Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward, born February 15, 1958 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, is an American Christian singer-songwriter, drummer, guitarist, and a member of Second Chapter of Acts, a vocal trio of siblings and award-winning pioneer of the “Jesus Music” genre that is now called Contemporary Christian Music (CCM).

Perfect Union,” from the 1988 “Fade To White” studio album, was sung by Matthew Ward in the key of B major (B).

Since I Found You,” from the 1990 “Fortress” studio album, was sung by Matthew Ward in the key of D major (D).

Waterfall,” from the 1992 “Point Of View” studio album, was sung by Matthew Ward in the key of G major (G).

To The King,” from the 1997 “My Redeemer” studio album, was sung by Matthew Ward in the key of C major (C).

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Matthew Ward is a member of the groundbreaking group 2nd Chapter of Acts, with his sisters, Annie Ward-Herring and Nelly Ward-Greisen, as they helped define contemporary Christian music.

In 1993, Matthew Ward won a Dove Award for Inspirational Album of the Year for “Generation 2 Generation.”

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


2005: My Second 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


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
Second Chapter Of Acts
Sheila Walsh
Terry Talbot
Twila Paris
Various Artists: 1987: Voices
Various Artists: 2002: Celtic Cry
Viola Grafstrom

@ New Release Today
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Matthew Ward Celebrates 40 Years In Ministry 1
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@ YouTube
Matthew Ward @ A Conversation With Brian Mason
Matthew Ward @ Cornerstone Television Network
Matthew Ward @ Pioneer Film Group
Matthew Ward @ The Upper Room
Matthew Ward @ World Challenge

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