The Author

Paxson Jeancake is the director of worship and arts at Valley Springs Presbyterian Church in Roseville, California. He is the author of The Art of Worship: Opening Our Eyes to the Beauty of the Gospel and a contributor to Speaking the Truth in Love: The Theology of John M. Frame. He is also an adjunct professor in the department of music at William Jessup University. Paxson and his wife, Allison, have a passion for leading and writing songs for the worshiping church. Their latest project, Wide Awake, is a collection of original worship songs from the West Coast. They live in Northern California with their two daughters. For more information and resources visit their website,, and find them on Facebook.

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