Yesterday I spoke about the importance of high-quality Christian art. I want to follow up today with a few bands/musicians that I would commend to you. For some of you, these names will not be new in the least. But I'm writing primarily to my context in southern Mississippi where these individuals are not as … Continue reading Music You Should Know About
Music is a great medium for teaching sound theology (No pun intended). Don't believe me? Compare your memory of song lyrics versus Scripture verses. The vast majority of people can recite far more songs than passages of Scripture. Why is this? I'm sure there are many factors. One is the amount of time we spend … Continue reading Are You Someone Worth Dying For?
Dear Minstrel, Let me begin by acknowledging that I have zero musical talent. If I auditioned for American Idol, I'd probably make it on TV as one of those people whose audition was absolutely horrendous. You know, the one that makes you ask, "Why in the world would someone with that awful of a voice … Continue reading An Open Letter to Worship Leaders
Family gatherings. The smell of freshly-cut trees. Warm fires on cold nights. Meditations on the life of Jesus. Food. These are all aspects, though not an exhaustive list, of the Christmas season which make it my favorite time of the year. There is another part of Christmas that causes me great joy: Christmas music. That's … Continue reading 3 Christmas Albums You Should Hear