When The Lights Go Out

If it’s January and you just spent two days in a car driving to Florida, you might be going on a cruise. And if you’re going on a Gospel Music Cruise, you will definitely find a concert to attend on the way down! That was the case for my crew on Friday, when we stopped…

Beyond Amazing Tour DVD Taping

Millions of people were probably already in Times Square on New Years Eve when my car wound its way into the parking lot of Beulah Baptist Church. Ringing in the New Year with a Gospel concert has always been a tradition for me, when possible, and I couldn’t of been happier when the winding roads…

The 12 Actors of Christmas

Saturday morning at Smoky Mountain Christmas began with another morning devotional from, Billy Huddleston. At 9:30 AM everyone was in their seats as Billy opened the morning in prayer. Saturday morning he wrapped up the thought from Habakkuk by briefly explaining how Jesus’ birth fulfilled the past promise, present promise and one day, the future…

Elvis and A Dancing Hall of Famer

Friday morning, I was up bright and early for the morning Bible Study at Smoky Mountain Christmas. The devotion was led by Billy Huddleston and started at 9:30 AM. After opening in prayer, Billy asked when was the last time you read or heard a sermon preached from the book of Habakkuk. “That’s right!” said…

Pajamas, Games and Gospel Music

This time of year, Christmas concerts abound. If you prefer a Gospel Music Christmas concert, you might have to seek out one of the popular tours, but if you want a whole weekend of Christmas and Gospel Music, then you would be in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for a Smoky Mountain Christmas. This event, in its…

Tribute Quartet in Willow Springs, Missouri

Last week, I had the opportunity to see Tribute Quartet at the First General Baptist Church in Willow Springs, Missouri on Friday night.  I don’t know about you, but a Gospel concert is always a good way to start a weekend, and luckily, I didn’t have to go far to find one. The evening kicked…

Mark Trammell Quartet in Hazelwood, MO

Last Saturday, I was grateful for a sunny drive on my way to a concert in the St. Louis area.  A few trees were even turning yellow and red along the highway; so peaceful compared to our last concert in St. Louis. (During the summer, we went to a concert and all ended up hiding…

NQC 2018 | Tuesday

From the first time I saw his name appear on the NQC schedule, I couldn’t wait until the Tuesday morning Chapel Service.  So, when my alarm went off that morning, I didn’t hesitate to get up, enjoy a cup of tea on the cabin’s back porch and get ready for the day. A few hours…

NQC 2018 | Monday

Going to Pigeon Forge for the National Quartet Convention (NQC) is like going home for me.  After ten years of attending, it’s still one of my favorite times of the year and I always look forward to seeing what special showcases and programs the NQC will come up with for the week. This year, Monday…

Memorial Day Weekend – Saturday Night at the Tent

Memorial Day Weekend came to a close at Indian Creek Baptist Church with three great artists on Saturday night – Gold City, Tim Lovelace and Triumphant Quartet.  Once again, we were blessed by hearing from one of the campers as the evening began. He opened the evening with the Pledge of Allegiance. After a few…