Dianne Wilkinson – The Life And Times Of A Gospel Songwriter

The Life And Times Of A Gospel Songwriter by Dianne Wilkinson and Daniel Mount is an autobiographical work of one of Southern Gospel’s greatest writers – Dianne Wilkinson. Dianne has always been my favorite songwriter, so maybe I’m a little biased, but I think all would agree that without her pen, this music we so…

Greater Vision – There Is A River

“There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most high.”   ~ Psalm 46:4 Every living organism in this world, whether it be man or animal, depends on water for its  existence.  We can’t get around it…we need water to live. …

CD Review: Love Won – The Talleys

Love Won isn’t just a song or a CD…it’s a reality for every Christian.  With the Talley’s release of this recording early last year (2012) fans could not only enjoy new music, but build their faith with the encouraging lyrics in these songs.  Love Won is also the first Talley recording debuting vocalist Brian Alvey…

January Jottings

Happy New Year!  I have no idea if you are a “planner” or not, but I am!  And with a new year before us, well, there will be a lot of planning going on!  *wink*  So sit back, pour yourself a beverage, and let me tell you about some of the new things that I…

GIVE-A-WAY – Our Anthem!

It’s the first Friday in January!  Anyone want to take a guess as to what we’re giving away this month?  If you said, “Tribute Quartet’s Our Anthem CD.”  You’re right!  This new recording from Tribute was released last Fall and is full of ballads and tunes that are sure to become some of your favorites! …

Featured and Favorite Highlights of 2012

It was Saturday, the 22nd of December 2012 when I checked my mail box and pulled out the January 2013 issue of the Singing News Magazine.  Wow…another year really has come to an end, hasn’t it?  Well, it has!  So, as we launch into another year, I want to pause for a moment and review…

“When You Hear The Music…”

  “You gotta’ be up and fresh the whole time!” exclaimed Gerald Wolfe, describing to the audience in the Mansion Theater how they should respond when the Jubilee 3 taping began.  Taking a moment to gently reprimand the crowd, he pointed out that towards the end of “A Christmas Jubilee,” he was starting to lose…

Christ in the Nativity: Part 4 – The Shepherd

  A lamb bayed in the distance.  In the dewy grass, shepherds dozed off around the crackling fire on a still, silent night while keeping the sheep.  All except one, someone had to keep a watchful eye out for wild animals that roamed the hills at night while the others slept.  He had been sitting…

Elvis, a Sax, the Snow Maker and a Hungry Wig!

The Jubilee tours have brought three of Southern Gospel Music’s most popular groups together for a series of concerts that can’t be topped by anything else in the genre.  Over the last couple of years, Greater Vision, Legacy Five and the Booth Brothers have traveled together, shared the stage and released three unforgettable CD’s.  So,…