Pat Barrett “Good Good Father” interview with Leif Hetland

Leif Hetland_PatBarrettWhen I first talked about “Good Good Father” by Housefires in February of 2015, it was a little known song, yet my post got over 750 hits in one day! Since then, over 9,000 people have viewed my two posts about this song. Of course, Chris Tomlin has since brought the song into the international spotlight.

But the reason for the phenomenal response to this song is not just because of the exposure or even that it’s a well-written song (although it is a well-written song!). I believe it’s because the message Pat Barrett and Tony Brown have brought through this song resonates so deeply in the hearts of God’s people. And it resonates so deeply because Papa God Himself is behind it! He is revealing Himself in a fresh way in this hour and is transforming people’s lives with His love all around the world. He wants His children to know Him as He really is…a good, good Father. He wants us to know who we are…loved by Him. (And this is why “Good Good Father” is an appropriate anthem for this blog!)

So, as we continue our special 40-day fast from fear, going deeper into His perfect love, this is another great video interview with Pat Barrett to remind us again of the Father’s love for us. This time it’s with my favorite Norwegian, Leif Hetland (Global Mission Awareness). Like the song, this interview is powerful. Get ready to be impacted as Pat Barrett describes how our good, good Father impacted him to write this song.

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About Mel Wild

God's favorite (and so are you), a son and a father, happily married to the same beautiful woman for 37 years. We have three incredible adult children. My passion is pursuing the Father's heart in Christ and giving it away to others. My favorite pastime is being iconoclastic and trailblazing the depths of God's grace. I'm also senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Wisconsin.
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4 Responses to Pat Barrett “Good Good Father” interview with Leif Hetland

  1. Randhir Jesudoss says:

    Hi Pat and Tony the song is a reflection of heaven on earth ,thank you .we are medical doctors settled in iowa but originally from India
    2 yrs back the word Undeniable love just hit our hearts .our son who was 8yrs had told me God called him to be a missionary and His mission would b Undeniable Love .when i saw that in you lyrics
    “LOVE SO UNDENIABLE I CAN HARDLY ”
    I Was really blown .
    We d love to know what was in you mind when you wrote that line ” would love to hear

    Thank you
    In His Undeniable love
    Randhir & Rekha

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