Songs for Times Like These

By Dr. Jay Platte g69 Published: Mar 23, 2020

Songs for Times Like These

Songs of Encouragement from the FW Alumni Center

Special contribution from Dr. Ken Mays g60

This collection was originally made for his wife, to bring her comfort and solace. He has requested that the selections be share with all of you during these special times. We thank Dr. Mays for this special gift.

(taken from recordings of performing groups from the campus in years past) 

There is a Balm in Gilead 1937 FWBI Men’s Ensemble directed by C. A. Gerber

I Will Pilot Thee from Chapel Echos-Radio Ensemble with Marceil Sumney, soloist

To God Be The Glory 1957-1960 Crusaders Quartet

Redeemed 1957-1960 Crusaders Quartet

This World Is Not My Home 1957-1960 Crusaders Quartet 

Victory is Jesus 1957-1960 Crusaders Quartet

Day by Day Dick Lovestrand and Jackie Weber, duet at SMF

Be Not Afraid 1964 Chorale directed by John Bectelheimer 

I've A Home Beyond the River 1965 Messengers Quartet

The Lord’s My Shepherd 1964 Ambassadors

Count Your Blessings Phil Logan, trumpet

Abiding Love Duet with David Biberstein and Jay Platte

Like A River Glorious Ambassador Quartet. 1964-66

My Jesus I Love Thee  Ambassador Quartet. 1964-66 

Wait on the Lord 1966 Singing Collegians, Phil Logan, trumpet

God So Loved The World 1966-68 Ambassadors

Let Me Burn Out For Thee  Keith Sholl probably at SMF

Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise 1968 FWBC Chorale home concert directed by Jay Platte

O Love That Will Not Let Me Go 1968 FWBC Chorale home concert directed by Jay Platte 

I Will Sing Of My Redeemer 1968 FWBC Chorale home concert directed by Jay Platte

Submission Dr. Tim and Eleanor Warner, accompanied by Ira Gerig

It Is 1969 Singing Collegians-Susi Laymon, soloist w Jerry Noble, guitar

Peace, Peace, Wonderful Peace 1969 Singing Collegians

No Greater Love 1970 Singing Collegians, Judy Seawell, piano

Something Beautiful Benediction Summer, 1975

I Sing The Greatness of Our God 1977 Chorale, directed by Jay Platte, organ-Shirley Platte

And This is Love 1977 Chorale, directed by Jay Platte

My Eternal King 1977 Chorale, directed by Jay Platte, organ-Shirley Platte 

Hallelujah (Handel) 1967 Choral Union, orchestra and soloists, directed by Jay Platte

When We All Get To Heaven Singing Collegians 1970

If We Ever Needed the Lord Before Singing Collegians 1972

Benediction: And Now May The God of Peace 1982 Chorale (final selection from "God Has Always Had A People"

Every Tongue Will Confess  1984-85 Common Bond

We Shall Behold Him 1984-85 Common Bond, alto sax by Ted Wilson

No Other Plea  1988 Sounds Together, Jerry Rediger, soloist

Peace Medley  Ken Mays from his Tribute album

Many more selections from most of these groups can be heard by typing in the name of the group in the Archive Search box.

Many more to be added as suggestions are made.