Whitney Houston sings the classic spiritual “His Eye is on the Sparrow” in this poignant and uplifting selection from the soundtrack of her final film, “Sparkle,” which will be released later this summer.
Don McGlynn is the director of a raise-the-roof documentary about gospel music fittingly called “Rejoice and Shout.” It is a thrilling compendium filled with history but more importantly, filled with music. The people are wonderful and McGlynn gives us full […]
Reposting for Easter — Have a blessed celebration, everyone! Ben-Hur is the traditional Easter classic, but there are some other films that beautifully illuminate the themes of this holy season. I like The Gospel of John, a very reverent re-telling […]
The gospel world and everyone who loves music that lifts the spirit had a double loss this week with the passing of the magnificent Albertina Walker and “King” Solomon Burke. They will be deeply missed. But their glorious recordings will […]
If you were desperately ill, what would you say to God? What would you ask for? A boy named Tyler had some things he wanted to ask God when he became ill with cancer, and now his story has become […]
I was able to speak to the man behind the Black History Collection: Soul of the Church DVD, Bruce Faulk, who assembled a treasure trove of gospel performances into this stirring and inspirational collection. It even includes some of the […]