It was a delight to be loaned this book for the Christmas holidays. I had never read the biography of this great composer who blessed us with The Messiah. This was a story as well of how that composition came into being, uniquely following only biblical wording. Worthwhile!
John Wilber ChapmanOctober 1, 2018
In Hymns & Songs By Terry L. Conley “Our Great Savior” Dr. John Wilbur Chapman (June 1859 – December 1918) Chapman was born in Richmond, Indiana. In his youth he attended a Quaker First Day School on Sunday mornings and the Grace Methodist Church Sunday School in the afternoons. When he was seventeen […]
The Christmas Story? Yes!December 7, 2017
The passage from Thanksgiving to Christmas is a wonderful time of the year. The leaves fall and the air grows cooler. The sky is clear and the days grow shorter. Our thoughts change from hearts thankful for bounty and blessing to hearts adoring of incarnation and salvation. We are witnessing growing unbelief and secularization of […]
Thankful? Yes!November 1, 2017
It is a strange time in which to be living—in these last days. The Christian has known that such a time would come, but talking about it or predicting it and living it are different things. I know the coming of the Lord may be years away (or it may be momentary) but the Scripture […]