“And he said to them, ‘I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer’” (Luke 22:15 ESV). This coming Sunday begins what many Christians call Holy Week or Passion Week. It is called “Passion” week because of its connection to the Greek word πάσχω (pas’-kho), which means to feel heavy emotion or passion,

My mother’s gospel quartet named in the Library of Congress

Over the past year, I’ve been talking back and forth with a man named David Johnson, who has been doing research on the song “Rank Stranger” as performed by the Stanley Brothers. He was doing this research for an article he planned to submit to the Library of Congress. He was interested in understanding where