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Cædmon was an Anglo-Saxon herdsman attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (657–681). Originally ignorant of the art of song, Cædmon learned to compose one night in the course of a dream. Cædmon’s only known surviving work is Cædmon’s Hymn, the nine-line alliterative vernacular praise poem in honour of the Christian god he supposedly learned to sing in his initial dream. The poem is one of the earliest attested examples of Old English and is one of three candidates for the earliest ...
 
Cædmon was an Anglo-Saxon herdsman attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (657–681). Originally ignorant of the art of song, Cædmon learned to compose one night in the course of a dream. Cædmon’s only known surviving work is Cædmon’s Hymn, the nine-line alliterative vernacular praise poem in honour of the Christian god he supposedly learned to sing in his initial dream. The poem is one of the earliest attested examples of Old English and is one of three candidates for the earliest ...
 
Good Christian Fun is a podcast delving into the strange upside-down world of Christian pop culture. Hosts Kevin T. Porter and Caroline Ely are your tour guides through the weird and hilarious world of faith-based entertainment. GCF is a show for skeptics and believers alike, all are welcome. Don’t worry, they won’t make you go to church ;)
 
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Josh Gondelman (Make My Day! @joshgondelman!) joins Kevin and Caroline for another round of Singles Ministry to talk all about Awesome God by Rich Mullins! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donatio…
 
Luke Barnett (Faith Based! @lukebarnett!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about The OC Supertones and their album Supertones Strike Back! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to GLITS. They…
 
One great way to be a good patron is to host a house concert. We'll tell you one way you can make that happen even in this long tail of the pandemic. Plus the latest crowdfunding campaigns! -------------- SPOTLIGHT CAMPAIGN ------------- * Two Pound Planet - Songs From the Hydrogen Jukebox (remaster vinyl re-issue) https://www.kickstarter.com/profi…
 
Alyssa Merwin (Bitch Rising! @spaceglam!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Family Force 5 and their album Business in the Front / Party in the Back! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donation…
 
We'll hear never-before-heard stories behind the songs from 4 different artists. Plus a world premiere songs by The Porter's Gate! ------------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.47 --------------- * Rest - The Gray Havens * Good God - Mission House * Speak - Jeremy Casella * Dragons - Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors (ft. The Lone Bellow) * The Shepherdess - Julie Le…
 
Jeff Newburg (Shame Baseball! @jeffnewburg!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Pedro The Lion and their song Almost There! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Black Lives Matter…
 
Amy Peterson (Where Goodness Still Grows! @amylpeterson!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Caedmon's Call and their album 40 Acres! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Black Li…
 
Last episode we looked at some of the best albums of the year so far, and now we look at our Critics' Picks for some of the best individual songs of the first half of 2020. ---------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.46 ---------- * Your Nearness is Our Good - Micah | Michelle (ft. Liz Vice) * Runaway - John Tibbs * Burn Again - Ecclesia * Constellations - Ellie …
 
Sam Sanders (It's Been A Minute! @samsanders!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Mary Mary and their album Thankful! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Black Lives Matter movem…
 
Garret helps you explore how to become a deeper supporter of music and the arts. We have the latest crowdfunding campaigns - including the return of lauded modern rock outfit Chagall Guevara. --------------- SPOTLIGHT CAMPAIGN ---------------- * Chagall Guevara - The Last Amen & Halcyon Days https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thelastamen/chagall-…
 
Tori Williams Douglass (White Homework Podcast! @toriglass!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Sarah Masen and her debut album! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Black Lives M…
 
Alex Gervasi (Alex Tries Her Best! @alexonthemic!) joins Kevin and Caroline once again! This time they’re pooling their deep musical expertise to do a DEEP DIVE on one single song, Amy Grant’s Angels! They’ll take it apart, see what works and what doesn’t, and roast/toast it into eternity. PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Servi…
 
Our UTR Critics Panel has convened to help find and celebrate the best albums from the first half of the year - including new releases by John Mark McMillan, Cindy Morgan, Jillian Edwards, & Jonathan McReynolds. ----------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.45 ------------ * Pilgrim - John Mark McMillan * This is Now - Waterdeep * Waiting Games - Trella * Come to …
 
