The Dramatic Work of Rich and Joyce Swingle

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Joyce and I have occasionally had restless nights during this pandemic, and we know others are having the same issue. A former student of mine sent me a link to some recorded prayers over music, and I was moved... and inspired! We have friends who are musicians!

So we recorded these prayers and pu...
04.05.20 10:45 PM - Comment(s)
This morning Joyce and I joined New York Media Initiative for breakfast with Keith and Kristyn Getty. What a joy to hear their passion for the Lord and for honoring the many biblical mandates to sing unto the Lord. Keith said it doesn't matter how well you sing, just so long as you honor the Lord'...
12.12.18 06:58 PM - Comment(s)
Due to an unfortunate recording error I got to summarize the end of a sermon on my favorite passage in the Old Testament,  Genesis 15, a passage on which I have a short 1-man play, " The Covenant Keeper."  Pastor Jim Warren preaches most of the sermon with supporting illus...
04.24.16 09:44 PM - Comment(s)
About a decade ago I taught at the Gospel Music Association's annual gathering in Nashville. While I was there Casting Crowns, who had just made a grand entrance to the recording industry with LifeSong, were featured in a concert of upcoming bands. They shared how they were still working with the yo...
01.30.15 06:40 PM - Comment(s)
Every fifth Sunday our church, Westchester Chapel, invites the children to join us for the entire service, which is designed around them. Today,  Pastor Randy Solomon preached on I Corinthians 13:7 with illustrations from II Kings, Daniel, Ezra and Nehemiah. Dramatic performanc...
09.30.12 10:49 PM - Comment(s)
This enacted prayer is for all that are suffering with illness right now.

The song, "The Lord that Heals", is posted with permission by the songwriter/performer and is available for download here.

This video is available for download free on iTunes, where you can also subscribe to our p...
08.15.11 01:47 AM - Comment(s)
The dance team at Faith Community Baptist Church danced to this amazing song when I performed Beyond the Chariots in their TOUCH Theatre and Singapore Expo services. Follow the link at (Sept 5, 2010) to see their breathtaking performance.
09.10.10 09:34 PM - Comment(s)

Tonight the Honduran Compassion staff asked for a concert! It was quite awesome to have all these talented musicians get up and bless us all. Most of the songs were either written to help them talk about Compassion or could have been. I put together an iMixicon of all the songs that are on iTunes, so yo...

02.02.05 02:27 AM - Comment(s)
Here are some things I've found inspirational over the years:

I included my own sermons here since I certainly got inspired while preparing them!

Hope you ...
01.10.05 05:49 PM - Comment(s)