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Gospel Singing the Scripture!

Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir Singing outside at St James's Church, Piccadilly

The problem of familiarity

Scripture – text from the Old and New Testaments – suffers from being read aloud. For Christian insiders, the texts are so familiar that one’s mind tends to wander  - well, my mind tends to wander, and I’m guessing I’m not the only one.

Why I started Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir, by Miko GIedroyc (our founder)

Miko and the choir in 2005

Everyone thinks they know what gospel music sounds like. But I’ll never forget the first time I heard contemporary gospel music live in church. It was in 2002 at a small Pentecostal church in Tooting. After a chance meeting I’d been asked by their drummer to play keyboards....

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