This is a popular saying these days, mostly because Nashville has exploded in growth over the last decade or so. Let’s just say my commute time from Franklin to the LifeWay headquarters has almost doubled in time since I moved here. I can understand why — Nashville is an amazing city and has lots of […]
NEWS RELEASE 18 September, 2017 Keith & Kristyn Getty were this week honored at the Houses of Parliament in London, England to mark Keith’s OBE award in June by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The evening, hosted at St Mary’s Undercroft set beneath the Palace of Westminster celebrated the Getty’s contribution to music and […]
Artist: Nashville Session Collective Album: A Collective Christmas It’s that time of year again. The stores and streetscapes all over America are donned with decorations. A few radio stations have infused their programming with seasonal music. Choir rehearsals are ensuing from coast-to-coast. It can only mean one thing – Christmas is coming! Even Nashville’s finest […]
On Easter Sunday, April 5th, 2015, CBS Sunday Morning featured “Songs of Faith” with The Gettys. In case you missed it, the video is below. Keith and Kristyn Getty are modern-day hymnists whose compositions are being sung by congregations around the world. Tracy Smith talks to the Irish artists at their Nashville home, and with […]
Please forgive me for the personal nature of this blog. I prefer to write about the state of churches in America and trends that impact those churches. But my heart is full right now, so please allow me the opportunity to share some thoughts.
At LifeWay Worship, we’ve been affected by the flood in Nashville just like millions of Tennesseans, and we know that churches are working diligently to minister to those in their care.
This afternoon, as we were singing the first song in our worship musical Shelter, the words started to jump off the page:
Here in Nashville we’ve had an eventful weekend that’s shaken many of us to the core. If you haven’t heard, we had flash floods brought on by 13 inches of rain over a 2-day period. The last death count I heard was 12, but authorities are afraid they’re not through counting.