BLACKOUT AT BRUMLEY!

Southern Gospel Music fans travel from all over the country to attend the Brumley Sing.  What a blessing then, to have it so close to home!  Lebanon, Missouri is only a hop, skip and a jump for great Gospel Music!  A new venture that Brumley has been including in addition to their evening concerts, are…

Carpet Glue, Chicken and Cake!

Well, it’s here, the final day of the Steve Hurst School of Music!  This year seemed like the week went by really fast!  ***sad***  Since it was the 20th Anniversary, Steve decided to end classes at noon and just go into an all-out celebration the rest of the day!  Though the day was considerably shortened…

Thursday at SHS – Mountains, Music and Gold

“Whatever He gives you – take that opportunity.” – Steve Hurst Steve led the morning Chapel service with a short devotion of Psalm 133.  He pointed out that in this short chapter there are two mountains mentioned.  “As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion : for…

Substitute Teachers and Singing Homecoming Style!

The familiar tune of Mansion Over The Hilltop greeted me as I walked into Chapel on Wednesday morning.  Jeff Stice was on stage at the piano creating those beautiful chords and phrases.  (Warning: musical terms!)  Once everyone came in and was settled, we enjoyed a solo from Mary Anne, one of the vocal teachers.  She…

Tuesday At SHS – The Piano Fan Fair and Much More!

Though my mind was ready for another day, my stomach was not…it was crazy to realize that according to the time zone my body was accustomed to, I was getting up at 5:00 a.m. – eating breakfast at 6:00 a.m. – having lunch at 10:30 – and consuming dinner at 3:30 p.m. – and not…

Monday At The Steve Hurst School Of Music

“We get so busy with good things we forget to stop and say, ‘God, the One I love the most is You” – Steve Hurst On Monday I was up before my alarm clock went off!  Excited would be a good word to describe what I was feeling in spite of losing an hour’s sleep…

Steve Hurst School Of Music Kick-Off!

For those who missed my Tweet at the beginning of the week, here’s the skibbies – no, I did not go incommunicado this week! I arrived at the University to find that they did not have internet in the rooms as they did last year!  So, there went my plans for blogging daily.  *** BIG…

GIVE-A-WAY: Brian Free and Assurance…and Superman!

As you can see from the picture above, this give-a-way comes with multiple items!  Not only will you have a chance to win Brian Free and Assurance’s brand new 7 Hit’s collection, but also a 33rd Anniversary T-Shirt from the Superman Festival in Metropolis, IL (where I saw BFA sing earlier this month), one of…

Brian Free & Assurance Spotted At The Superman Festival!

In all of my years of attending concerts, I’ve seen some pretty unique places hold Gospel Sings, but the most unusual, yet exciting, has to be the Superman Festival in Metropolis, Illinois. Yep! – For four whole days the town lives and breathes everything “Superman.” Tents are raised and given names like “Metro Tent,” “Smallville…