Watching Them Grow

It’s been incredible to watch my little girls graduate from diapers, baby food and cribs to bunkbeds, backpacks and homework. I know everyone says this, but it happened so fast! One day they were learning how to walk, and now they’re …

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David Heller
Exchanging Fear For Curiosity

When I was in college, I went a missions trip with a small group of students. We had several get-to-know-you meetings before we embarked on our journey and I had an easy time getting along with everyone in the group. Everyone except for one person who drove me absolutely insane. We’ll call him ...

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David Heller
A Peek Behind The Curtain

I’ve been processing a lot about you and me, and how this whole music thing works. If you have five minutes and are willing to read some ramblings, I’d love to share my heart with you. Here goes…

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David Heller
She Was Just Like Me

When my daughter, Lucy, was two years old she decided to see what would happen if she put her finger in the hinge of the refrigerator door as it shut. I remember the sound of her sobbing as she cradled her poor, tiny little finger like it was a wounded butterfly. Before I assessed the damage, I scooped her up and told her that I loved her and everything was ...

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Two Reasons I Still Have Hope

I’m in love with Autumn. It’s like hitting the restart button on my little corner of the world. It’s a visual reminder that summers full of energy, activity and adventure cannot and should not last forever. There comes a time to slow down and rest.

There is undeniable beauty in the color of dying leaves, but beauty is not so easily found in the death of all things. I think of my friend ...

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The Cost of Making a Great Record

As you may or may not have seen, this past Friday (11/11/16) was the fruition of months of hard work on my new Christmas album, UNTO US (my 10th full-length record of my nearly 13-year career as a full-time musician). I have an incredible network of fans who are willing to support my music, and over 2,000 Kickstarter backers helped fund the making of UNTO US this summer ...

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Dreams, Radio, and Reality.

Do you know that scene in the movie "That Thing You Do?" The one in which the small-town band hears their song on the radio for the first time and completely freaks out? That's how my husband, Dave,  and I felt on Halloween, 2009, when we turned on our car stereo in Phoenix and heard my very own voice singing, "I have unanswered prayers…

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