July 22, 2018

Archives for October 2012

My Favorite “Jesus Music” Group

Larry Norman, Love Song, Paul Clark, Lamb, Honeytree, John Fischer, Second Chapter of Acts, Phil Keaggy, Maranatha! — these and other names may or may not be familiar to you. They were some of the pioneers in “Jesus Music,” later called “CCM” (contemporary Christian music), that blossomed during the early 1970’s and prepared the way for […]

Another Look at a Favorite Hymn

Ever since I was a child, one of my favorite hymns has been, “This Is My Father’s World“, by Rev. Maltbie D. Babcock. I’m sure what first caught my attention was its lovely melody, which is said to have been adapted from an English folk tune by Franklin L. Sheppard. This hymn (or poem as […]