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, […]
This Sunday morning Gracie helps us transition from a weekend of Thanksgiving to a season of Advent with the following hymns: Come, Ye Thankful People, ComeGive ThanksThou Didst Leave Thy Throne Email readers, please go here: I don’t know about you, but that third song is one of my absolute favorite Advent hymns.
I and my family have made our annual trek to the North Shore of Lake Superior for Thanksgiving weekend. This is year #10. We set up residence for 4 days in a condo at the beautiful Lutsen Resort, only 5o miles from the Canadian border. It also happens to be site of my niece’s wedding, […]
As her way of wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving, Gracie selected the following hymns: Now Thank We All Our GodWe Gather TogetherThanks to God for My Redeemer Email readers, please go here to see the video. Happy Thanksgiving! Next week she will transition into Advent hymns. Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash
Note: this post was originally published at www.chinasource.org I had the privilege of living in Beijing for almost 15 years. On its face, there’s not that much about the city to like. It’s too big. It’s too loud. It’s to square and boxy (I can think of only 1 or 2 roads that don’t run […]