This last weekend was not only the start of a new summer conference season, but the launch of a new ministry... Steubenville Worship! For over the past decade, I have led worship at the summer conferences as "Bob Rice and the worship team" or "Bob Rice and the band". Some summers we came up with [...]

In June and July, I was blessed to do 12 conferences! Six of them were Steubenville youth conferences (I hosted three and led worship for three). I even got off campus this year by hosting the first Steubenville Toronto conference. It was a truly amazing and incredible experience. One of the most exciting things for [...]

Did you know in Hawaii that the story of "The Little Drummer Boy" is re-told as "The Little Ukelele Boy?" Probably not, because I just made that up. But if there was a story about "The Little Ukulele Boy," it would star Kyle Heimann. Kyle is the answer to the question, "Who did that amazing [...]

When people ask me about my music, my usual joke is, "I'm a big fan of me. I have all my CDs." The truth is that I rarely hear my own music unless 1) my kids ask for it, or 2) it comes up on my iTunes shuffle. But there is a third category: unless [...]

Regular readers of my blog (as well as Facebook friends and Twitter followers) know that for the past two months I've been fundraising for my newest CD, "The Gospel Accordion to Bob Rice." It ended at 11:59 PM last night and the final total is $12,275—over three thousand more than I had originally asked! The [...]

As I write from New Hampshire in my parent's house (vacation time with my family,) it's hard to believe it was just a day ago I was playing the final song of the summer at the Defending the Faith Conference. The final conferences of the summer are always a high point. Wednesday to Friday was [...]

This is the one "true" accordion song off the upcoming CD. What you hear is what it is (except I can play it better—it was a challenge to do a good take between napping baby, loud kids, etc!) Just a boy and his accordion, praising the Lord. The words are from Psalm 95. Those of [...]