I grew up listening to Larnelle Harris, so I was excited when I found out about his new memoir co-written with Christine Schaub. Shaped Notes is the story of how ordinary people in Larnelle’s life influenced him and helped shape him into who he is. In the book he reveals painful incidents from his past as well as turning points in his career. Reading about his past gave me an even greater appreciation for his music and his testimony.  If you’re like me and grew up with Larnelle’s music, you’re going to want to get a copy of Shaped Notes to get a behind the scenes glimpse into his life and ministry. 

After reading Larnelle’s story, I was even more excited to find out he’d be attending NRB convention, and I’d have the opportunity to interview him. He turned out to be just as gracious and kind in person as you’d expect. He’s also very funny, as you’ll see in our interview.

For those of you in the Louisville, Kentucky area, Larnelle will be doing a Meet and Greet book signing on March 10. He’ll also be in concert with Sandi Patty on June 22, and the Sandi Patty and Friends Alaska cruise in July.

Shaped Notes

 

Social Corner:

Larnelle Harris website

Larnelle Harris on Facebook

Larnelle Harris on Twitter

 

Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Opinions shared are my own. 

About the Author Sharon Wilharm

Christian women’s speaker, Sharon Wilharm, is a ministry leader, podcast host, and female filmmaker whose stories have impacted audiences around the globe. An accomplished storyteller, Sharon draws the audience in with humor, engages them with stories, then ties everything together to bring to light spiritual truths. Her heart’s desire is to encourage women in their walk with the Lord, showing them how to find God’s will for their life through prayer and scripture. “God is the Master Storyteller,” says Sharon. “I love helping women see how God is always at work behind the scenes laying the foundation for the glorious future He has in store for us.” Sharon is a firm believer in the power of prayer and has many stories to share of God working in miraculous ways in her own life as well as those around her. She’s passionate about teaching women how to pray and loves engaging with women in personal prayer. Wherever she goes, she finds herself surrounded by women in need of prayer, and she considers it an honor to pray with women whether they’re friends, family, or complete strangers. Sharon has enjoyed a lifelong fascination with women of the Bible and loves applying the biblical stories to modern situations. She teaches a Women Through the Bible study at her church, applying the S.O.A.P. method of scripture study. She especially enjoys delving into lesser known women and discovering encouraging truths for women of today. She recently launched a new podcast where she works her way through the Bible sharing the stories of All God’s Women.

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