Secular, Religious Christmas Music Connects Us to Home

Secular, Religious Christmas Music Connects Us to Home

“Christmas TIme’s a-Comin’” is the name of a bluegrass Christmas song. When I was playing a lot more often than these days on the bluegrass and banquet circuit, I was always struggling to come up with bona fide mountain and bluegrass Christmas tunes. Generally, we...
Christian Ethics: Singing God’s Tune Daily

Christian Ethics: Singing God’s Tune Daily

Growing up in Oklahoma, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s songs were always dancing in our heads. One song that always seemed to greet my waking hours was “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’.” Walking into Walter Reed Elementary School in Tulsa, I would whistle into...