Tag: Christian Music

WHAT SHOULD MUSIC IN THE CHURCH SOUND LIKE?

There’s been a lot of debate in recent decades over what music, or the worship in church should sound like, but it seems that what's known as the "contemporary" style of worship has pretty much triumphed over hymns in most evangelical churches. I here offer my viewpoint, for what it's worth, and a suggested fix … Continue reading WHAT SHOULD MUSIC IN THE CHURCH SOUND LIKE?

MY TEN GREATEST EXPERIENCES 9: LARKS’ TONGUES IN ASPIC Part 1

 MY TEN GREATEST EXPERIENCES, 9: LARKS’ TONGUES IN ASPIC Part 1 “Larks’ Tongues In Aspic”! A delicacy, no doubt, and to this day I’m not sure if it ever was a real dish actually eaten by anyone... but the significance is in the concept of its rarity. At the tender age of fifteen I traveled fifty miles from … Continue reading MY TEN GREATEST EXPERIENCES 9: LARKS’ TONGUES IN ASPIC Part 1

THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN: MIND BURP 13

1: ONE BODY, TWO DIFFERENT PEOPLE No, I’m not schizophrenic…and neither am I. It sometimes seems to me, as I watch my two sons grow and change so quickly, that they are different people than they once were. The babies who lived in my house are no longer to be found, and the small boys they once … Continue reading THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN: MIND BURP 13

THANK THE LORD FOR SECULAR MUSIC!

THANK THE LORD FOR SECULAR MUSIC! If it were not for secular music, discerning music lovers would be condemned to a lifetime (but not an eternity- HALLELUJAH) of being told by a small ruling elite what “good music” has to sound like. If you can just stray a little from the usual sources, you’ll find … Continue reading THANK THE LORD FOR SECULAR MUSIC!