Songs for Charleston

Every word I’ve tried to speak about the tragic church shooting in Charleston has tasted like ash in my mouth. What dare we say in the face of unspeakable evil? Tonight, though, I heard the very fine song Steven Curtis Chapman wrote for Charleston (You Will Not Be …

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Holy Week Confessions

A lyric video for “My Favourite Lie” …

Meeting on Mountains (Transfiguration)

You are probably aware that it’s Valentine’s Day this weekend, but did you know it’s also Transfiguration Sunday (February 15)? Here’s a repost of a piece I shared 2 years ago exploring what it might have been like to be present on that mountain …

As much as I love …

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A Song and a Prayer for New Year’s …

New Year 2015 formed from sparking digits over black background

New Year 2015 formed from sparking digits over black background

A Song and a Prayer for New Year’s … not necessarily in that order …

A Prayer:

Maker of heaven and earth, space and time, entering this new …

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True Confessions: How a Bad Pun Birthed A New Song

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I’ve always loved puns. I was never particularly adept at schoolyard games, but I could make words play. (You can imagine how popular this made me in grade school.)

For a little stretch his past month, I enjoyed posting a daily pun on my Facebook page and watching …

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