Wednesday, 10 December 2014 04:35

Thank God for music

We sing the Good News so that the rest of the world begins to sing along.

Published in Columns

Churches increasingly opt for the latter, but some Christian musicians say abandoning choirs is a bad idea.

Published in Herald Magazine
Monday, 15 September 2014 10:28

Seeking God through worship — and jazz

Jazz’s improvisational nature reflectes the free-flowing nature of the Holy Spirit, say advocates of using the musical form in worship.

Published in Media and Arts

The band’s latest release is theologically rich, though subtler than its earlier work.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 18 November 2013 12:20

Singing faith: Hymns both praise and teach

Church music is not just for worship. It also is a tool for teaching what a congregation believes.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 18 November 2013 12:14

Singing Faith: The great texts endure

Why does some sacred music, like “Amazing Grace,” remain popular for generations while other worship songs come and go?

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:42

Prison songs

In times of hardship, singing “brings out the soul.”

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 15:39

You can't please everyone

It's impossible to please everyone when selecting music in the church, but pastors and music ministers must remember to be Christ-like when discussing and making those decisions.

Published in Vital Signs
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 12:40

London calling: Baptist wins song contest

“You Are There” by Baptist worship leader Giles Blankenship was named top song in Integrity Music Europe’s international “Search for a Song” competition.

Published in Media and Arts
Tuesday, 06 August 2013 14:50

Thinking inside the boxes

One week I received several boxes via FedEx and UPS. The items came in boxes of various sizes, shapes and wrappings. Going through boxes padded with “shipping peanuts,” air-filled plastic rolls and shredded-paper fluff, my thoughts turned to how the box theme might relate to today’s church scene.

Published in Commentaries
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