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Corporate Worship: Brown

Let’s talk about worship some more. Yesterday, we began with Bill Blankschaen’s article, Why I’m Still Struggling to Sing in Your Church. I shared my own thoughts regarding his concerns. Today, I’d like to write briefly about Jamie Brown’s article … Continue reading

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Corporate Worship: Blankschaen

Let’s talk about worship. Worship is an issue so close to my heart–as a Believer, as a musician, as a struggling theologian, as a cultural observer. There’s so much overlap, yet so much disparity between these parts of my existence. … Continue reading

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The Quotable Floyd, part VI

I can’t tell you how much I love quoting Floyd. He’s witty. He’s real. He’s wise. And often, he’s witty, real, and wise all at once. This semester, we featured the music of British organist, choral director, and composer, Paul … Continue reading

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Daisies

I don’t remember when we met– I’ve known Him forever, it seems. I don’t remember what I said to capture His gaze on me. I don’t remember why I needed Him in my life, but I remember His kiss. And … Continue reading

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Songwriting & Daisies

What can I tell you? I have fallen. Hard. In an awkward conversation about jealousy (I won’t bore you with the details), a friend recently said to me, “I think you should keep writing songs.” How frustrating. How simple. How … Continue reading

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Unavoidable Music: A Blog for Jean

If you read my post about Avoiding Music the other day, you may have felt sad for me or wanted to say something to encourage me without knowing what might do the trick. Jean (the excellent Alto you’ll hear in … Continue reading

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Avoiding Music

I’ve been avoiding music. I know what you’re thinking, but it’s true–I have been avoiding music. Not all music, and not total avoidance, but definitely enough to break my heart last night. Folks, I used to count the songs. I … Continue reading

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