Billy Blackwood
In Other Words

In Other Words

Billy Blackwood, the younger son of gospel music legend James Blackwood, Sr., currently leads his father’s legendary group, the Blackwood Brothers Quartet. He has produced the group’s last few recordings as well as being their vocal arranger. Before rejoining the Blackwood Brothers in 2009, Billly served in a pastoral role in his former home church, and served as the worship leader at another local church for seven years prior to pastoring. He is also a songwriter, grateful husband and father to his five children.


The hills are alive ...
Recalculating
We are aided as we travel by a device called a GPS, which stands for Global Positioning Satellite. Many people have these in their cars or trucks and even have apps on their smart phones with GPS technology that enables the user to navigate places they’ve never been.
Worship Wars
Most people who know of me think of me as the current leader of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet.
God Looks On The Heart
I have a daughter going into the Navy! To say I’m proud is an understatement. She will graduate high school with a 4.0 GPA and scored a ...
The Way In A Manger
Far from the material extravagance of Christmas today, the first Christmas was born of humility. And Humility is the great extravagance, even to the death on the cross.
Bloom Where You’re Planted
Learning to let yourself be used in your current place in life isn't easy, but Billy Blackwood explains how important it is to 'bloom' wherever God has placed you.
The Mt. Rushmore Of Gospel Music
If there was a Mount Rushmore of Gospel music, who would be on it? Billy tries to tackle this difficult question in his latest entry of "In Other Words".
Friends
Billy takes some time to share the blessing of being around so many of his closest friends during the annual Silver Dollar City Southern Gospel Picnic.
A GodWink Through the Blackwood Brothers
As anyone who travels in music ministry knows, the road is long, sometimes difficult. But then we receive letters like this to remind us why we do what we do.
Be What You're Created To Be
In this tribute to Bob Benson, Billy talks about the importance of following the specific plan God has for our lives instead of following what we want to be, or others.
Life On The Potter's Wheel
God is not limited by our failure or the failure of others in our lives. He is able to take whatever shape we're in and make something beautiful from our mess.
"Old Fashioned" In A "Fifty Shades Of Grey" World
Billy takes a look at our culture with the recent success of "Fifty Shades Of Grey", and recommends a much better alternative for Christians called "Old Fashioned".