Prepping For This Year’s Students

We’re getting ready to welcome our 10 Institute One Year Diploma students here at SSU this week, and it’s buzzing – so I’m not getting much of a chance to blog.

Till I report in more extensively, check out the site we’re slowly putting together over at, and I’ll post as able. I love how this community works so hard to receive our students each year. It’s a privilege to move forward with our work together.

Also, don’t forget to check out next year’s kickin’ Two Week Intensive end of April/early May. If you’re an experienced worship leader, we’re taking apps now.

Dan out.

RELEASES Jan. 24, 2023 | Brazos press

Endless Grace helps us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation. It is the awaited companion volume to Sheltering Mercy (Ps. 1-75).

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. This book contains 75 prayers drawn from Psalms 76-150, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning in the Psalms. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

This artful, poetic, and classic devotional book features compelling custom illustrations and foil-stamped hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms. Co-written with Ryan Whitaker Smith, Brazos Publishing.

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