Southern gospel music is a genre so perfectly suited to live recordings.
Southern gospel music is a genre so perfectly suited to live recordings. Emotionally charged performances, rousing songs, and audience enthusiasm are staples at any Southern gospel show—and such qualities are found in abundance on this album (also available on DVD), recorded at Atlanta's First Baptist Church by Southern gospel's top trio. Listeners will feel like they're in the first pew, clapping right along as baritone Rodney Griffin, lead vocalist Gerald Wolfe, and tenor Jason Waldroup deliver one musical highlight after another. The project opens with a glowing introduction by First Baptist Atlanta's senior pastor/acclaimed author Dr. Charles Stanley. From there, it's an engaging blend of music and talk. The set showcases the songwriting skills of Griffin, who has become the most awarded songwriter in the Southern gospel community. Except for the classic "Well Done My Child," he penned every track. Among the highlights are "With All the Many Miracles," "He'd Still Been God," and "Soon We'll See."—DEP