History of Hymns: Great Is Thy Faithfulness

“Great is Thy Faithfulness” was written by a Methodist and the last name is not Wesley! There is a connection with the founder of Asbury College and Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky and yet the composer of this hymn had no formal education. Click the link to read the entire article: History of Hymns – ‘Great … [Read more…]

History of Hymns: Precious Lord, Take My Hand

This hymn was recorded by famous singers including Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson, Roy Rogers and Tennessee Ernie Ford; was the favorite of Martin Luther King, Jr., and requested by Lyndon B. Johnson to be sung at his funeral. Click the link to read the entire article History of Hymns – ‘Precious Lord, Take My Hand’.

Easter Lily Tradition and History

Easter Lily Tradition and History By Cynthia Collins The Easter Lily (Lilium longiforum) is symbolic of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Churches of all denominations, large and small, are filled with floral arrangements of these white flowers with their trumpet-like shape on Easter morning. The flower is frequently represented in stained glass windows either in … [Read more…]