Girls and Guitars Tour – Greenwood, SC

The doors opened at six o’clock for the Girls and Guitars concert in Greenwood, South Carolina at Rice Memorial Baptist Church.  Though the sky had darkened and the temperature turned chilly, it didn’t keep folks from lining up around the building.  And it’s no exaggeration to say “lined up.”  The line ran the length of…

Gatlinburg Gathering Part 2

Fourth of July in Gatlinburg is busy.  In the daytime hours, the streets are packed with people walking up and down them – enjoying the sights and sounds of the Smoky Mountains.  Down by the Ober Gatlinburg Air Tram a group of cloggers tapped to Rocky Top…up in the Space Needle people gazed at the…

SGN Scoops June Issue

The June issue of SGN Scoops is here!  I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to announce that this issue begins a new chapter in my life that I’m so excited about, Rob Patz has invited me to become a staff writer with a monthly column!  The theme is called “Event Planner” and will…

Spoiled and Spot On

Spoiled.  That’s a good word to describe oneself after a week of walking the beach by day and hearing Gospel Singing by night.  Spoiled?…most definitely.  It’s something I won’t deny happening to me while in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for Singing in the Sun.  There’s something rejuvenating in being near God’s creation, especially in that…

God Hath Met With Us

The band played as I and a stream of other people walked from the exhibit hall to the main auditorium.  Four thousand people would be in that room for Friday night’s concert at Singing in the Sun.  Right then, the voices of those thousands were singing a medley of both old and new songs lead…

Something Different

The sun was past its zenith, the tide was out and the waves reached out to touch our feet as they sank in the sand while we walked along the shore.  To the pier and back; that’s as far as we would go.  Stretched out on beach towels and chairs were people trying to soak…

Saturday Night In Gatlinburg

Saturday night marked the end of the Gatlinburg Gathering.  Peeking out from behind the clouds, the sun finally decided to show itself for the first time that weekend, as if its presence was required to give the Abraham Productions sing a proper farewell for the year of 2013.  After a parade, four days of Southern…

A Preacher and A Prayer…

At any one of Abraham Productions’ events, like the Gatlinburg Gathering, there’s always something going on!  Once the afternoon showcase ended, we strolled down the street, had a burger at Five Guys (my first experience at that particular establishment. *wink*) and then hiked back to the convention center to see the other free showcase in…

An Afternoon With Gospel Music

  The streets of Gatlinburg were abuzz with life…heavy traffic, crowded streets, yep, it was a holiday weekend.  On the other hand, just inside the convention center fans were eagerly awaiting the afternoon matinee at the Gatlinburg Gathering.  Starting at one o’clock, artists such as Soul’d Out Quartet, the Browns, the Bowlings, Karen Peck and…