July 9, 2013

Concert Promo Video

Why do a concert at your church? Hear what others have said. Please send me an email if you're interested!

New Song, Upcoming Concerts, Etc.

YGGTstudioHow's your summer going? I hope well. I'm enjoying the heat and humidity of Nashville, thanks to a nearby pool! I'm also enjoying reading some good books, evening runs, and watching baseball on TV or at the Nashville Sounds AAA team games.

First off, thank you so much for all your love and encouragement. It means the world to me that we've connected through a concert, a song, or perhaps even a movie or TV show. What a great thing to know that we're not alone on this journey. And that by coming together we can give each other fresh doses of HOPE to make it through another day. I'm grateful.

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July 2, 2013

Brand New Song - Lyric Video

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June 26, 2013

Smeby's WANNABE Book Signs With Literary Agent

Buckysigncrop2I'm so happy to be able to announce that literary agent Bucky Rosenbaum of Rosenbaum & Associates Literary Agency has signed on to represent my newest book project—WANNABE: How To Make It Big In Nashville (From Someone Who Hasn't Yet). This is not only great news, but a fantastic dose of encouragement to me, and while it doesn't guarantee anything, it's a giant step in the right direction.

And I tell you what, Bucky is awesome. From the first time we met four and a half years ago, I knew I wanted to be friends with this guy. He has tremendous experience with books, in particular, a small book he worked on called "The Purpose Driven Life." Remember that one? He knows his stuff, and has already been a great coach and mentor to me as a writer. I'm so thankful.

June 24, 2013

What is Pilgrim Man? Sharing Hope

I'm thankful that certain songs "came my way" over the past 20 years. Meaning, it's difficult to take complete credit for creating something, because it is such a spiritual experience that God must certainly be involved somehow. Sometimes my job is to simply be a transmitter...receive the signal, and then transmit the message. Does that make sense? It's all very mysterious to me.

The song of mine that seems to have had the biggest connection with people is "Pilgrim Man." Have you heard it? Watch the music video we did for the tune just above.

So where did this song come from? Listen...
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