merges with Absolutely Gospel

A little over two years ago, I launched We’ve had some great times over the last few years, not the least of which was this incredible quilt!

Lately, I’ve been wanting to take a break from administrator and technical responsibilities—both to avoid burnout and to have more time to devote to my writing efforts here and elsewhere. (Maybe I’ll even be able to pick up the sadly neglected Cathedrals album review series!) Since we didn’t have any forum members step up to take my place handling the technical end of running the forums, we decided to accept AbsolutelyGospel’s gracious offer of a merger.

The remainder of my moderating team—Diana (of SGConcerts fame), Lynn, and Naomi—will be make the move to be moderators at AbsolutelyGospel. They have proven that they can handle the diplomacy and housekeeping aspects of running a site, and, naturally, over the last decade and more, the Unthanks have demonstrated their prowess at the technical end. With that load off my shoulders, I’m looking forward to participating, once again, as a regular user. You can sign up for the AG forums here. [EDIT, 2/21/13: Broken link removed.]

Thank you to all who made’s run a great one!

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  1. We are enjoying our new Forums home and are so appreciative that the Unthanks extended their invitation to us. Thanks, Daniel, for a GREAT two years at

    • You’re welcome, and thank you for helping make it great!

  2. Daniel, thank you for all your hard work on your forums, it was a lot of fun!!!, Now we all can get together at Absolutely Gospel, which was formerly SoGospel News. I have been over there for a few years too. Thanks to all the Unthanks and to Daniel and all the moderators!

  3. Daniel,

    You did a great job. It was a great run, and I’m glad you decided to ‘retire’ before it ‘retired’ you!

    I’m looking forward to participating in this new merger. Keep up the great blogging!


    • Thanks! Yes, that’s what I was hoping to escape!

  4. Thank you for all of your efforts to give us a friendly, upbeat place to discuss Southern Gospel music over the last 2 years 🙂

    I’m honored to be on the moderating team, and I am looking forward to a bright future with AbsolutelyGospel!

    I agree with Matt… glad everything has worked out as it has– for your sake!! 😉

    • Thanks! It’s because of how awesome you and Diana and Lynn are that I can feel comfortable and confident in stepping back. 🙂

      • Aw heck… I’m just a spare tire! Had to give you a hand before you had a blowout 😉 .

      • Ah well, spare tires beat tires where the tread’s wearing thin… 🙂

      • Lol. Thanks 😉