No one would mistake the Freemason Street Baptist Church Norfolk Street Choir concert for professionals. But that’s hardly the point. With this group, rehearsals are in large part the purpose. Performance is a byproduct.
Photo Gallery: Norfolk Street Choir
View the photo gallery from the Norman Street Choir.
North Carolina Baptist newspaper editor to retire in 2019
Allan Blume, editor and president of the Biblical Recorder, has announced plans to retire at the end of next May. Blume, 68, took over in 2011 as editor of the official news journal of the Baptist State Convention of North…
Now trending in church music
“We have musicians in church, most of whom are university educated. They are good musicians, committed to the church, they love Jesus, but nobody’s getting specialized training in church music.”
Hymns for a Lifetime: Poetry added to music makes not only hymns, but memories
Which can you more likely recite over Sunday lunch after worship: a point from the sermon or a refrain from a hymn?
Photo Gallery: Hymns for a Lifetime
In this “Singing Our Faith” series, we learn about Ken Wilson’s hymn-teaching process and the love for hymns he instilled in the children at Knollwood Baptist Church during three decades of ministry. We also examine some of the trends and changes in church music and ministry. All photos taken in this photo gallery are by Norman Jameson or from the archives of Knollwood Baptist Church.
‘I see ya brought a helper’
My dad drove a gas truck for the local farmers cooperative when I was a kid. He delivered bulk fuel to farms for tractors and furnace oil to village dwellers for heat. In the summer or on a school break,…
Wake’s divinity school marks KJV anniversary with exhibit, choral service
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Whether or not you use the King James translation of the Bible for your devotional reading, preaching or comparative study, there is no denying the impact that early English translation Bible has had in the Christian universe…
Singles ministry tough, but vital
RALEIGH, N.C. — Greg Belcher understands why many churches avoid keeping or starting a ministry specifically to "single adults." It's tough. A large part of the difficulty in singles ministry is the huge umbrella the term covers. "Singles" are not…