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Free Stuff Fridays
April 10, 2009
With a new Friday comes a new Free Stuff Fridays. We are once again giving away music, this time courtesy of our sponsor Blake Hicks (visit www.blakehicksmusic.com.). Blake is a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is completing his second(!) Masters degree. One of those multi-talented types, he is also an excellent graphics artist and musician. He has offered 20 copies of his album Songs of a Pious Heart: A Tribute to the Confessions of St. Augustine.
Robert Caldwell who is Assistant Professor of Church History at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary says this about the album: “Blending the worlds of modern music and ancient Christian literature, Blake Hicks’ work suspends us between the past and the present, clothing the devotions of a timeless, Christlike piety in the dress of modern rhythms. Like Augustine’s Confessions, Hicks’ music is a series of confessions addressed to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who redeems sinners and transforms them into saints who can’t help but sing of the glory of God in their redemption. The more I listen to it, the more it grows on me. My advice would be tolle audi, ‘take up and listen’ to Songs of a Pious Heart.”
Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. The giveaway closes at 10 AM on Saturday April 11.