Let Your Heart Be Broken

Author: Bryan Jeffery Leech

Bryan Jeffery Leech describes himself as "half and half" having spent almost as many years in the United States as in his native England. He was born in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, but spent his childhood and teenage years in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. When he was eighteen his family moved back to Essex (to Frinton-on-sea) and here he met Christ. After a stint in the Navy, he enrolled at London Bible College (then affiliated with London University) and then came to the U.S. to study at Barrington College and North Park Seminary. In 1958 he entered the ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church and until 1975 served pastorates in Boston, Montclair, San Francisco, and Santa Barbara. During the latter two pastorates he served on his denomination's H… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let your heart be broken
Title: Let Your Heart Be Broken
Author: Bryan Jeffery Leech (1975)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Words © 1975 The Evangelical Covenant Church



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