Building on Matt's post on the vapid nature of most contemporary worship music I want to address a question many have brought up to me and one that I have heard time and again asked to others. It goes a little something like this - “Ok, I buy in principle your argument that today's worship … Continue reading Learning To Sing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UXfBXv78uOo Christmas is not the happiest time of the year for many of us. Most of the year holds little happiness for many. What is particularly hard is that for some reason we all pretend that come the holiday season we should all be merry and bright. Christians are the worst about this. Recently during … Continue reading Hey Christian, Christmas Is For Sufferers
It has never been said that I am boring. Many other adjectives have been used, some not so kind. I love poetry, literature, food, brewing, making stuff, remodeling, gardening and working in my urban orchard. I have come to accept that I am what my mom thinks I am, a renaissance man. I am also … Continue reading Your Creativity Is Killing You
I loath the way the Lord's Supper is handled in most churches. And I am not even referring to those haute innovators of things like the U2charist (yeah, it's real, no joke). If anything it is the flippancy, thoughtlessness, irreverence, and general boring nature of the practice. One of the things that has always intrigued … Continue reading From Altar to Table – Who Cares?