The book of Habakkuk teaches us how to respond when we are surrounded by injustice and violence. He responds with a psalm–a song. This is why I chose Habakkuk to be the focus of a Selah Worship Arts service I led at my church in September. The songs, creative elements, and prayers used in the Selah … Continue reading Habakkuk In (more than) 15 Minutes
The end of the year is a time of lists. Top news stories of the year, top movies, top books. Each year I keep track of the books I read. (I have previously written about my system of reading here: Reading Two Five). Here is my list of the books I read in 2018. I did a … Continue reading 2018 Reading List
Church music can be controversial. So much so that disagreements over church music have been referred to as “worship wars.” But the internet is built for controversy. So here are 10 reasons to oppose new music in church. Continue reading 10 Reasons to Oppose New Church Music
There’s a thrift store in Cobourg, Ontario that my wife and I absolutely love. Whenever we are out at the cottage we stop in at this hodge-podge store and look for cheap furniture, kitchen items, and books. Oh, the books. We always return home with more books than we originally brought with us. Two of … Continue reading Smarter Shallows?