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Matt Redman’s Glory Song (Album Review)

Matt Redman has a new album Glory Song that has come out that you will not want to miss. Singer and songwriter of songs like 10,000 reasons Matt Redman has done it again. His new album Glory Song will sure to be one for the charts as well. I have had the pleasure to get a copy early and it has been on rotation in my playlist ever since. Matt spread his talents around from fantastic worship songs like “Greatest Hallelujah” to upbeat fun songs like “Gospel Song” to well a fantastic renditions of well-known songs “One Day (When we all get to heaven)” and “It is Finished.” I entered to win a copy of #GlorySong by @matt_redman and you can enter to win too! #Flyby Click To Tweet About the album: Matt Redman teamed up with several of his worship-artist friends for this album, first releasing the track “Gracefully Broken (feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard).” Tasha Cobbs Leonard also released her own version of this song on the same day! The album also features Kierra Sheard, Guvna B, Madison Cunningham, and Kim Walker-Smith.  Glory Song hit the shelves on September 29, 2017, and you can Buy it here or you also have the opportunity to win a copy here! If you would like the opportunity to win a copy of Glory Song, I am giving away a copy of the CD here. All you have to do to enter is follow the steps below to enter to win. 1.) Comment on this blog post below ⇓ and you […]

2015 Reader Survey Results as Provided by You

Let me just start out by saying, my readers are incredible. I am truly blown away and humbled by the responses to my annual reader survey. The survey results are in and I would like to share some of the thoughts with you. Those of you that took the time to answer know what was up for grabs, the prize package and the winner of the prize package will be announced later in this post. Before we get to all that excitement, let me share some of the awesome things you guys and gals said that will help me mold the 2016 blogging year. For time and well consideration for you, my readers I will be providing only some of the comments as well as some interesting statistics. So here we go, for the 2015 Reader Survey Results as provided by you. What is the gender of my readers? This was a close one Female 52.63% Male 47.37 How often do you visit SecondIron’s Blog? Every time I receive the email from subscription -23.08% Whenever I get around to it -10.26% Every once in a while but not regularly – 41.03% This is my first time just to join the contest -17.95% Only when a topic is of interest -7.69% What would you like to see changed in 2016 for SecondIron’s Blog? Leadership posts for a slightly younger audience. Content geared toward men. Catholic perspective on things. More personality. More faith-filled, God inspired prayers that have been answered. Something you could do without? Less super-Catholic posts […]

The Next Big Thing is Here

So I am sure you have heard by now about the ‘Next Big Thing’ that was coming to stores near you this month.

I decided to bite and look into the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with my phone carrier T-Mobile. The phone officially hits their shelves today. I like many people did not wait and ran to the nearest store last weekend to pre-order mine. I have now had mine in my hands for a couple of days now. All I can really say is, I am glad I did not wait!

Keeping in mind that I upgraded using the JUMP program with T-Mobile, moving from the Galaxy S3 to the S6 Edge was a leap. Now I will say that the appearance of the G6 Edge is like night and day in comparison. It is sleek and responsive, and although the phone is bigger it does not feel bulky. One beautiful feature that made the transfer virtually flawless was using the Samsung Smart Switch App. By turning the NFC on for both phones and tapping the backs together they synced and transferred the files from my S3 to the S6 via Bluetooth flawlessly.

Obviously comparisons will vary depending on what kind of phone you currently have. However I did show it to an apple iPhone user and his first response was ‘Oh wow’. Also showed it to a couple of other people who have different makes and they too were keenly interested. I will say personally the fast responsive interface and the capability