Now I’m Saved By His Grace

Happy Friday! Even if you’re not a big believer in salvation or being saved, you can’t help getting pulled into this song. Real deal traditional gospel. The soloist’s voice is a bit strident and shrill at times, but that doesn’t detract from the overall impact of the song. I love these older less than perfect … Read more and listen Now I’m Saved By His Grace

Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray

Back to some more roots gospel from the Smithsonian Folkways collection. This is as raw, basic, and good as it gets. This isn’t an old recording; it just sounds that way.  The female lead singer is Bernice Johnson Reagon, founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock and now curator of the Community Life Division of … Read more and listen Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray

There’s Power in His Name (Pts 1 & 2)

This song by Yvette Flunder just keeps going and going and for good reason; you can’t get enough of it.  She is such a powerful singer and her City of Refuge choir is terrific. Rev. Dr. Yvette A. Flunder (born July 29, 1955 in San Francisco, California) is an American preacher, singer, and senior bishop … Read more and listen There’s Power in His Name (Pts 1 & 2)