Paul’s sacred music invites faith communities to sing with imagination, spiritual depth, and fresh energy. Drawing on diverse musical styles and traditions, as well as inclusive, expansive language from varied sources, his music has found a home in many denominational contexts. Scroll down to view some of Paul’s newest and best-selling pieces, or search for specific material by category.

NEW MUSIC:

God Calls You Good - Affirming our identity as beloved children of God, this lyrical song was written as a sermon response for the First Sunday of Lent (Year A). A recording of the piece can be found here.

Above All, Put on Love - based on a paraphrase of Colossians 3:14-16 and verses from Ephesians 4, this expressive choral anthem also quotes the plainchant melody VENI CREATOR SPIRITUS. It is also available in an SAB version

I Can Do Small Things - a rhythmic, minor-key sending song based on a quotation of Saint Teresa of Calcutta. It was written as a sending song for the Not So Churchy community in New York City. A recording of the piece can be found here.

Christ Has Broken Down the Wall - a Gospel-inspired paraphrase of Ephesians 2:14-18 written for a meeting of the Presbytery of Southern New England. It was sung as a refrain while worshippers listened and responded to Scripture. It could also be used for the Passing of the Peace. A recording of the piece can be found here. 

We Are Forgiven, Loved, and Free –  a joyful, Gospel-inspired tune that invites us to share the blessing of forgiveness and peace with others. It was written as a sung response to the Assurance of Pardon but can also be used for the Passing of the Peace, Baptism, a Benediction, or as a general song of praise. A recording of the piece can be found here.

Be Rooted in Hope – a lilting blessing song for the Passing of the Peace or dismissal, it can be taught quickly by a leader/soloist with the congregation/group echoing each phrase. A recording of the piece can be found here.

Fountain Fullness of Everlasting Love – inspired by words of the 13th century theologian Bonaventure, this song names God in the movement and flow of water, expanding upward, downward, outward, and inward. A harmonized setting for SATB choir is available and is compatible with the lead sheet. A recording of the piece can be found here.

Holy One, We Welcome You – an expansive language praise song written for Holy Ground in Long Beach, CA that serves as a Gathering Song, Introit, Call to Prayer, or as a general song of praise. A recording of the piece can be found here.

Now the Green Blade Riseth a new arrangement of the French carol NOËL NOUVELET for SATB Choir, flute, and piano. Straightforward choral writing follows the text closely and is enhanced by an evocative flute part and piano accompaniment.

To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Required – inspired by Jesus’ words in Luke 12:48, this Gospel-style anthem calls all of us, especially individuals of privilege, to put their faith to action. A recording of the piece can be found here. 

BEST-SELLERS:

All Shall Be Amen and Alleluia – a joyful setting of a prayer by St. Augustine of Hippo for SATB choir and percussion. The music combines overlapping phrases with a strong rhythmic pulse and should be approachable by many church choirs. It can be used at several times during the liturgical year, especially for Advent, Easter and/or Ordinary Time.

Glory to God, Whose Goodness Shines on Me – published in Glory to God, the new hymnal of the Presbyterian Church (USA), this uplifting, Gospel-style response can be used as an Assurance of Pardon, a song of praise, or even a Doxology. This SATB choral arrangement can be used in conjunction with the unison congregational setting in the hymnal (#582). Churches that do not own the hymnal must purchase a license to sing the piece here

Lamb of God – an expressive, Jazz-inspired setting of the Agnus Dei published in Glory to God, the new hymnal of the Presbyterian Church (USA). This SATB choral arrangement can be used in conjunction with the unison congregational setting in the hymnal (#603). Churches that do not own the hymnal must purchase a license to sing the piece here

The Serenity Prayer – written for the Lifeline recovery community in NYC, this setting of a well-known prayer attributed to Reinhold Niebuhr would work well in many contexts including 12-step and recovery-focused meetings, services of healing prayer, or even as a Prayer of Illumination. A recording of the piece can be found here.

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A rhythmic, minor-key sending song based on a quotation of Saint Teresa of Calcutta. It was written as a sending song for the Not So Churchy community in New York City. A recording of the piece can be found here.