Monthly Archives: September 2012

5 Songs for the Fallen Pastor: “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me”

Tweet I am a huge U2 fan. I’m also a big Batman fan. When I heard that U2 was putting song on the Batman Forever movie soundtrack, I went crazy. They wrote, “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me,” for the movie. I love this song. The song talks about how fickle the music business is and how fans… Read more »

My Interview on The Drew Marshall Show

Tweet I did a radio interview on The Drew Marshall Show last Saturday. It’s ready for download if you click this link. You can also go directly to the page by clicking here. It’s about thirty minutes long and I hope I got a decent message across. Let me know what you think! __________________ Ray Carroll is the author of “Fallen… Read more »

I Didn’t Want To Write This Post. Gun Control.

Tweet Oh hey, by the way, I wrote a post over at Provoketive Magazine called, “I Didn’t Want to Write This Post. Gun Control.“ I usually keep all my fallen pastor/forgiveness type stuff over here and write other stuff over at Provoketive. I love that place. Anyway, I came to terms with my feelings about gun ownership. It took me… Read more »

5 Songs for the Fallen Pastor: “Don’t Let Us Get Sick”

Tweet Warren Zevon is a great music talent that left this world too soon. Most of you know him from his song, “Werewolves of London.” Don’t know that song? The sad part is, most people can’t tell the intro from that song from Kid Rock’s “All Summer Long.” Yeah, Kid Rock sampled “Werewolves of London” to emulate “Sweet Home Alabama.”… Read more »

5 Songs For The Fallen Pastor: “Afterlife”

Tweet I remember shortly after I had fallen, I was substitute teaching and going through my divorce. I had a kid in class that had an “Avenged Sevenfold” shirt on. It had a green skull on it. I asked, “Are they any good?” He said, “They rock.” I said, “Well, give me  a song of theirs to download and I’ll… Read more »

5 Songs For The Fallen Pastor: “Show Me What I’m Looking For”

Tweet Now before you get all excited, let me explain this series. I explained it a little in my previous post. When a pastor is in the midst of his adultery, he thinks a lot of things. He’s trying to justify, he’s forsaking one relationship and entering another, and he’s forging ahead whether anyone cares or not. Even sinning against… Read more »

Five Songs For The Fallen Pastor

Tweet Frequently, I hear radio interviewers ask their marks, “What do you have on your iPod right now?“ It’s supposed to give into the person’s psyche, their mind. Their current level of thinking, blah, blah. So, starting Monday, I thought I’d share with you the five most important songs for me when I was in the midst of my failure…. Read more »

Reminder: I’ll Be On The Drew Marshall Show Sat/2:30 CST

Tweet Hey everyone. Just a quick reminder. I’m honored to be a guest on the Drew Marshall show this Thursday at 2:30 CST. If you aren’t blessed enough to know about Drew Marshall and his show, click this link. Here’s a little stuff from his site: “Drew now hosts Canada’s Most Listened To Spiritual Talk Show – listened to by… Read more »