Category Archives: Inspirational

Urban Gospel Pioneers

Urban Gospel Pioneers

The Church of God in Christ has maintained a distant yet influential relationship with secular music, and the same thing can be said about the Rance Allen Group, the legendary gospel band whose spiritual home is in that church. The denomination’s “in the world but not of the world” teaching means that listening to secularContinue Reading

CHOIRS!!!

CHOIRS!!!

I love the sound & ministry of church choirs.The way that they share the word and their love of God is uplifting, soothing, & comforting all at the same time. Two of my favorite choirs were The Utterbach Concert Ensemble and Rev. Clay Evans.Periodically I’ll be posting some of your & my favorite choirs. YouContinue Reading

Lincoln Brewster-Christian Rocker

Lincoln Brewster-Christian Rocker

Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1971, guitarist/singer/songwriter Lincoln Brewster was playing drums, guitar, and mandolin by the age of seven. By 12 he was fronting his own band, Lincoln & the Missing Links, with his mother Cheryl on bass and vocals.( read more )  

Rockin for Christ!!

Rockin for Christ!!

Led by singer/songwriter Jason Wade, Lifehouse emerged in the early 2000s with a commercial blend of pop/rock melody and throaty, post-grunge vocals. Wade, who originally tagged the band Blyss upon its inception in 1996, was raised by missionary parents in a variety of locales. He eventually settled in Los Angeles with his mother and tookContinue Reading

Christian Rock!!

Christian Rock!!

    Active since the mid-90s, this Texas-based US Christian rock band has been led from the outset by David Crowder (vocals, guitar, piano). The origins of the band lie in the musicians Crowder gathered around him to perform live at worship sessions he led at the University Baptist Church, which he had formed whileContinue Reading

Master Muscian For Christ

Master Muscian For Christ

Having been influenced by a wide range of artists and musical styles, Phil Keaggy continues to grow and develop after nearly thirty years of musical performance. Keaggy began his career by playing guitar in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio, and he developed much of his musical style while performing in the seventies and eighties withContinue Reading

Up & Coming Gospel Star

Up & Coming Gospel Star

You haven’t heard of Danetra Moore? Well you will. She is a star in the making. Over the past decade she has shared the stage with soul and Gospel artists ranging from Angie Stone to Marvin Sapp to CeCe Winans to Ne-Yo to Ledisi, growing as an artist and becoming better known at every step.Continue Reading