Music

Christmas and Rest

In 1945 Sammy Cahn and composer Jule Styne penned one of my all-time favorite Holiday tunes, “Let It Snow.” Growing up in Boston, this song meant more to me than any other tune we sung during the winter. When heavy snow fell, schools would close. All of my friends and I would stay in and […]

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Eternity In Their Hearts

    Eternity In Their Hearts:   “Everybody has their thing,” my pastor said during our staff meeting one particular Tuesday as we were going over prayer requests that had been turned in the previous Sunday. A look around the table, I knew we, the staff of our church, were each carrying our own concerns […]

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“The Gospel According to Scrooge” is a Rare Musical of a Redemptive Christmas

“The Gospel According to Scrooge” stage production returns for its second year, bringing Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to life in ministry to South Florida’s communities this December. Revelation Ministries, South Florida’s Christian performing arts organization, will present this free Christmas production at New Covenant Church on December 1, at Community of Hope on December […]

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Dialing Your Life Into Christ

You press “seek” and suddenly your car or earphones are filled with music that encourages you and words that challenge you deeper in your journey with Christ. You’ve discovered South Florida’s local Christian radio station, 107.1 Spirit FM Radio.   Connecting 24/7 Launched just two years ago, 107.1 Spirit FM Radio is an outreach ministry […]

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MercyMe LIFER Tour Hits Pompano Beach in October

MercyMe will appear with special guests Ryan Stevenson And Unspoken at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Saturday, October 28 as part of the band’s LIFER Tour. Among contemporary Christian music’s most celebrated bands, MercyMe’s relentless commitment to faith, music and the gospel reflects the project’s title – LIFER. The moment you surrender your life to Christ, […]

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Kirk Franklin to Perform at Gospel in the Son Music Fest

Multi Grammy and Platinum Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin will perform at the recently opened Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater on Saturday, October 7 starting at 7 p.m. at the Gospel in the Son Music Fest. Known for his repertoire of hit contemporary gospel songs with a fusion of R&B, hip hop and reggae, Franklin will be […]

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Should We Have Higher Standards in Musical Tastes?

  Consider the age-old question:  Should Christians have a higher standard in their musical tastes than non-believers?  Actually, it probably is not ‘age-old’ because in ancient times there was not the onslaught of different musical genres or questionable lyrics that we are faced with today. Even looking at church worship, we see in recent decades […]

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African Children’s Lives Changed Through Music

It’s amazing how a simple act of kindness could inspire a lifelong ministry that helps thousands of children. Very often we meet people in our day to day life and activities. Some lead to long term friendships, business opportunities, jobs and in Ray Barnett’s case it led to more ministry.  Ray Barnett, founder of African […]

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