Author: Eric Pettersson

Eric Pettersson is from Reading, PA and a graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia with degrees in Communication and Religion. He wrote regularly for IVM 2005-2011. Now he has his own website, Explore Reading, "a progressive guide to the city of Reading, Pennsylvania. Follow him at

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REVIEW : Tim Hughes - Love Shine Through

You may not know Tim Hughes by name, but you have probably sung his songs before. Songs like “Here I Am to Worship,” or “Beautiful One.” Produced by Delirious’ lead singer Martin Smith, this British worship leader’s new record is clearly passionate about God, pushing the listener to pour out love and adoration for our Saviour.

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REVIEW : Jenny & Tyler - Faint Not

Jenny & Tyler play songs that are relaxing, yet full of passion. They use these folk rock tunes to sing of the need for our lives to be centered in a relationship with God, and they do so with depth of experience and wisdom. Recommended for fans of The Civil Wars, Caedmon’s Call, and Mumford & Sons.

March 10, 2011

March 9, 2011

REVIEW : Eisley - The Valley

Leaning more on guitars than the piano this time around, Eisley’s latest is an open window to the hurt of broken relationships and the nervous joy of a potentially brighter future.

March 8, 2011

March 2, 2011


I met up with Emery’s lead vocalist, Toby Morrell, on the first night of their We Do What We Want Tour in Towson, MD. We discussed the loss of the band’s other lead vocalist, Devin Shelton, hypocrisy in the Church, plans for an acoustic album, and Toby’s love of old hymns and Mexican food.… Continued →

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