SAbbath, Justice, and the Blues.

What the crossroads tells us about the Cross.




Vocal Vacations works with bands and musicians who seek to play abroad, finding them venues in foreign cities or on cruises. We’ll put you in contact with the venue in question and help you negotiate your contract, plan your trip, and publicize your performance.

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Have you ever dreamed of going on vacation with your favorite band? We let you book a vacation alongside one of hundreds of popular musicians. We provide you with hotel reservations, travel itinerary, and VIP passes to see our stars before their performances.

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Knowing What You Can’t Know

Knowing What You Can’t Know God calls us to live in light of realities that we may not be sure of. How can we know what we can’t know.


Amos Sings The Blues

RCL, YEar B, Proper 10 Amos 7:7-15 In our Bible reading, Amos, the great Blues Prophet, sings a song that no one wanted to hear. This is not a Gospel Song about “Good Times Commeth.” No, this is a Blues Song. This


Cover Jesus Promised Me a Home Over There – Harmonica

Jesus Promised me A Home Over There Something about “blues based gospel.” Sometimes songs like this are derided as promising “pie in the sky when you die.” But there is something songs like this teach us. They teach us that we know


Lessons From a Singing Coach

  Preacher, Sing Like You Preach Well, if you have been around my music endeavors for any period of time, you know that singing seems to often be a part of it. Whether I am strumming the guitar, or playing chords on


How To Do Vibrato on Harmonica

The Basic MEthods The other day I listened to a harmonica player on YouTube. The note playing was perfect, but something was missing. The notes felt lifeless. The playing seemed like something was just not there. What could be done? It then


Why The Thorn?

RCL, YEar B, Proper 9 2 Corinthians 12:6-10 In our reading today Paul has an uplifting mood. However even in this elated mode we hear the overtones of the blues in his yearnings. A thorn was given to Paul. Paul said that


I have a number of resources available. Here are many of those resources.

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Here is a link to some of my music. Mostly Blues influenced Gospel.

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Blues, Theology, and Justice

This website is an approach to studying and understanding Blues, Theology, Sabbath, and Justice in light of my theological training and experience.



Sherman Cox II

I am a Vanderbilt University Divinity School trained theologian who has trained many preachers through his website SoulPreaching.Com.

I am also a Software Engineer and an amateur musician who plays  harmonica.