Review: Art and Music: A Student’s Guide

Art and Music: A Student’s Guide by Paul Munson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was really an excellent little book. Accessible, perceptive, engaging, and rooted in that Christian intellectual tradition this little Crossway…

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New Song Based on Psalm 51 by Dustin Battles and Joey Holscher

Computer-generated statistics tell me that a full fifty-percent of my blog readership is a budding lyricist. Check this out. Rich stuff based on my favorite psalm. I hear people who pay better attention to congregational song…

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Hometown Boy Makes Good

BJU alum Dan Forrest receives well-deserved praise for oft-performed new work.

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Church Music

I sometimes wonder: if “attractional” churches which use a genre of music called “bone-shaking” had their way, would the kind of music below just disappear? That would be very, very sad. The composer of that…

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Pop Music and Twinkies

May conservative Christians pause long enough in our denunciations of pop music to wonder out loud what our biggest problem with it is? Is pop music wrong with a capital WRONG, or is it just,…

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Let Me Make the Songs of a Nation, and I Care Not Who Makes Its Laws

Andrew Fletcher famously said, “Let me make the songs of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.” I’ve heard this and similar arguments many times, and I just read another example in…

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