You may have heard “Truth Be Told,” a revealing, deeply personal song from the Christian recording artist Matthew West. It’s about being authentic, something that is far too rare in politics. Ironic, isn’t it, since nothing in Congress, especially among staffers involved in negotiations, is more important than the trust that comes from being genuine.
In this video, West explains why he wrote and recorded this piece of musical confession and social criticism. If you’ve read how HillFaith came about, it perhaps won’t surprise you that I so highly recommend this song. Been there. Done that.
And if you’ve ever told somebody you were doing “great” the day after losing out on a promotion you thought you had, or suddenly realized somebody you thought was a friend wasn’t, or discovered that something you thought was long past wasn’t, then Matthew West has something to say for you: