Archive | Music

Carry the Fire: Talking God, permaculture, transhumanism and aliens with Dustin Kensrue!

I love podcasts. So much so, that I’m always this close to starting my own. But I’ll be honest: what’s really fun is being on other people’s podcasts. Getting to talk with brilliant people about what most animates my spirit and imagination? Yes, please. So imagine my intrigue when, about a year ago, my dear friend Sarah […]

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The Virus | A Tribe Called Red ft. Saul Williams, Chippewa Travellers

This song — from A Tribe Called Red featuring Saul Williams and the Chippewa Travellers — feels prophetic from its release a few years back. Take this in: The Virus The people The virus took on many shapes The bear, the elk, the antelope, the elephant, the deer The mineral, the iron, the copper, the […]

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Timeless Quaker Wisdom for this Perilous Present Moment: An interview with Paulette Meier

I was recently able to talk to Quaker activist and singer Paulette Meier, about the spiritual and practical riches of the Society of Friends, and ways that all of us can find peace and grounding in this beautiful tradition. You’ll want to check out her albums, especially Timeless Quaker Wisdom in Plainsong, Come Join the […]

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Blessed is the Man | an interview with Dale Fredrickson

During the height of the long-overdue #MeToo reckoning, when so many people (primarily women, and feminine-identified) were sharing their stories of assault, violation, and pain, I wrote a reflection that’s turned out to be my post popular online writing to-date, with over 20,000 readers sharing: An Open Letter to my Brothers in light of #MeToo. In […]

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Why Does Christian Music Suck? | Impolite Questions for a Generous God | Jeremy Armstrong

The following is an excerpt from Impolite Questions for a Generous God by Jeremy Armstrong. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. As a one-time Christian music journalist, critic, and editor of a magazine focused on worship and the arts, I still get asked by family, acquaintances, and […]

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