NYSTROM, Martin J. b. Seattle, Washington State, 1956. Following his graduation from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma (BME, 1979) he became an evangelist and musician in New York with the ‘Christ for the Nations’ movement, and for Hosanna! Music, Mobile, Alabama, for whom he produced five Praise-Worship albums. He has composed over 250 songs, mostly one-verse worship songs such as: ‘Times of refreshing, here in your presence’, ‘Jesus I am thirsty’ (with Don Harris), ‘I will come and bow down’. ‘O the blood of the Passover Lamb’ (with Rhona Gunter Scelsi) is an exercise in old-style evangelistic writing. He is best known for the music and verse 1 of ‘As the deer pants for the water’...
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