Gospel Weekly | September 16 – 21, 2019

Happy Saturday! I’m currently on my way to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for the National Quartet Convention which starts Sunday night. It’s going to be an exciting week! Until then, here are a few announcements made in the world of Southern Gospel Music this week… – Lynn On Monday, Ed O’Neal of the Dixie Melody Boys…

New Tenor / New Adventure

If you’re an avid concert goer, then you know the feeling of passing a “welcome to [insert city name]” sign and think, “There’s a town here?” There’s nothing quite like it, eh? Well, the first weekend in September, when the Mark Trammell Quartet had their new tenor with them for the first time, I had…

Yes – Triumphant Quartet

There’s a lot to love about Yes, Triumphant Quartet’s new CD, released in the early part of 2019. Yes features eleven songs. From the eleven, eight of them were co-written by Scotty Inman and the industry’s best writers, such as: Kenna Turner West, Sue C. Smith, Lee Black, Tony Wood, Joel Lindsey and Jason Cox,…

Gospel Weekly | September 9 – 14, 2019

Good morning, everyone! Hope you have some great plans for the weekend! Before those plans take you away, you might be interested in some news from the world of Southern Gospel Music this week. Keep reading, and enjoy! – Lynn  Darren Lore of the Lore Family has been signed on as a songwriter at Crossroads…

Conspiracy In Kiev – Around The World In 80 Books #13

Setting: Kiev, Ukraine; Jungle Venezuela; Paris, France Time Period: Modern Day This novel is a tragic story of an FBI agent who was sent on a field assignment in Kiev for a presidential visit and came back forever changed… At first, Miss Alex DaLuca didn’t want to brave being back on the field, but the…

America’s Largest Hymn Sing | 2019 Edition

Water lay in puddles where the rain had left it on Monday afternoon. Though some have mixed feelings about rain and outdoor events, I was thankful for the afternoon’s downpour at Silver Dollar City’s Southern Gospel Picnic. For one, if you were in a theater, you were safe and sound from the rain and two,…

The Peacemakers – Around The World In 80 Books #12

Setting: Vietnam and US Time Period: 1970’s I had reservations about reading The Peacemakers, it wasn’t my typical genre and I wondered if the story would keep my interest. Man, was I wrong about that! I fell in love with this book from the first chapter and now I want to go back and read…

MTQ Homecoming | Golf, Lunch and Singing Saturday!

For some folks, Saturday morning dawned early. Early enough to be at the clubhouse at Silver Lakes Golf Course at 8:00 AM where the Annual Golf Tournament was getting ready to kick off. Now keep in mind, I’m not a golfer…but everyone at Homecoming Saturday night heard how Randy’s team beat Mark’s team by two…

MTQ Homecoming | Friday Night

A few weeks ago, Southern Gospel Music fans learned that tenor Blake Buffin was leaving the Mark Trammell Quartet to return to his home state of Ohio. Those attending the Mark Trammell Quartet Homecoming on July 26th – 28th in Anniston, Alabama would be the ones to see him in concert for the very last…