Monique Madrid (Two Girls One Pup! @moniquemadrid!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the gospel group The Winans! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Black Lives Matter movemen…
 
Kevin Garcia (A Tiny Revolution Podcast! @thekevingarcia_!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the Steven Curtis Chapman album The Great Adventure PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to…
 
We bring you an exclusive interview with award-winning artist Carolyn Arends about her current crowdfunding campaign - plus additional campaigns and the value of speaking up about good music. ---------------- SPOTLIGHT CAMPAIGN ---------------- * Carolyn Arends - Recognition & Our Songbook - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/carolynarends/recogn…
 
Asha Michelle Wilson (American Horror Story! @ashamichellewilson!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the Dolly Parton Queen Latifath choir musical Joyful Noise! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews wi…
 
If you love new music discovery, this show will fill your tank. We are featuring all artists making their first time debut on a UTR podcast. ------------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.44 -------------- "With God on Our Side" - A Boy and His Kite "I Found My Hope" - Lovkn "Headed For The Water" - Wildwood Kin "We Shall Be Free" - Jason Eskridge "Londonberry Ro…
 
In this season finale of our 3rd season, we are thrilled to talk to author, speaker, pastor, songwriter Justin McRoberts about his thoughts on current events and the making of his latest record "Curse of the Faithful." -------------- SONG TRACKS ------------ * "Everything Will Change [LIVE]" - Justin McRoberts * "Curse of the Faithful" - Justin McR…
 
Matt Apodaca (How Did This Get Played! @mattapodaca!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the Jeremy Camp biopic I Still Believe! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) 100% of our Patreon earnings for the month of June will be donated to the Black Lives Matter movement GCF - Second …
 
Dave Schilling (Full Court Chat! @dave_schilling!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the Aretha Franklin documentary Amazing Grace! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) 100% of our Patreon earnings for the month of June will be donated to the Black Lives Matter movement GCF - Sec…
 
Eddie Kaufholz (@edwardoreddie) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Third Day's worship album Offerings! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) 100% of our Patreon earnings for the month of June will be donated to the Black Lives Matter movement GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY:…
 
We believe this is an important moment in history. So we pause, we acknowledge, we listen, we unite with the cries for justice and peace from the Black Community. In this 85-minute special, we share songs and interviews that will help you lean in and hopefully engage your heart, mind, & spirit. ---------------- SONG CREDITS ---------------- * Broth…
 
We believe this is an important moment in history. So we pause, we acknowledge, we listen, we unite with the cries for justice and peace from the Black Community. In this 85-minute special, we share songs and interviews that will help you lean in and hopefully engage your heart, mind, & spirit. ---------------- SONG CREDITS ---------------- * Broth…
 
We believe this is an important moment in history. So we pause, we acknowledge, we listen, we unite with the cries for justice and peace from the Black Community. In this 85-minute special, we share songs and interviews that will help you lean in and hopefully engage your heart, mind, & spirit. ---------------- SONG CREDITS ---------------- * Broth…
 
We believe this is an important moment in history. So we pause, we acknowledge, we listen, we unite with the cries for justice and peace from the Black Community. In this 85-minute special, we share songs and interviews that will help you lean in and hopefully engage your heart, mind, & spirit. ---------------- SONG CREDITS ---------------- * Broth…
 
Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Phil Madeira joins us for an exclusive interview, and Garret features the latest crowdfunding campaigns. ---------- SPOTLIGHT CAMPAIGN --------- * Phil Madeira - Hornet's Nest https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/philmadeira/phil-madeiras-new-soul-project-hornets-nest/ --------------- OTHER CAMPAIGNS ---------…
 
Jeremy Olson (@jeremypolson) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about worship leader Lincoln Brewster and his album All To You! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to our local food banks. Th…
 
Alyssa Sabo (@alyssa_sabo!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the band Avalon and their album In A Different Light PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to our local food banks. They nee…
 
Love discovering new artists? We're sharing some new-to-us artists that we are playing on this podcast for the first time. -------------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.43 --------------- * Okay? - The Royal Foundry * What is the Rush? - Tina Boonstra * Kingdom Come - Fox & Foal * We Could Be The Ones - Ecclesia * The Darkside of Grace - Roemer * Holding Out - …
 
