Songs have depth of hymns

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Devotion
Author: Steve Bell
Steve Bell’s latest album, Devotion, is filled with prayer songs. Bell has incorporated his skillful acoustic guitar playing and notable folksy sound with first-rate string arrangements in this album. Devotion has a blend of songs that are easy to sing, and meditative in nature. Stand-out tracks include “Almighty God,” “Everything We Need,” and “Gone is the Light.”

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Family singers blend music and message

Saturday, November 1, 2008

The Promise
Father’s Daughter
The latest release from Father’s Daughter demonstrates the saying, “there’s nothing like a family blend when it comes to harmony.” The Promise, the group’s second CD, does not disappoint. Creative harmonies combined with great musical arrangements and biblically sound lyrics add up to an enriching, entertaining listening experience.

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Kernlieder

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Music Title:>/b> Kernlieder

Musician: Sister Dorothy

With help from her grandmother, eclectic performer Sister Dorothy (of the Mennonite, not Catholic variety) sings 17 songs from Gesangbuch, a German hymnal published in 1952 with works by Martin Luther, Beethoven, and Zinzendorf.

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Doxa Band adds depth to simple songs

Friday, October 26, 2001

Flying Free Doxa, Shikina, 2001 The Doxa Band’s latest CD begins with the upbeat title track that hints at the crossover between worship and pop music. Lead singer…

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The Doxa phenomenon

Friday, January 21, 2000

The Doxa Band is a P&W team from Abbotsford, B.C. They first got together in 1996 to lead Sunday evening worship services in South Abbotsford MB Church, and over time, became popular.

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DOXA: Looking back, looking ahead

Friday, October 8, 1999

AN INTERVIEW WITH VIJAY MANUEL On July 4, 1999, Doxa, a popular contemporary worship event in Abbotsford, B.C., was held for the last time. Jim Coggins spoke with…

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DOXA: A Christian alternative

Friday, December 12, 1997

Hundreds of teenagers rush in through the doors to get the best seats possible before the band comes on stage. Security stands guard at the front of the…

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