• I remember sitting in the old Church of Christ parsonage where the Petersons were living, listening to another new song by my friend, Andrew. He’d been working on a song project in which every song was leading u […]

  • In January, I started work on my newest project with the brilliant Ben Shive, and this week, we officially launched our Kickstarter campaign to help fund the recording of Sing the Bible Volume 3 and Sing the Bib […]

  • Wow, Pete. That was an amazingly mature and gracious response to Rick’s breathtakingly immature and pseudo-Christian attack on your brother. Well done.

  • A lot of you long-time Rabbit Room readers know Ron Block from his thought-provoking posts, his playing along side Andrew Peterson at the Ryman every Christmas, his sessions at Hutchmoot, or his nights at the […]

  • This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24
    I’ve known that Bible verse as long as I can remember, because I’ve always known the song. It was the first song my son Ben […]

  • I love the Rabbit Room, and today I’m so excited to celebrate the release of Sing the Bible with Slugs & Bugs with all of you. Early next year we’ll release Sing the Bible on iTunes and everywhere else, but for […]

  • Children have a strong sense of humility about themselves. It enables them to believe that there is someone big out there that can help them

    Gina Bria—The Art of Family

    When I heard about Rain for Roots, a […]

  • When one of the kids is sick, or Amy is worn out, or the Goodgames just need a quiet Sunday morning at home, my family opens up The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones for “home church.” We read a chapter […]

  • Our favorite family ice cream stop is the Pied Piper Creamery. Tucked away in Berry Hill, one of Nashville’s quirky business districts, the PPC expanded from the original that has blessed East Nashville for […]

  • Randall Goodgame: Buddy, I can’t wait to talk with you about Harmonica Anthology. My whole family loves this record.

    Buddy Greene: Do they really?

    RG: Heck yeah. For about three months, whenever I drove t […]

  • For years I’ve been making up stories for my kids at bedtime. It started with the two older kids when they were four and six and sharing a room, and at first all the stories were unrelated. Maybe a butterfly king […]

  • Yesterday at breakfast, my oldest son had the sniffles. Prone to drama, and with the energy and vigor expected of a sinewy seven-year-old boy, he doubled over and raised up with every sniff. Repeatedly, he threw […]

  • The Slugs & Bugs Christmas records are finally in stock, the CDs have been shipped, and most folks have received their pre-orders. This seems like a good time to say, once again, thank you. Decent and faithful […]

  • For two formative years of my life, my favorite song was Monty Python’s “The Lumberjack Song”. I was 13 and the silliness of Monty Python would make me laugh till tears leaked out of the corners of my eyes and my […]

  • So let me go ahead and say, I am a Patty Griffin fan.  Ever since some long forgotten friend introduced me to Living With Ghosts so many years ago, I have been mesmerized by her brilliant lyrical insight, […]

  • Randall Goodgame wrote a new post 13 years ago

    At first, this post is going to seem like a rebuttal to the Proprietor’s recent entry, “All is Not Well.” But things are not always as they seem, which is kind of what this post is about. It’s not so much a […]

  • I can’t remember the first time I heard someone say it.  I never said it until my thirties, when the realities of life quietly ushered in a more melancholy mood to supplant my youthful optimism.  I watched f […]

  • Way back in those salad days of 2007, I was working on the Midtown Project Vol.1 with my manager, Winn Elliott, over at Paul Eckberg’s kickin’ home studio, “The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Paul.” We were taking […]

  • My wife has been laid up for a week recovering from surgery, and her mom drove up from Ralph, Alabama to help out. Of course, “help out” pretty much meant, “do everything.”

    Amy was in the bed, and I was slammed […]

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