To help us celebrate the fourth Sunday of Advent, Gracie has chosen the following hymns: Once in Royal David’s City Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus Lo! How a Rose E’er Blooming Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne and Thy Kingly Crown May there be room in your heart for Jesus this day.
Live-streaming has become a national obsession in China. Everyone seems to be doing it, young and old, stiff and limber! We’re not just talking about live-streaming formal events, but the everyday stuff of life. Live-stream yourself or others doing something interesting and you’re guaranteed to become famous! I love stumbling across video clips from these […]
Pull up your heart! On this third Sunday of Advent, Gracie is on her piano bench again, bringing to you three classic Christmas carols: Joy to the World! The Lord is Come O Come, O Come, Immanuel Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Note: email readers, please go here to see the video. May you rejoice […]
Living in Pakistan for many years and attending Anglican services there, Gracie came to love some of the British Advent hymns. Her all-time favorite, which is rarely sung in the US, is In the Bleak Midwinter. She also came to love the different tunes (we just call them “the British tunes”) of O Little Town […]
In July, Christianity Today published an article about the worship song “The Blessing” and how it has become a global phenomenon during the pandemic. Just a couple of weeks before the coronavirus pandemic shut down the US, Kari Jobe held a songwriting session with her husband, Cody Carnes, and Elevation Worship’s Steven Furtick and Chris Brown. Together, […]