A Wake Up Call for Gospel Artists

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Gospel Music | 27 comments

I love Gospel Music. Traditional. Contemporary. Praise & worship. Choirs. Groups. Solo artists. Old and new. From Rev. So-and-So Presents… albums of the 80s to today’s Bishop So-and-So Presents… albums. I have even started to listen to some quartet and Christian hip-hop. I love music. And I especially love music that exalts the Lord Jesus Christ. But my true love for Gospel Music has broken my heart. In two ways… First, I am grieved by the...

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10 Recommendations to Gospel Artists from a Loyal Fan and Concerned Pastor

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 in Gospel Music, Pastoral Ministry | 15 comments

I am a loyal Gospel Music fan. For years, I have joyfully collected Gospel CD recordings. More recently, I download music from iTunes. I rarely go anywhere without my iPod. Keys, wallets, cell phone, and iPod – don’t leave home without them! I love Gospel Music. Praise and worship. Traditional. Contemporary. Old school. New school. You name it. I like it all. Even quartet music is starting to grow on me! Ultimately, I love music. But I...

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Please, Just Sing!

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gospel Music, My Thursday Article | 0 comments

A national Gospel Music conference begins here inJacksonville today. It will meet for the next several days. I have not been invited to speak at this conference. Infact, it would be a safe bet that virtually no one who will attend thisconference even knows that something called H.B. Charles, Jr. exists. But I have something important to say to the hundreds, maybethousands of Gospel music artists and attendees who are influenced by...

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10 Recommendations to Gospel Artists from a Loyal Fan and Concerned Pastor

Posted by on Jun 2, 2009 in Church life, Gospel Music | 13 comments

I am a loyal Gospel Music fan. For years, I have joyfully collected Gospel CD recordings. More recently, I download music from iTunes. And I rarely go anywhere without my iPod. Keys, wallets, cell phone, and iPod – don’t leave home without them! I love Gospel Music. Praise and worship. Traditional. Contemporary. Old school. New school. You name it. I like it, except for quartet music (Oops). Sorry. Really, I just love music. But I...

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Ray Scott Concert at Shiloh Tonight

Posted by on Jan 16, 2009 in Gospel Music, Shiloh | 6 comments

One of the young men of Shiloh Church, Ray Scott, will be in concert in our main auditorium tonight at 7 PM. Ray is a faithful member of our congregation, a diligent participant of our music department and worship team, and a gifted and talented singer. Tonight’s concert is in anticipating of ray’s upcoming CD release. He will perform music from the upcoming recording, as well as other worship music. Please pray for tonight’s...

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Taking Back What the Devil Stole

Posted by on Apr 15, 2008 in Gospel Music, Satan, SpiritualWarfare | 23 comments

“I’m taking back everything the Devil stole from me!” Have you ever heard this statement? Have you ever made this statement? Have you ever thought about what this statement means? Spiritual catchphrases. Theological sound bites. Pulpit ear tickling. Harmful error set to beautiful music. Nonsense. These things are the order of the day. Consequently, many of our lives and churches are preoccupied with superficial things, rather than the...

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