New Release Tuesday Review

A Hearty Welcome | Posted March 31, 2014 Staff Reviewer When you hear a band like MercyMe declare that it is “out with the old and in with the new,” there are several different things your mind can think. Longtime fans of the group that has penned some of the most well-loved songs in CCM (“I Can OnlyRead More

Wishful Thinking

People have asked if this new passion for identity and grace shows up on the upcoming MercyMe album “Welcome To The New”…April 8 by the way (wink) Yes. Hence the title of the album and the name of this blog “TheNewBart” But just in case you’re not sold, here’s a song from said album.

Proper I.D. Required

Did you know the enemy most likely has a better grasp of who you are in Christ than you do? Roughly 2 years ago, a couple of dear friends helped me realize this. Daily they would remind me who I am in Christ. Constantly telling me I’m holy, righteous and redeemed. And you know what?Read More

A Trip To ESPN

Bum Ba Bum Baaaaa. That was the ESPN theme song and today we had the amazing opportunity to take a tour of ESPN. We’ve got some pretty massive sports fans in band and crew so it was a little like Christmas to some of us.  Are you kidding?  Walking around ESPN?!  I don’t think ourRead More

Somerset, KY

Kentucky, you guys were loud tonight!  What a great night.  There were times when you were singing so loud it was hard to hear what was happening on stage.  We loved every second of it. Today we spent most of the day down the street at East Somerset Baptist Church recording for a new projectRead More

St. Charles, MO

Sold out show in St. Charles.  What a blast.  Thanks so much for making this a great night. Mike and Barry spent the day in another room recording, Jim, Robby & Nathan had family in town and I made a movie.  We’ve still got a couple more shows on this run, but we’re having aRead More