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A couple of weeks ago you did a concert at my church (The Bridge Church in Winnipeg) on a Sunday morning. I had enjoyed the show and the songs had really spoken to me. Afterward, my mother and I bought your CDs and just now I’ve been listening through Broomtree. 5 songs into the album, I just felt I had to tell you something: this album is incredible! You paint such vivid pictures with your lyrics and the music fits so perfectly with the emotions in the songs. I’m a huge music fan and I am constantly buying new music, but it has been a long time since I’ve listened to an album that has delivered so many consecutive songs that are both so powerful and so enjoyable. God has given you an amazing gift! May you continue to use it for His glory and to spread the Good News of salvation and freedom in Christ.
Jordan, thanks for your kind words. That was a great morning in Winnipeg. Glad you’re enjoying the record!
Love the new album songs…I am looking to use the song “We Come” at my church in Edmonton, AB where I am the music director. I have heard this song by Steve Bell and am trying to track down the music to put it with our Advent Series. Is there a place I can get the music or the guitar chords for this song??? I have email the origional writer, Steve Bell, and his music manager and have had no luck. Please let me know.
Keith, Back, in October you came to our church in Fort Macleod, AB. Broomtree has been a staple in our player since then. Your lyrics and gift from God have touched us tremendously. Ash and I are so moved by your songs. God is using you to spread his love across the nation and we wanted to encourage you in your ministry. Thank you for your commitment to following Gods will for your life. I am a police officer in Lethbridge and have been spreading your name to the Christian guys in the office. Thanks Keith.
Thanks for your kind words, Brent!
I’m currently writing/fundraising for a new album and hope to be in studio in about a month.
We’ll have a link up next week for people to preorder the new album. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter to stay up to date.
Hoping to play in your area again in the fall.
You came to my church, Grace Mennonite, in Regina a while back and I purchased your CD Broomtree at the time and have been enjoying it ever since. I play with my church’s worship band and would like to play ‘What Could I Be’ during a service, so would it be possible to get the music for it?
Glad you’re enjoying Broomtree. Do you have the new record?
I’d be honoured to have you perform “What Could I Be?”. I don’t have the music handy. Give me a few days and I’ll email it to you.
In the meantime, there are only 5 chords in the song G, C,D, Em, & Am. You might be able to figure it out on your own.
“Gave up it’s dead”…you mean gave up its dead…..want the possessive form not the contraction for it is
Good catch Mike!
Just saw at church this morning (Airdrie Alliance) and your music inspire me so much I purchased your CDs. My wife has just been diagnosed with cancer and your music was so inspiring to her she cried so many tears of happiness. Your music has touched her so closly.
God Bless you and your music.
I had a great time in Airdrie. So inspiring to see the many ways your church is trying to reach people and create community.
So sorry to hear about your wife. I’m glad my music has encouraged her. Hoping she’s able to make a full recovery.
what a great website Keith!! Very easy to draw into it… and very impressive!
I just heard your music for the first time at the Rock Pointe Bearspaw site. All I can say is Wow! What beautiful music!We just bought “Rumors of Light”. Everytime I listen to it I can feel healing in my soul. Thank-you for sharing this ministry.
Thanks Robyn. Sorry for the late reply. It was great to spend the morning with you folks.
Hey folks, I just posted a guitar lesson for the song “Flame” over on YouTube. Hope that helps!
Just the same way that Steve’s ‘ tend to the wounds of your blunders ‘ grabbed me, your song Empty Page stands out as unique from the rest of the CD. ‘Love is wild and free/it chooses where it goes/ and who can make any sense /of how it ebbs and it flows…sometimes…more trouble than it’s worth’ I see you as very versatile, part troubadour like Stephen Fearing, Corey Doak, with a voice that caresses, and then soars.I was delighted with your presence in my church, Vernon Alliance, and could have leaped with joy that you and I are such Steve Bell fans. Like Steve’s, your music is now part of the river of faith I can use. I can wash in it, dip in it and float along in it, sustained, inspired, comforted in the times between church services. If you go to my website you’ll see who I am! You’ll see me at any concerts you give here in the Okanagan.
With much respect and admiration,
Thanks for your kind words, folks. Sorry I haven’t responded more quickly.
Leila, I do remember meeting you. What a great weekend we had in Vernon. Hope to come back soon.
Judith, I don’t have sheet music for my stuff, unfortunately. Although, he might be able to pick up what I’m doing by watching some of the Youtube videos.
Wayne, I did some work in the oilfield last fall, too. Glad I was able to encourage you.
I met you at the Baptist Church this spring in Nelson. I never get tired of listening to the Broomtree album and especially Flame. I have a young friend in Germany who plays guitar and I was wondering whether you ever share the ‘chord’ music? Especially to that piece? I am glad to have had the opportunity to have met you. blessings on your continued ministry.
Hey Keith, I was up north working oilfield last winter and found your cd’s on my comp. They were such a GodSend of encouragement in a place that is void of God’s Love. Thanks
I bought Saturday about a year and a half ago when you came through Humboldt, SK, and then Broomtree a little while later, as we didn’t have enough cash on us at the time of the concert. Loved both of the albums when I bought them. Was flicking through my iTunes last week, and decided that I still love them…. and that I need to get on buying Rumours of Light There’s something timeless about your work, and as time progresses, I reflect on different nuances and lyrics. Thanks for doing what you do, it’s inspiring, thoughtful and exquisite. Blessing to you and your family in the New Year.
Thanks for your kind words, Kataryna. They were a great encouragement to me as I turned on the computer today. I think if you like the old albums you’ll really like the new one. Hoping to make my way back to Humboldt sometime in the coming year.
Thanks Keith. The song I would really like to be able to play is Release Me. I have watched the video on your site and it looks like you capo it. Would it be possible to get the chords?
We met last spring at Ken Dryden’s when you did a house concert there. I have been learning guitar and am practicing with the worship band at our church and would love to learn to play your songs. Is there a website where I can get the guitar music for your album?
Hi Quinton. I think I remember meeting you there. That was a great evening! I don’t have the music readily available, but I’d be glad to send you what you need for whatever song you’re working on.
Keith, tab your songs! I am sure guitarists like me all over western Canada are struggling to imitate your beautiful melodies. Thanks for being so real, your music has been a real joy and encouragement to me.
Thanks for your kind words, Cory. I don’t really have the gear or the know-how to do it. I’ve never really found tab all that helpful. Most of my songs are pretty simple, once you figure out the “trick”. If there’s a particular song that’s troubling you, perhaps I could post a video.
Let me know.
I love this, Keith!! So inspiring every time I hear your music.
Keep it up, dear friend!
Bless your face.
Received this from Lubbert Vander Laan.
God bless your work.
Jay just got home from your concert at the church. I wasn’t able to come since I had to put our 2 grumpy girls to bed. We just finished listening to your new cd after Jason bragged about how great your concert was. Awesome CD! We are so happy for you and your family and amazed by your ability to write and perform such great music. Good luck with your future concerts!
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