Commentary & Observations

Worship, Art & Business, Part 3

What is there besides worship, art or business that motivates people to sing?

The Founder Of Southern Gospel Music

If It Wasn’t James Vaughan… A few days ago, I proposed that the person who most shaped the Southern Gospel we know today came after James D. Vaughan. There are

Gaither Tent Revival Taping And Rain Fest

I just returned home from the Gaither Tent Revival taping at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, NC. I stayed for nearly four hours, and it was still going strong

Bringing Choral Preview Clubs Into The 21st Century

One issue I’ve dealt with as a music director in a mid-sized rural church is piles of printed music that tend to collect over the years. Every church with even

Keep “Forgiven Forever”

To balance out last week’s call to retire a poorly written lyric, I want to put in a plug for what I believe will be the next great worship song

A Statement Of Faith Becomes A Strategic Marketing Plan

Greater Vision, Legacy Five, the Hoppers, and the Booth Brothers are all including the song “Statement Of Faith” on their latest CDs using the same Lari Goss produced track. I

NQC 2006: Fan Awards, Part 2

1. Greater Vision wins WebsiteThis is a new award, and Greater Vision wins it. Like Steve French said when he was trying his hand at stand-up comedy, we really need

NQC 2006: Day 2

Day 2 of NQC consisted of 4 1/2 hours of showcase groups, and a full slate on the main stage. I didn’t hear every single group today. I spent some

NQC 2006: Day 1

Well, the first day of NQC is over and I’ve enjoyed another “Quartet Night.” I don’t know if I’ve ever actually done this in the past or not, but this