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Ten Years….

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Isn’t it amazing how fast time flies?  We’re about to celebrate 10 years of Ragtown Gospel Theater productions.  Ten years since the curtain first opened with Peter the Rock.  I thought it might be fun to take a little visual trip down memory lane with some of my favorite sets from our 34 Ragtown productions. The set for Judas, The Lost Apostle, one of my favorites of all the sets and plays. Glenn was amazing as Judas. I’m trying to…

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We’re launching a brand new feature that we hope you’ll enjoy. The Ragtown Gospel Podcast will come out on Wednesdays, and will soon be available on iTunes, so you can conveniently listen at your leisure. On the podcast, I’ll be discussing a wide variety of topics, plus sharing the journey of works in progress including new songs, plays, and upcoming books.  I’m hoping to interview some of my favorite gospel artists and writers as well. The theme of the podcast…

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No one else would trust him. They feared him, and rightfully so.  Everyone except Barnabas. Barnabas traveled to Tarsus to find Saul. He reached out and embraced this man who had so relentlessly pursued and persecuted the followers of Jesus. This was the man responsible for the death of gentle Stephen, a deacon who had served among the first believers. Barnabas was among those believers. He had witnessed Saul’s merciless violence. Nevertheless, he sought him out, and offered him his…

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Joseph the Carpenter, A Christmas Musical

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This has been the year of the carpenter at Ragtown, it seems. At the risk of some confusion, we staged “The Carpenter’s Son” earlier this year, and I released a new song entitled “Hands of a Carpenter,” and now we have just begun our new Christmas production of the musical, “Joseph the Carpenter.”  Lots of carpentry. This is a story I shared with our audience last weekend. I’m taking it as evidence that the Lord is still right in the…

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The show was so wonderful last Saturday that I’m bringing 12 plus myself from our church this Saturday. Only two of these ladies have been before to Ragtown. I always tell them once they have attended they will not want to miss a show after that. Thank you and all of the cast for sharing the wonderful talents God has given you with all of us.

Edie D., Abilene, TX

Wow! I enjoyed the whole experience of the play, music, beautiful theater and I hope you are there for many, many years. Everyone from our church was so thrilled, our bus sang all the way back to Lubbock. Thank you again for a wonderful night, and I plan to tell others and definitely come again.

Anna H., Lubbock, TX

What a wonderful time we had last night at Ragtown Gospel Theater! God is so good! He has blessed your family with wonderful talent! To be able to entertain as well as spreading God’s word, and love what you are doing to boot, must be wonderful! Praise to our Lord and Savior! We will be back!

Joyce S., Idalou, TX

I loved Joseph the Carpenter, the story was wonderful I loved the humor. A brilliant performance by the actors and lots of credit goes to the writer. Thank you Chip for using your singing and writing talent for the Lord. May God continue to bless Ragtown Theater and the Polk Families.

Quepha B., Lubbock, TX

Recent Photos From Ragtown…

Satan mocks Jesus at the climax of “Gethsemane”.

The children in “Say Nicklaus” look on sadly as Mina and Nicklaus are forced to leave the orphanage.

Nicklaus, played by Glenn Polk, dances with his children in “Say Nicklaus”, Ragtown’s new Christmas favorite.

Kyle Bullock, playing Jesus in Ragtown’s production of “Gethsemane”, prays in the garden before being tempted by Satan.

Jesus, played by Kyle Bullock, consults with His disciples before entering the garden of Gethsemane.

Glenn performs as Satan in the recent production of “Gethsemane” at Ragtown Gospel Theater

Chip performing with the Ragtown Gospel Band