Free Song Download from Andrew Peterson's New Album

At the beginning of the month we announced that Andrew Peterson will be in concert at Bethlehem Baptist Church on Thursday night, September 27 (tickets here). Peterson's new album, Light for the Lost Boy, releases on August 28.

In light of the upcoming album release we have been given permission to offer track 3, "Rest Easy," to our blog readers. You can download it here, or listen here:

Peterson says, "This song is an exhortation to myself to anyone else out there who might be struggling to believe that God can both know them completely and love them completely." For more on the background of this song, see this video:

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Tony Reinke is a staff writer for Desiring God and the author of three books: Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books (2011), Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ (2015), and The Joy Project: A True Story of Inescapable Happiness (2015). He hosts the popular Ask Pastor John podcast, and lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their three children. He also blogs at