Tag Archives: Music

Two Places at Once

It doesn’t take a big group to have a mighty fine worship experience as long as you know how to be in two places at once. Continue reading

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He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere (Guy Clark)

Guy Clark is probably the best songwriter you never heard of… his music touched my live and the lives of my wife and my kids. Continue reading

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Keeping Time to the Music

Sometimes the greatest risks we take are when we try to protect ourselves from being hurt by others. Caring and vulnerability actually create great blessings. Continue reading

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Summer Serenade

A refreshing breeze and good friends singing under the trees… it doesn’t seem much of an exaggeration to think this is a foretaste of heaven. Continue reading

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Jam Band Dance Pit

the calming thunder of bass,

the stirring riffs of mandolin,

the crystal clinking of banjo,

mellow merging of flat-picked acoustic guitar

and the sweet careening of fret-less fiddle.
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Embracing Yonder Mountain

Could an evening at a Yonder Mountain String Band concert be something like church? Or should I turn that question around? It included a reunion with a young friend and meeting some new ones. Continue reading

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Awards Shows

I shudder, and refuse to even try to imagine, what will make the current fans of hip-hop and rap shudder when their grandkids crank up whatever device blasts their preferences into the fractured ears of their elders. Continue reading

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