In the last twenty years, Del has written and recorded numerous songs, each with a unique message that reaches and changes people. Taken from a song from Del's latest album, Livin' this life, "I'm just living this life I've been handed." And what a life Del leads. Del has more invitations than he is capable of accepting each year. Additionally, he has been nominated for numerous awards and been awarded many – his most recent being the 2007 Entertainer of the Year for the Christian Country Music Association. He has written many songs that have charted number one on the Christian Country Music Charts. Del is often invited to appear on the nationally televised Praise the Lord program called By The Way.