BARNUM - The Faithful Fire Quartet is bringing its musical ministry to By the Grace of God Church in Barnum at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday.
Quartet members are lead singer Richard Mack, of Oto; high tenor Jim Greve, of Bellevue, Neb.; baritone Samuel Lyon, Lincoln, Neb.; bass Paul Rehm, of Denison.
Faithful Fire started singing in 2008 when Rehm was managing Christian radio stations in western Iowa and Mack was promoting concerts around the area, including for his own Loess Hills Gospel Quartet and The Blackwood Quartet from Knoxville, Tenn.
Faithful Fire Quartet members, from left, are lead singer Richard Mack, of Oto; high tenor Jim Greve, of Bellevue, Neb.; baritone Samuel Lyon, Lincoln, Neb.; bass Paul Rehm, of Denison. The quartet will sing Sunday morning at By the Grace of God Church in Barnum. The concert is free and open to the public.
Sunday's concert is free, and a freewill offering will be accepted.
Mack is the veteran of Faithful Fire and sings regularly in two quartets- Faithful Fire and Triumphant Sound Gospel Quartet in the Sioux City area. He and his wife, Adelle, have a grown son and own a business that services high-tech precision agriculture equipment.
Greve has been part of church choirs and has performed gospel duets with his wife, Kathy, for many years. They have three grown sons.
If you go:
WHO: Faifthful Fire Quartet.
WHAT: Ministry in song.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
WHERE: By the Grace of God Church in Barnum.
THE SERVICE is open to the public.
Lyon is associated with a construction and roofing business. He started his singing career as part of a family group and performs regularly in musical productions with Christian youth and young adults at homeschool conferences in Nebraska and Iowa. He will be married this fall.
Rehm, his wife, Carol, and five of their six children live near Denison, and he is realizing a lifelong dream of singing in a Southern Gospel quartet. His career in Christian radio spans nearly 40 years, and he is a western Iowa account manager for some of Fort Dodge's seven area radio stations.