Artist: Brothers In Grace
Project Name: Gospel Memories
Producer: Danny Funderburk
Reviewed By: Scott Evans
Brothers In Grace is a male quartet that I have known for quite a few years. They are from Hershey, PA which is near the area where I lived in Pennsylvania for almost 20 years. I have reviewed three prior recordings from Brothers In Grace and have enjoyed their music and ministry for a number of years. Their latest project has eleven songs on it and all are sure to be enjoyed by the listener.
The project begins with an old Cathedral classic titled “When I Move.” It talks about being ready to move on up to Heaven. I know I am and I pray that you are too. One of the great old songs that I remember when I was growing up was “The Old Fashioned Meeting” and this song brought back some great memories for me and made me long for those days of old fashioned meetings. “If You Know The Lord” slows down the tempo as this beautiful song reminds us that if we know the Lord, that is all we need. Another Cathedral classic is next as the guys sing “Wedding Music.” That was always one of my favorite songs from the Cathedrals and I always enjoy hearing it again.
One of the most beautiful songs that I have ever heard is “How Long Has It Been.” Brothers In Grace sings this thought provoking song next. Once again the tempo picks up with “The Depths Of The Father’s Love.” This is a song about the Love of God and the enormous depth of His Love. “Lead Me, Guide Me” is a beautiful song that is a prayer set to music asking God to be our guide in life.
“Teach Me Lord To Wait” is another of those well-known songs in Southern Gospel Music. The song has been a favorite of mine for years as it asks the Lord to teach us to wait upon Him to lead us in this life. A Kingsmen classic song is next and I know of no other song that is more fun that “Excuses.” However, the song is not only fun, it also holds a great message about the importance of going to church and some of the crazy excuses we come up with not to go! “Hide Thou Me” is a classic song that has probably been recorded by every Gospel male quartet that ever sang! Brothers In Grace can now be added to the list of quartets that has sung this incredible song. The final track on this project is an a cappella version of “Sweet, Sweet Spirit.” It is a nice way to end this project.
As I said in the opening paragraph, I have known Brothers In Grace for quite a few years. This group of men have been singing for many years and they have a true heart for ministry. Their latest project is exactly what we have come to expect from this talented group; great songs, good production and good vocal performances. My favorite songs from this project are “The Depths Of The Father’s Love,” “If You Know The Lord” and “How Long Has It Been.” As the project title indicates, this is a collection of “Gospel Favorites” and I am sure that fans of Brothers In Grace and fans of Southern Gospel Music everywhere will enjoy listening to this great project. For more information on Brothers In Grace, visit their website at www.brothersingrace.com.
Listen to a sample of this project below