Twelve Days of Christmas, Day 12: Roger Bennett’s family

As I re-read my series of posts for last year’s 12 Days of Christmas Series, entry #1 really stands out. A year ago, this is what I posted:

If I had the power to give anyone any Christmas gift, my first choice would be easy. I would give Roger Bennett a clean bill of health.

For years, Roger Bennett and Anthony Burger were Southern Gospel’s two most popular pianists, legends in the making. But with Burger dead and Bennett off the road for now, Southern Gospel lost its two best in one fell swoop. So it was an easy decision to pick Bennett to start this series.

Of course, he is now cancer-free at last. But my Christmas wish and prayer today is that God would grant Roger’s wife Debbie and their children Chelsea and Jordan peace and comfort as they face their first Christmas season without him.


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  1. This one I am really with you on. My prayers are with Debbie and the children; they are still on my mind a lot. I and my brother are almost exactly the same ages as Chelsea and Jordan. I don’t even want to think about dealing what they’ve dealt with, and they and many of the commenters on Debbie’s post have my sincere sympathy.

  2. Amen! I believe everyone in the SG world has prayed for Roger’s family during this season. The Prophets have…and The Highlands Church has. We have even played some of Roger’s music during our services. We reminded our congregation that God continues to bless all of us, through this man’s ministry. Great post Daniel.

    PJ / The Prophets