Scripture verse: Matthew 1:21
Away in a Manger was published in the late nineteenth century. Various musicians and composers have altered words and music at various times throughout its history. The two most-common musical settings are by William J. Kirkpatrick and James R. Murray.
Casting Crowns is a Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, the band's lead vocalist. New members have been added through the years via youth pastoring in different churches.