Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth

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Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth
Mullins Winds of Heaven Stuff of Earth.jpg
Studio album by Rich Mullins
Released 1988 (US)
Recorded 1988
Genre Contemporary Christian Music
Length 36:35
Label Reunion
Producer Reed Arvin
Rich Mullins chronology
Pictures in the Sky
(1987)Pictures in the Sky1987
Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth
(1989)
Never Picture Perfect
(1989)Never Picture Perfect1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth is the third album by American singer/songwriter Rich Mullins, released in 1988. The album received 31st place in the book CCM Presents: The 100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music (2001).

"Awesome God" became a very popular contemporary worship song, and received 1st place in the book CCM Presents: 100 Greatest Songs in Christian Music (2006).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Other Side of the World" (Rich Mullins) – 2:45
  2. "With the Wonder" (Rich Mullins) – 4:32
  3. "Awesome God" (Rich Mullins) – 3:05
    • Appeared on compilation Songs 1996
  4. "If I Stand" (Rich Mullins and Steve Cudworth) – 3:46
    • Appeared on compilation Songs 1996
  5. "Home" (Rich Mullins) – 4:05
    • Appeared on compilation Songs 2 1999
  6. "Such a Thing as Glory" (Rich Mullins) – 2:44
  7. "...and I Love You" (Rich Mullins) – 3:55
  8. "Ready for the Storm" (Dougie MacLean) – 3:42
    • Appeared on compilation Songs 2 1999
  9. "One True Love" (Rich Mullins and Steve Cudworth) – 4:08
  10. "How Can I Keep Myself from Singing" (Rich Mullins) – 3:53

Charts[edit]

Radio singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1988 "Awesome God" U.S. Christian 1
1989 "The Other Side of the World" U.S. Christian 13
1989 "If I Stand" U.S. Christian 8
1989 "Such a Thing as Glory" U.S. Christian 9

Personnel[edit]

  • Rich Mullins: lead and background vocals
  • Reed Arvin: keyboards, Synclavier
  • Fred Carpenter: fiddle
  • Keith Edwards: drums
  • Jon Goin: guitar
  • Gary Lunn: bass guitar
  • Jerry McPherson: guitar
  • Craig Nelson: bass guitar
  • Rafael Padilla: percussion
  • Michael W. Smith: acoustic piano
  • Background vocals by Alan Arnett, Janis Ellen Broughton, Heidi Brown, Susan Coker, Scott Coupland, Lyn Curley, Jennifer Farrar, Allison Gordley, Pam Mark Hall, Christopher Harris, Paul Harris, Mark Heimermann, Kim Hill, Bonnie Keen, Wayne Kirkpatrick, Bryan Lenox, Lori Lee Loving, David McCracken, Marita Meinerts, Carmen Minard, Pam Ourada, Cynthia Ratliff, Mark Ratliff, Chris Rodriguez, Billy Simon, Billy Sprague and Melodie Tunney

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Reed Arvin.
  • Executive Producers: Terry Hemmings and Jeff Moseley.
  • Mastered by Hank Williams, Jr.
  • Mixed by Brent King, and Jeff Balding.
  • Arranged by Reed Arvin.
  • Photography by Glenn Hall
  • Design by Buddy Jackson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allender, Mark. W. B.. Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth at AllMusic