Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
– C.S. Lewis
An ongoing musical exploration of Indiana-based singer, songwriter, priest – Joel David Weir.
Musically, JtS ranges from minimalist/intimate acoustic to indie/shoegaze to protest folk. The song and story are the thing. Advocacy and consolation for those who are often silenced and forgotten is the goal.
John the Silent is for people who take the time to listen, who need to be heard, and who are willing to explore the mystery of the strength and salvation that comes from being with one another in community.