Contemporary Christian singer who won the Gospel Music Award for Best Songwriter and also the Best Song for "My Savior, My God" in 2007.
His earliest performances happened at coffee shops and churches while he was learning music theory in college.
In his best known song, "My Savior, My God," he addresses the human longing for connection to something bigger than the individual.
He had three sons, Daniel, Nicky and Michael, with his wife Sarah.
Britt Nicole is another well-known Christian pop singer, with songs like "All this Time" and "Set the World On Fire."