June 1, 1963, Edin­burgh, Scot­land.

Stuart was the son of John Town­end, Vi­car of Sow­er­by Bridge, West York­shire.

He at­tend­ed the Un­iv­er­si­ty of Sus­sex, Brigh­ton (1981–85), earn­ing an hon­ors de­gree in Am­er­i­can Stu­dies (Lit­er­a­ture).

  1. Across the Lands
  2. All My Days I Will Sing This Song of Glad­ness
  3. Beautiful Sav­ior
  4. Communion Hymn, The
  5. Christ Be in My Wak­ing
  6. Creation Sings
  7. Father, We Have Sinned in Word, and Deed, and Thought
  8. From the Break­ing of the Dawn
  9. Hear the Call of the King­dom
  10. Holy Spir­it, Liv­ing Breath of God
  11. How Deep the Fa­ther’s Love, 1990
  12. In Christ Alone, with Keith Get­ty, 2001
  13. Jesus Is Lord
  14. Joy Has Dawned
  15. King of Love, The
  16. Lord’s My Shep­herd, I’ll Not Want, The
  17. May the Peace of God
  18. My Heart Is Filled with Thank­fu­lness
  19. My Soul Finds Rest in God Alone
  20. My Soul Will Sing
  21. O Church, Arise
  22. Power of the Cross, The
  23. See, What a Morn­ing
  24. Speak, O Lord
  25. There Is a Hope That Burns With­in My Heart
  26. To See the King of Hea­ven Fall
  27. We Have Sung Our Songs
  28. Your Ways of Love Have Won My Heart