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Lenny Smith began playing guitar and writing folk songs for chapel during his 7 years of seminary in the mid-1960’s. By 1973, he had written many songs, among them “Our God Reigns.” Lenny married the lovely Marian in 1970 and they had 5 wonderful children, aka the band Danielson. Lenny started his own publishing company to administrate his songs and those from friends and relatives. Later, he started Great Comfort Records with his son Daniel to offer to the church songs of praise and worship from family and friends. Lenny continues to write songs and contribute to the dissemination of the Word of Life, put to melody. New Jerusalem Music

Bouncing Off the Floor

Bouncing Off the Floor

Lenny Smith shares the story of how he wrote the song, “Our God Reigns.” Sometimes you have to reach bottom, in order to bounce off the floor and fly up into the air. Back in 1973, I was out of work, again, and pretty depressed. I should say I was “very depressed.” My wife and […]

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