Welcome to southerngospeljournal.com

Many of the initial visitors to this website will know me from running www.cathedralstribute.com, contributing to www.sghistory.com, and from posts on various Southern Gospel forums. I finally decided to take the big plunge and try my hand at blogging.

Other bloggers have considered that their position as a commentator gives them the platform to post harsh criticism or unsubstatiated malicious rumors. I disagree. This blog is to inform Southern Gospel artists and fans about current happenings, and perhaps to encourage you, too!

This blog’s mission is to look beyond the headlines to provide analysis and commentary on current Southern Gospel happenings. I plan to comment on Southern Gospel news, review CDs and live concerts, and perhaps conduct interviews industry professionals. That’s what I have in mind as things I’d like to see.

What would you like to see in this blog? After all, it’s not about me. It’s about you, the readers.


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5 Letters to the Editor

Southern Gospel Journal welcomes letters to the editor. We will post the most thoughtful and insightful submissions. Ground rules: Don't attack or belittle groups or fellow posters, or advance heresies rejected by orthodox Christianity. Do keep comments positive, constructive, and on topic.
  1. I’d like to know more about the people in So. Gospel music — like personnel changes, marriages, babies, etc.

  2. For some reason, personnel changes interest me more than any other. Before I listened to Southern Gospel, I listened to a genre where personnel changes were virtually unheard of, so that fascinates me.

    And since you ask, I’ll post what I hear about marriages and babies!

    • Did you know that Brian Free became a grandpa recently to little Jude?
      that’s something personal and a terrific new aspect of his life.
      I think writing unkind remarks is not what this blog is for and I only
      write uplifting things about people.
      I’m not very good at this yet. Most of what I wrote disappeared.
      The Singing News announces that Brian Free is now a grandpa
      to little Jude.

      If you read the singing News for Feb you learned that Brian Free had
      the happy experience of becoming a grandpa to little Jude.
      CONGRATULATIONS Brian

      • Yes, I recall hearing about it several months ago. I can’t remember if I wrote about it then.

  3. Brian’s son Ricky and his wife gave birth as they named their son Jude, after a song called “Hey Jude” by the rock group in the 1960’s called the Beatles! Interesting fact!

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