The Newest Super Cool Website Thingy…

I am so far behind on blogging I’ll probably never catch up.

Wanted to write about the great JT/Carole King show. Wanted to write about playing with Rick Saturday night. Wanted to write about the clergy retreat show. Wanted to write about Memphis (probably still will…). Wanted to write about the FeastFest show. Wanted to write about getting an email from Robert Lamm (kid you not…).
Wanted to write some other things that completely escaped me now.

It’s all too much to think about. So, for the moment I’ll just write about the coolest new website gadget I’ve found this month…

It’s an iPod mp3 player for my website. And after a lot of work, I’ve finally got it up and running all over the website. The player below now loads when you visit the main page of my site (www.ericfolkerth.com). But feel free to play around with it here:

I’ve also set up an individual player for several of my soundclips pages: the “Songs for the Time Being” page, the “Return” page, and even the “Connections Band” page.

Pretty cool, huh?

Yes. I actually do get excited about this stuff.

I’m such a geek.

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He’s a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named “best judge” by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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