I am a passionate worshiper. I sing loudly and feel the songs deeply. As a former drummer, I also dig rockin' worship. Having said that, my recent travels have given me reason to pause. In three different states - in three different regions of the country - I have had the pleasure of attending … Read more about Who Loves Us? or What’s Up With Worship Music?
A record number of people read the post yesterday “Beyonce and the Bigger Question”. I want to thank everyone who commented on the blog, FaceBook and Twitter for making the conversation so fruitful and constructive. It is a difficult question and we certainly have an issue with race in our … Read more about The Silent White Guy and Invisible Black Women
In the past several week I have read three interesting blog posts about worship. The first was from theologian James K.A. Smith with An Open Letter to Praise Bands The second was from Tony Jones guest posting at PoMoMusings on the next 100 years The third was from Tara Burke over at … Read more about Worried about Worship
I live in a worship culture. Part of it is the North American context. Part of it has to do with my living between two worlds - my family and friends are Evangelical-Charismatic and I work at a Mainline church with a serious music program ... including a gargantuan Pipe Organ. I love music. I … Read more about Can I worship to this song? Poetics and Process