Sterling is a Dove
Award winning songwriter, arranger, and
record producer. His songs have climbed
to the top of Christian pop, Southern Gospel,
and inspirational radio charts, recorded by
artists such as Point
of Grace, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers,
City, and Sandi
Patty. Among Robert's record producing
credits are the certified gold albums, "Point
of Grace," "The Whole Truth,"
and "24" by Point of Grace, and the
Grammy-nominated recording, "Love Will,"
by the Talleys.
His extensive body of choral compositions and
arrangements spans thirty years and can be found
in the catalogs of Word Music, Alfred Music,
Shawnee Press, and LifeWay Music.
Robert is a five-time winner of the Gospel
Music Association's Dove Award. For
five years he chaired the songwriting faculty
for the Academy of Gospel Music Arts.
In 1997, Robert served as the chairman of the
Coalition for the Protection of America's Gospel
Music Heritage, testifying
before Congress on behalf of Christian songwriters.
Robert has also served as an adjunct professor
of Music Publishing at Belmont
University in Nashville. He is currently
serving on the advisory board for Baylor University's
Center for Christian Music Studies.
Robert is the author of Jesus'
Chairs: A Guide to the Craft of Christian Songwriting.
A 1977 cum laude graduate of Baylor
University's School of Music, Robert resides
in Brentwood, Tennessee with his beautiful and
patient wife, Cindy. They have two awesome
and Aaron, who have grown up, married, and taken
the grandkids too far away from home.
Matthew lives in New York City, working as a
video and film editor. Aaron is an in-demand
studio drummer based in Los Angeles.