Aaron Chewning (@AaronChewning!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the band Creed and their album Human Clay! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to our local food banks. They need us …
 
Part 2 of 2. Another handful of A+ artists joins us to share personal anecdotes and spiritual reflections about living as a musician in this global pandemic. -------------- GUEST ARTISTS --------------- * Christopher Williams * Ross King * Joy Ike * Jeremy Casella * The Promise is Hope -------------- CREDITS -------------- * Host/Producer: Dave Tro…
 
Kale Hills (@kalehills!) joins Kevin and Caroline to play another round of the massively popular and incredibly successful game "Oh...MY God"! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to our loc…
 
We bring you a couple of new crowdfunding campaigns, plus a couple handfuls of additional artists to consider supporting through Patreon. -------------- SPOTLIGHT CAMPAIGNS --------------- * Steve Bell - Wouldn't You Love to Know? - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stevebellmusic/wouldnt-you-love-to-know * Matthew Montgomery - Fingerstyle Hymns…
 
Griffin Newman (Blank Check Podcast! @GriffLightning!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the 2014 adaptation of the classic Christian rapture tale Left Behind! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews wit…
 
An all-star panel of indie artists joins us to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their lives and livelihood. Each also share words of encouragement and other spiritual reflections. Part 1 of 2. ----------- INTERVIEW GUESTS ------------- * Melanie Penn * Phil Madeira * Royce Lovett * Christa Wells * Cindy Morgan * Graham Jones * Tany…
 
Jacquis Neal (Culture Kings Podcast! @jacquisneal!) joins Kevin and Caroline to mediate conflict, catch up on quarantine marital conflict, and play a brand new game called Oh...MY God in which the panel decides which secular songs are actually secretly about our Lord Jesus Christ! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episod…
 
Tyler Huckabee (@tylerhuckabee!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about the classic Adventures in Odyssey episodes The Perfect Witness PLUS the gang plays a game of Choose Your Quarantine House: GCF Edition! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: T…
 
If there's a word our world needs now more than ever, it's resurrection. We celebrate Holy Week with music that focuses on the Cross and the Empty Tomb! ----------------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.42 ---------------- * God So Loved The World - Sarah Hart * We Remember - Micah | Michelle * Skeleton Bones [LIVE] - John Mark McMillan * Jesus is Laid in the To…
 
Renee Colvert (@reneecolvert!) joins Kevin and Caroline for a game of the Hunt for the Worst Christian Song of All Time: COVID-19 edition! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to our local f…
 
Part 1 of 2 on some specific ways to support indie artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus the deets on 3 new crowdfunding campaigns. ---------------- SPOTLIGHT CAMPAIGN --------------- * Beki Hemingway - Earth & Asphalt - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bekihemingway/earth-and-asphalt-help-beki-hemingway-make-a-new-album ---------------- O…
 
Lisa Gilroy (@thelisagilroy!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about the 2019 Netflix movie The Two Popes! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to our local food banks. They need us righ…
 
We talk with music legend and 2x Grammy winner Gloria Gaynor in the first half - and critically-acclaimed guitarist and songwriter James Duke in the 2nd half ----------------- SONG CREDITS FOR EP.27 ------------------ * "I Will Survive" - Gloria Gaynor * "Back on Top" - Gloria Gaynor * "Singin Over Me" - Gloria Gaynor (ft. Jason Crabb) * "Skeleton …
 
Ross Kimball (@merosskimball!) joins Kevin and Caroline (from a safe distance) to play a special quarantine edition of the classic WOW or NOW! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Imm…
 
In this era of social distancing, gourmet music might be needed now more than ever! Dave shares some spiritual reflections and hand-curated songs that speak to the effects we are all feeling from the Coronavirus. And, for a moment of levity, we share the world-premiere of the "COVID-19 Out-Of-Context MegaMix" ------------- TRACK LIST FOR EP.41 ----…
 
Grace Semler Baldridge (State of Grace! @GraceBaldridge!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about Audio Adrenaline and their album Underdog! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to the Im…
 
Alison Rosen (Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend! @AlisonRosen!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about Christian music festival Soulfest PLUS another rousing installment of The Hunt for the Worst Christian Song of All Time! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Serv…
 
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