Christianity Today features Candy Hemphill Christmas
Christianity Today posted a feature-length story on Candy Hemphill Christmas and her outreach to homeless in Nashville. Beyond doubt, the sound byte moment is:
A former southern gospel star who traveled with the Gaithers, she confesses, “I never even liked southern gospel. But it was, learn to sing southern gospel music or stay home with a babysitter!”
Sound bytes aside, it’s a fascinating read about what appears to be a vibrant and worthy ministry, and a window opening for a much needed revival in inner-city Nashville. Hemphill is also releasing a new CD of—interestingly, given the quote above—hymns and Southern Gospel songs that have been particularly meaningful to her during the six years she has been active with this ministry. Read the entire article here.