Working at Compassion has it's perks. Yesterday was definitely one of those. Stan Walker, winner of Australian Idol, came to visit the headquarters and did a special chapel service.Now, to be honest, when I heard that an Idol winner was coming here, my immediate thought was Oh great. Another wannabe pop star who's using God... Continue Reading →
No matter how many I see …
these clips never seem to get old. This is Danyl, a teacher from the UK auditioning for a television show called the X-Factor. In case you missed them, here are the other two.
Britian’s Got Talent, Indeed
Remember this guy? And this guy? Seems Britain's Got Talent has a thing for discovering hidden treasures.Well, prepare yourselves for this one.Susan Boyle. Not only is she an aMAZing singer, but she sings one of my all-time favorite songs.Simon's reaction is great.
On My Mind …
A little free association for this Wednesday morning. Welcome to my brain.My legs are jello. I went back to spin class this morning, for the first time in, oh ... three months or so. I used to go 2-3 times per week consistently. I had some pretty good motivation to get in shape back then.... Continue Reading →
He Didn’t Win, But …
I love me some Jason Castro.Sing on, Jason.
Remember when Paul Potts, that cell phone salesman auditioned for Britain's Got Talent? And won? He looked like your Average Joe but then he opened his mouth and had this beautiful classical voice.If you thought that was inspiring, check THIS kid out.
Why I will watch Idol this year …
Be still my heart.
My favorite American Idol audition so far …
Although there's only been two nights of auditions so far, I already have a favorite contestant. Jonathan Baines. Love his style. And he's only 17!
Vote for Denver!
For those of you that like reality TV ... or enjoy good big band music ... or want to support some brothers in Christ who have a chance to make a big impact ... I have some exciting news! Check out The Next Great American Band, a new show from the creators and producers of... Continue Reading →
The Windows of Manhattan
Last summer I went to New York City. I stayed with a friend in the upper west side of Manhattan. I remember walking through the streets of Greenwich Village at night. Every highrise I walked past had rows of large, brightly lit windows. Through the windows I could see glimpses of massive and beautifully decorated... Continue Reading →