Marty Nystrom has written over 120 songs that have been recorded on Integrity Music and Maranatha! Music recordings. His songs include, As the Deer, I Will Come and Bow Down and Times of Refreshing. He led worship on five of Integrity Music’s Hosanna! live worship albums.
Marty served for three years as Song Development Manager for Integrity Music, Inc. of Mobile, Alabama. It was his job to find new worship songs for the Hosanna Praise and Worship tapes.
Marty holds a degree in Music Education from Oral Roberts University. After teaching public school for three years, he became the director of the music department for the New York branch of Christ for the Nations.
Marty has taught on praise and worship at events all over North America as well as in the nations of Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Italy, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. He has a special heart and vision for the nations and believes that praise and worship will be a major influence in spreading the gospel worldwide.
His children’s books “Don’t Mess With Moses!” and “Zack, You’re Acting Zany!” are printed by Standard Publishing. Several of his poems have been included in issues of Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse Jr. magazine.
In February, 2014 Marty was awarded Alumnus of the Year for Distinguished Service to God by his alma mater Oral Roberts University.
He resides in Kenmore, Washington with his wife, Jeanne. They have two adult sons, Nathan and Benjamin and a grandson, Joshua.