Tag Archives: Second Baptist Church

Historic Church in St. Louis Slated to Become Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Monica Butler of the Butler Group seeks to transform the historic Second Baptist Church in St. Louis’s Central West End community into a Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Read more here from reporter Steph Kukuljan of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/local-producer-aims-to-turn-holy-corners-church-into-gospel-music-hall-of-fame/article_6b08e0a3-e364-5d57-966a-7a7646d7998b.html

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Dana Fields: “All I Had Were Songs and a Dream”

By Bob Marovich In her kitchen washing dishes one day, Dana Fields began to sing a line in unscripted devotion to God: “I will praise you, simply because of who you are. / In worship I adore you, I will lay my life before you. / At the altar of your throne, I bow to you and you alone.” The lyric and accompanying melody became the anchor for “Simply Because,” one of the ten songs on A Personal Experience. Released last September, the album entered the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart for one week in June 2017. The album’s charting ...

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