Linda K. Williams has been an active member of the San Diego 1st Church of the Brethren since childhood and has been writing songs since 1981. Linda has wrtitten more than 100 songs, which inspire and uplift, encourage and empower, comfort and challenge. All 10 cassettes, a $68 value for $50. Lyrics sheets are included with all cassette sales. Please review the following list and contact her directly if you wish to purchase cassettes &/or wish to receive at no cost via e-mail or fax, lyrics sheets (including some in Spanish, which have not yet been recorded), additional religious lyrics, and/or lead sheets for some of her songs.
HER SONGS ARE WRITTEN FOR BOTH SECULAR & RELIGIOUS USES WITH --- • Children • Youth • Adults THEY CAN BE USED IN --- • Children's Sermons • Sunday School • Youth Meetings • Prayer time in worship SOME OF HER SONGS WHICH EXPRESS BRETHREN VALUES ARE --- "The Church of the Brethren Song" (our tagline) "I Believe in Peace" (the words of Rev. Mark Herr) "Unity, Not Uniformity" (Tune: "Blessed be the Tie that Binds") "You Can't Pour Water from an Empty Cup" (inspired by Rev. Judy Mills-Reimer) "Come, Be Healed by the Lord: The Lafiya Song" "Universal Peace Prayer" (the words from a CoB peace button) "When Jesus said, ‘Love your enemies,' I really think He Meant, ‘Don't Kill ‘Em!'"--- (Quotes: Dale Aukerman, Tom Hurst, David Radcliff, & 1934 Annual Conf. Statement) ENTHUSIASTIC WORDS ABOUT SONGS BY LINDA K. WILLIAMS "Can-Do! Kids," and "Drug-Free...That's Me!" Cassettes: Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Soul series: "I highly recommend these songs. The concepts in these songs are critical for kids to learn to have high self-esteem." "Let Go and Let God" Cassette: Linda Case, San Diego, CA 1st Church of the Brethren: "The songs gave me inspiration, motivation, and direction. They helped me focus in on God, think about what I wanted to do next, and inspired me to get up and act." Sharon Sparks, Pomona, CA Fellowship Church of the Brethren: "Linda writes her songs out of a deep commitment to God, and obedience to His call to her to be a peacemaker." "Can-Do! Kids" Cassette: Scott Ford, at age 9, Pasadena, CA: "It's good to listen to 'cause it's helped me at school by helping me control my temper. The songs help me feel good about myself. I've listened to it so often I've got the whole thing memorized." KEY TO SONGS' THEMES: A: God's Peace / Joy in our Lives / Meeting Challenges, with God's Help B: Self-Esteem / Empowerment C: Respect / Caring for Others D: Parenting / Nurturing in the Home E: Dealing with Feelings / Conflict Resolution / Peer Pressure F: Media (TV, videos, etc.) G: Juvenile Delinquency / Drugs / Gangs: Prevention & Intervention H: Non-Military Options I: Peace / Global Awareness & Caring / Pro-Social Action ONWARD & UPWARD (new 6-99) 18 songs on the following themes: A, B, C, E, H, I Sample Song Titles: You are Wrapped in Our Prayers Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God When Jesus said, "Love your enemies" (He Meant,"Don't Kill ‘Em!") Keep the Faith ("The Galatians 6:9 Rhumba") Strength for the Journey 4-track recording: $7 PEACE WITHIN 21 songs on the following themes: A, B, D, I Sample Song Titles: Lord, Help Me Keep Myself Positive Come, be Healed by the Lord ("The Lafiya Song") I Can Do All Things Through Christ who Strengthens Me I Can't Pour Water from an Empty Cup Help Me to Leave It with You, Lord 4-track recording: $7 LET GO & LET GOD 6 songs on the following themes: A, B, C, E, I Sample Song Titles: Grant Me Patience, Lord Ripples and Starfish Serenity Prayer Let Go & Let God Bless Me, Lord, I Pray Studio-recorded: $6 THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN SONG Our tagline, set to original music: $1 BE STILL, & KNOW THAT I AM GOD Meditation song, 4-track recording: $3 SONGS TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD 16 songs on the following themes: A, B, C, E, G, H, I Sample Song Titles: Fight for Humanity Pay ‘Em Back With a Blessing I Believe in Peace Unity, Not Uniformity Isn't There a Better Way? 4-track recording: $7 "CAN-DO!" KIDS 11 secular songs for children on the following themes: B, C, E Sample song titles: I've Got to Love Myself Enough Who I Am Makes a Difference It's OK to Feel I've Got to Talk to Them I'll Picture Myself Succeeding Studio-recorded: $10 DRUG-FREE...THAT'S ME! 10 secular songs for children & youth on the following themes: B, C, E, G Sample song titles: Drug-Free...That's Me! Drive Smart, Drive Sober Lemons into Lemonade You Are a Marvel Little Bits of Beauty Studio-recorded: $10 CARING & CAPABLE KIDS 9 secular songs for children on the following themes: B, C, E, I Sample song titles: Another Word for PEOPLE Ripples and Starfish If You're Angry & You Know It What Should I Do? The Children of Tomorrow Studio-recorded: $10 CARING & SHARING 18 songs for children on the following themes: B, C, D, E, F, G, I Sample song titles: Little by Little Real Life Doesn't Have a Rewind Button I'm Dealing with my Feelings I Like Myself The Golden Rule Song How Was Your Day Today? 4-track recording: $7