hymns: Secured by Sovereign Love


Andy Naselli serves as an elder of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and teaches New Testament and Theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary. He has authored several books and served as assistant editor for the monumental NIV Zondervan Study Bible.

Andy’s CWM Works: Gospel Meditations on the Reformation


Richard Nichols’ musical background is quite diverse. He has served as music director for several churches in Florida, Ohio and in Cape Town, South Africa. He has been a professor of music at the University of Cape Town, Clearwater Christian College and Bob Jones University where he has conducted many of the choral and orchestral masterworks including Brahm’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah. As a horn player, he has performed with the Boston Brass, Dallas Symphony, Rochester Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony and was a member of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” in Arlington, Virginia. As Director of SoundForth, he produced and directed multiple choral and instrumental recordings and has overseen the production of choral, instrumental and keyboard sheet music. As a composer/arranger Richard has over 200 titles in print, and his works can be found in the catalogs of SoundForth, Lorenz, Shawnee Press, Fred Bock, and Jantz Publications.

Richard’s CWM Hymns: Call to WorshipHosanna to the King


Paul Thompson serves on the music staff of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas. A gifted musician and arranger, all of the tracks on the CD His Robes for Mine were arranged and orchestrated by Paul. Those orchestrations are available for purchase on

Paul’s CWM Works: His Robes for Mine (CD & Orchestrations)


Carl Trueman is pastor of Cornerstone Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Ambler, Pennsylvania, and professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, with expertise in Luther and the Reformation.

Carl’s CWM Works: Gospel Meditations on the Reformation