Behind the Music ~ Sing for the King

Around 30 years ago…I know, I’m telling my age…my family started attending a little country church. This church had a youth choir and asked my sister and I if we’d like to be in it. We said sure and this voice came out. It was totally unexpected – especially to me. When I tell thisContinue reading “Behind the Music ~ Sing for the King”

Behind the Music ~ Be Still

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10 by Christy Hoagland Be Still – my first song – well…almost. I did write a song in 2003 when I will still struggling with doubt and assurance about my salvation, beforeContinue reading “Behind the Music ~ Be Still”

Blog Series: Behind the Music

I’m going to start a blog series about my original songs; the scriptures, my personal journeys, how they came about, etc. To start things off I want to share a blog post (from my old blogger blog) how it all began. April 30, 2016 Last week, James and I went on vacation. Originally, we wereContinue reading “Blog Series: Behind the Music”

Counting Your Blessings in the Midst of Sorrow

by Christy Hoagland “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Really, Lord? Is this possible? To give thanks in all circumstances? My family has been going through some trials, great sorrow, sadness… It is during these times of grief that we often try toContinue reading “Counting Your Blessings in the Midst of Sorrow”