Trusting his instincts and leaning into his faith spurred this veteran artist to make the most personal album of his career with The Elements. I have to depth to offer right now. I had a few people in mind when I wrote it, but subconsciously I started focusing on my first-born son. For the first time in my life I found myself sending ships of out the harbor … up to now our family and home have been the harbor. The people I love the most are going out there facing all the pain, struggle and temptation this crazy world brings. It can be so hard to watch.
By Chris Willman. What started out as getting some of my thoughts and feelings about losing my firstborn son down on paper, ended up a song. Paramedics were called to the family home Oct. At the time, authorities said there was no suspicion of foul play or suicide. It was reported that autopsy results were expected in weeks. After 11 weeks, Nashville authorities have still not released a cause of death. Thank you for the love and support. He is going through with a four-month arena tour that begins Jan. Why would You give and then take him away Suddenly end could You not let it fade What I would give for a couple of days, a couple of days. Is it just across the Jordan Or a city in the stars Are you singing with the angels Are you happy where you are Well until this show is over And you run into my arms God has you in heaven But I have you in my heart.
The Christian singer-rapper twice spoke with the audience about his son's recent death, and performed his personal eulogy, "21 Years. By Chris Willman. TobyMac was not about to make anyone wait for him to address the elephant in the room as he started his set Saturday night at L. So he spoke about it at the top of the show, as well as when he came back to introducing his musical eulogy five songs into the set. But I want to thank you for the letters that have been sent to us, the cards, the social media posts to encourage us — but mostly, I want to say, thank you for the prayers. And I know by no means are we the only ones going through something hard. I know you guys are going through your own pain and heartache and loss.
He has charted 20 solo singles on Billboard ' s Christian Songs list. He also has a full-length Christmas album Christmas in Diverse City , which was his first holiday album. Between DC Talk and his own solo career, he has sold more than 10 million albums  and won seven Grammy Awards. The three set out on tour after they released their first album in , DC Talk.