This interview aired on November 11, 2020.
From her first rejection to becoming an award-winning worship leader and singer, Babbie Mason spent an hour on Mornings with Tabi, sharing her song-writing strategies, her passion for teaching others, and her heart for worshipping the Lord. You'll enjoy this warm and laid-back conversation that takes us behind the scenes of this amazing woman's life.
The name Babbie Mason is synonymous with excellence in the Christian community. A two-time Dove Award winning singer-songwriter of Christian music and a best-selling author and speaker, Babbie’s ministry has blessed millions around the globe for more than three decades. Gracing the stage in numerous events and venues such as Billy Graham Crusades worldwide, Women of Faith Conferences, the Grammy Awards, Bill Gaither’s Homecoming, Dr. Charles Stanley’s In Touch, and Carnegie Hall, her gifts and talents are still making room for her. Babbie has shared the platform with American Presidents Carter, Ford and Bush, and many other dignitaries including Former First Lady Barbara Bush, Lady Margaret Thatcher, General Norman Scwartzkof and General Colin Powell.
A preacher’s daughter, Babbie was playing the piano for her father’s church full-time by age nine. Those early days have paved the way for her long-lasting career. She was inducted into The Christian Music Hall of Fame in 2010 for her contributions to the Gospel music industry. A host of other awards and commendations line her walls, including eleven Dove Award Nominations and nominations for the Grammy, The Emmy and The Stellar Awards. Babbie has garnered two ASCAP Awards and ten number one radio singles. Her compositions have been recorded by Cece Winans, Larnelle Harris, Ron Kenoly, Helen Baylor, Albertina Walker and The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. A sought after women’s conference speaker, Babbie brings the messages of her numerous books and Bible studies to center stage, teaching women and Christian creatives that they matter to God and that He can use their gifts and talents regardless of their age or the adversities they may face.
Babbie is an adjunct professor of Songwriting and Entrepreneurship in Music Business at Lee University in Tennessee and was tapped to teach at her alma mater, Spring Arbor University in Michigan. Babbie serves on the Advisory Council for the School of Music at Liberty University and received an honorary doctorate in 2019 from El Bon College of Ministry in Apple Valley, California.
In addition to Babbie’s eighth book, Fully Qualified: Maximizing Your God-Given Potential, her ventures include www.babbiemasonradio.com, an online radio station that features the music of independent artists and inspirational interviews with indie artists and self-published authors. Babbie is currently completing a songwriting textbook, Songwriting Made Easier, that she will use in her university songwriting courses, online webinars and individual coaching.
The parents of two adult sons, Babbie and Charles Mason live on a farm in Georgia and enjoy fishing, eating fresh from the garden, starry nights and sunsets.
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