Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

The Huron Carol

Scripture verse: Matthew 28:19 The Huron Carol, also known as Twas in the Moon of Wintertime, is a Canada's oldest Christmas song, written in the native language of the Huron/Wendat people around 1642 by Jean de Brébeuf, a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie...

Joy To The World

Scripture verse: Psalm 98: 4-9 English hymn writer Isaac Watts, wrote Joy To The World. The song was intended to glorify Christ's triumphant return, rather than a song celebrating his birth. Lowell Mason adapted the song in 1839 from an older melody which may have...

Oh, Little Town Of Bethlehem

Scripture verse: Micah 5:2 Phillips Brooks (1835–1893), an Episcopal priest, was inspired to write Oh, Little Town Of Bethlehem after visiting the village of Bethlehem in 1865. He wrote the poem for his church and an organist, Lewis Redner, added the music. Nat...

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Scripture verse: Matthew 5:17-20 Although its true origin is shrouded in mystery due to various renditions, the song, O Come, O Come, Emmanuel in its current form is dated to 1710 or thereabouts.  A hymn of Advent, it is attached to the Magnificat at Vespers, for...

Tell Me The Story Of Jesus

Scripture verse: 1 Timothy 2:5-6 A few days ago, I was on a forum and someone posted a question.  What is a song that tells an entire story, beginning, middle and end? It only took a second to think of church hymns and Christmas songs. Composers and musicians...

Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

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