Gospel Soundcheck
June 2009 Archives

Yesterday on his radio show, host Glenn Beck talked about Michael Jackson and his ownership of the publishing rights to the Beatles catalog of songs. Most people know that in 1984 Michael Jackson bought the rights to the Beatles’ songs, […]

Show Hope, the adoption ministry of Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman, announces the official opening July 2 of Maria’s Big House of Hope in Luoyang, China. As the finishing touches are being made to this healing home for special […]

The Associated Press reports that entertainer Fred Travalena died yesterday in Los Angeles. He was 66. Travalena suffered from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that first surfaced in 2002. The cancer resurfaced in 2008. Travalena is survived by his wife of 39 years, […]

Yesterday was an historic day in pop culture. First came news in the morning that 62-year-old actress Farrah Fawcett succumbed to cancer after a three-year battle. Then, while media outlets were gearing up for feature stories on the former “Charlie’s […]

This week with in our Cooking with Christian Music feature, we get not just a simple recipe for Sunday roast from Dorla Schlitt, wife of Christian music artist John Schlitt, but a great story about how John joined the Christian […]

You can take advantage of’s Deal of the Day and get a digital copy of the Newsboys’ latest release, In The Hands of God,” for just just $3.99. This is the last album that features Peter Furler on lead […]

Paul Abella is a faithful reader of this blog and has been involved in some great discussions with me and other readers, so when I saw that his jazz group was offering a free download of their version of Keith […]

How fun is this? Brian Bates is hosting a “Happy Dance” contest to coincide with his new music video, “You Danced,” now being played on national video shows and networks such as Gospel Music Channel, JCTV and Control Track.The contest […]

In their continuing efforts to help those in need, Hawk Nelson has committed to providing 5,000 pair of shoes to children in Haiti through Toms Shoes and the company’s “One for One” philosophy. For every pair of shoes purchased, Toms […]

One of the biggest Christian music festivals on the east coast starts on Wednesday, when Creation Fest Northeast kicks off on Agape Farm in Mount Union, PA. The very first Creation Festival was held in 1979 with the goal of […]