Friday Faves: Dealing with Bummed-Outness Edition

Since I’m going to a Women of Faith conference (full story) this weekend, you’d think I’d be in a great mood.  I mean, what a great opportunity to commune with the people of God, right?  Absolutely!  And I feel the need for it now more than ever.  Looking for a church in the area isContinue reading “Friday Faves: Dealing with Bummed-Outness Edition”

The BSW Raven Awards:: Where Everyone Wins!

Now that GMA Week is over and the Dove Awards have been handed out, I can finally announce the winners of the Backseat Writer 1st Annual Raven Awards.  Here’s the thing with the Raven Awards, if you’re nominated, you win!  Of course, our winners don’t get a cool looking-trophy (maybe next year). Heck, half ofContinue reading “The BSW Raven Awards:: Where Everyone Wins!”

Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)

By Amy Sondova Every year, Oprah Winfrey features a few of her favorite things on her daytime talk show (“Oprah’s Favorite Things“) and then adorns the audience with each and every one of her favorite things.  Well, I’m not Oprah, and therefore, cannot give all Backseat Writer’s readers samples of everything that I adore.  ButContinue reading “Amy’s Favorite Things (Take that, Oprah!)”

Review:: Christmas Songs – Fernando Ortega

By Charlotte Sublett Fernando Ortega’s newest album, simply titled Christmas Songs, is definitely one that you can enjoy over and over this Christmas and for many Christmases to come. Ortega’s timeless contemporary piano arrangements and simple, clean-cut vocals are heart-warming, and his newest takes on some of our favorite Christmas songs are refreshing and enjoyableContinue reading “Review:: Christmas Songs – Fernando Ortega”