Song Explanation: Redirection

Redirection Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! – 2 Corinthians 5:17

2012 was a watershed year for Flight Metaphor, and it started with Redirection. I recorded an acoustic demo of the song in December of the previous year, but … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: Echoes

Echoes Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor his ear too dull to hear. – Isaiah 59:1

Echoes is a simple song of devotion that I wrote in one sitting on January 18th, 2013 (I only remember the date because I originally posted the demo to soundcloud … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: Every Hidden Thing

Every Hidden Thing If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. – 1 John 1:6

Back in 2013, I originally imagined the new record as a concept album called Light Songs for Heavy Souls, and I wanted … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: Draw Your Lines

Draw Your Lines “Blessed be Egypt my people, Assyria my handiwork, and Israel my inheritance.” Isaiah 19:25

The words for Draw Your Lines were written on the heels of one of the most wonderful and nerve-wracking experiences of my life. Draw Your Lines is one of the last songs I wrote for … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: The Fight

The Fight I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the … [Continue reading]