Book Review: Stories Behind 50 Southern Gospel Favorites

Stories Behind 50 Southern Gospel Favorites (Volume 1) by Lindsey Terry is a collection of your favorite Southern Gospel songs and why they were written.  As Terry interviews the songwriters, you will get to know the writers who are working behind the scenes creating great gospel music, and learn what inspired such lyrical treasures.  Among…

CD Review: Mark Trammell Quartet – Treasures

The release of the Mark Trammell Quartet’s new Cd, Treasures, takes us back in time to the classic songs of the Cathedrals.  This project is the “unofficial” tribute to those two men who Mark sang with in his early career, Glen and George.  These twelve songs are now standards in the genre and have been…

Book Review – The Price Of Freedom

The Price Of Freedom by Simon Ivascu and Wesley Pop is the captivating account of two young men’s escape from Communism. Simon and Wesley escaped their homeland of Romania for a chance at freedom…freedom to believe in Jesus Christ. These young men chose a very tough road to travel, one that could have very well…

4th of July Devotional: Statue of Liberty

In New York Harbor stands a lady, With a torch raised to the sky; And all who see her know she stands for Liberty for you and me. I’m so proud to be called an American, To be named with the brave and the free; I will honor our flag and our trust in God,…

4th of July Devotional: Freedom’s Never Free

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy…” Standing on a hillside, where the river meets the sea White crosses without number, line the fields of grief And each one a silent witness staring back at me And every cross a story, of another place and time Where young men thought it…

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…

Video Blog – BFA at Superman Festival

This is the video blog for the Superman Festival where I saw Brian Free and Assurance.  There is a good shot of the “superman statue” at the beginning that you won’t want to miss seeing, and the guys sang a lot of great songs like, I Believe, Long As I Got King Jesus and For…

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…