Musician/Composer

Rick Elias

Rick Elias

January 7, 1955 – April 2, 2019
Singer, Songwriter and founding member of Rich Mullins' A Ragamuffin Band
From San Diego, California
Served in Los Angeles and Nashville
Affiliation: Protestant
"He was a man of no reputation, and by the wise, considered a fool. When He spoke about faith and forgiveness, in a time when the strongest arms ruled. But this man of no reputation, loved the weak with relentless affection"

Fanny Crosby

Fanny Crosby

March 24, 1820 - February 12, 1915
Writer of more than 8,000 hymns
From Brewster, New York
Served in Brooklyn, New York
Affiliation: Baptist
"All the way my Savior leads me, Cheers each winding path I tread; Gives me grace for every trial, Feeds me with the living Bread. Though my weary steps may falter, And my soul athirst may be, Gushing from the Rock before me, Lo! A spring of joy I see..."

Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen

1098 - September 17, 1179
German Writer, Composer, Philosopher, and Mystic
From Germany
Served in Germany
Affiliation: Catholic
"May the Holy Spirit enkindle you with the fire of His Love so that you may persevere, unfailingly, in the love of His service. Thus you may merit to become, at last, a living stone in the celestial Jerusalem."