The music of Eric Phillippi can best be described as, a worship experience through music artistry. Eric grew up in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. His father pastored a small Methodist Mission Church where for 7 years they lived on a Cherokee Indian reservation. It was a place full of culture and storytelling with […]

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It’s About Christ From the first note on the debut album from Heartstrings Gospel Band, “It’s About Christ,” you are engaged in a wonderful journey of discovering the group’s love for Christ. Founding member Janessa Wilson, who plays guitar, fiddle, and does lead vocals, can’t remember a time when she wasn’t into music. She started […]

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(l-r) The Click Family is Alexis, Jaden, Linda, Jason, and Anthony Click  By: Click Family Ministry Jason and Linda Click and their three children, who reside at Quiet Dell, West Virginia, just south of Clarksburg, make up the Christian band, The Click Family. They minister in music at churches and various events to include concerts, […]

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    Lewis and Logan Taylor have been inseparable since their youth. At an early age, both felt a call to serve the Lord, and that desire has only grown over the years. Growing up in Elkview, West Virginia, and attending Elk Valley Christian School, both enjoyed listening to Christian music, especially Southern Gospel. Their […]

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Growing up in a small town in Taylor County, West Virginia, Brian Duckworth and his six siblings were raised listening to country, bluegrass, and gospel music. His passion for music began very early on. His family would gather on the back porch with their single mother and a guitar singing songs from Loretta Lynn, Conway […]

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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF WORSHIP   The Lordsmen are celebrating 50 years of worship in 2016. They were originally an all-male quartet established by a group of five young men who met in St. Albans, West Virginia at refrigeration school in 1966. Today they consist of Debbie Petry, alto, Tony Petry, lead vocal, Craig Petry, […]

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  “We need a healing in the church.We need to get outside the four walls of the building that we sit in and go out into the world and share. It’s time to be bold. It’s time to take a stand.”   As a young boy, Josh Oldaker was intrigued by the music that was […]

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Render the hearts of this people insensitive, their ears dull, and their eyes dim, otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and return and be healed. Isaiah 6:10 NASB   In the sixth chapter of Isaiah, the prophet recounts a vision, and the commission the Lord awarded […]

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  Southern Gospel music is undoubtedly one of the most iconic forms of American music, and has influenced every musical genre in one way or another. You can hear its influence in songs by many artists on contemporary Christian music stations today. We had the pleasure of sitting down with the West Virginia Gospel Quartet […]

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Born in Harrisonburg, VA, Kelly’s family moved to West Virginia when she was only two weeks old. Her father was in a bluegrass band and her grandparents owned a recording studio. She traveled regularly with her family to fairs and festivals and knew at an early age she wanted to pursue a singing career. Kelly’s […]

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