Music Reviews


Music Reviews | Apr. 7 2021

Themes of miracles, hope connect songs on new MercyMe album

The uncertainties of the past year have forced most of the world to slow down and refocus on what’s important, and that shift ultimately inspired…

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Music Reviews | Dec. 13 2020

New project from Gettys offers songs of comfort for the close of day

A collection of hymns and lullabies inspired by the songs and prayers they use with their daughters at the end of the day is the latest project…

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Music Reviews | Nov. 29 2020

Singer-songwriter Melanie Penn shares about God’s goodness

“In a very chaotic, broken world that can skew towards skepticism and cynicism about people and life circumstances, I want to write songs that…

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Music Reviews | Nov. 20 2020

Christian artist Ayiesha Woods sees God’s hand throughout her career

Love God, Love People, Serve God, Serve People” is both a business and family motto for Grammy- and Dove Award-nominated artist Ayiesha Woods.…

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Music Reviews | Nov. 2 2020

The Kingsmen are back on the road because ‘everybody needs to hear’ the gospel

Founded in 1956, gospel legends The Kingsmen have produced 91 albums and won numerous awards for their music. Not only were The Kingsmen inducted…

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Music Reviews | Oct. 4 2020

Newsboys United brings ‘Love One Another’ tour to Alabama

Newsboys United is bringing live music back — and back to Alabama — with the band’s Love One Another Tour. “We are so excited…

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Music Reviews | Sep. 18 2020

Chris Tomlin’s latest album features heart, faith of country artists

It’s easy to make judgments about public figures, according to Chris Tomlin, the award-winning Christian artist. Tomlin said this proved to…

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Music Reviews | Aug. 6 2020

Casting Crowns to hold drive-in concert in North Alabama on Aug. 18

When Casting Crowns’ lead vocalist Mark Hall was a youth pastor in Daytona Beach, Florida, a local drive-in held church each week — a concept…

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Music Reviews | Jul. 11 2020

GAWVI shows confidence in Christ, artistry on new album

By Tracy Riggs Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist By many standards, GAWVI is not a typical Christian musician. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t…

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Music Reviews | May. 23 2020

Childhood experiences foundational for Rathke’s faith, service

By Tracy Riggs Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Singer-songwriter Mike Rathke sees some powerful significance in dates associated with his…

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