Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward, born February 15, 1958 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, is an American singer-songwriter and vocalist of 2nd Chapter of Acts, an award-winning Christian vocal group and pioneer of the “Jesus Music” genre that is now called Contemporary Christian Music (CCM).

Here are two unpublished songs, “Holy Are You” and “Who Is Like You,” by Matthew Ward, recorded live in Zwolle, Netherlands, on August 21, 2014.

Matthew Ward performed a show, with Randy Stonehill, in Zwolle, Netherlands, recorded live by Gerda, on August 21, 2014.

Cornerstone Television Network featured Matthew Ward on its “More Than A Song” television special on October 04, 2016.

For the official website, see Matthew Ward.


Matthew Ward was a member the ground-breaking group 2nd Chapter of Acts, with his sisters, Annie Ward-Herring and Nelly Ward-Greisen, as they defined contemporary Christian music.

In 1999, Matthew Ward was inducted by the Gospel Music Association (GMA) into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

2005: My 2nd Chapter

1979: Toward Eternity
1986: Armed And Dangerous
1988: Fade To White
1990: Fortress
1992: The Matthew Ward Collection
1992: Point Of View
1997: My Redeemer
1999: Vintage Collection
2000: Even Now
2001: O Holy Night
2006: Christmas With Matthew Ward
2011: Easter Song


2nd Chapter of Acts
Andre Crouch
Annie Herring
Bernie Krause
Bill & Gloria Gaither
Dallas Holm
Dennis Jernigan
Donna Summer
Israel Houghton
Jamie Owens
John Talbot
Jordin Sparks
Keith Green
LeAnn Rimes
Margaret Becker
Michael & Stormie Omartian
Michael Card
Neal Morse
Pat Boone
Paul Baloche
Phil Keaggy
Praise Band: 1999: In That Day
Promise Keepers
Ricky Skaggs
Ron Kenoly
Sandi Patty
Sheila Walsh
Terry Talbot
Twila Paris
Various Artists: 1987: Voices
Viola Grafstrom

@ New Release Today
Matthew Ward Celebrates 40 Years In Ministry

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