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Please, Come Talk to Me…

Have you ever experienced a breakdown in communication with someone, and felt like if only the two of you could have an un-guarded, ego-free conversation, all would be healed? Peter Gabriel strikes to the heart of the matter in this incredible song – one of my favorites. Here is one song, recorded in three different eras, with […]

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Ancient-Future Worship: The Odes Project

I’m no musician, but I think a lot about worship-in-song. As I’ve commented some before, I want to see worship become increasingly wise and transformative, with everything from lyrics to tone aiding in the development and formation of the worshiper. (More about this in a post soon – probably something about ‘integral worship.’) This doesn’t […]

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The Meaning of Christianity – Leonard Cohen

Seth: You have such vivid Christian imagery in many of your songs, and much of it is contrasted with the selfishness of the “modern” individual. I was wondering what’s your take on the state of Christianity today? Leonard Cohen: Dear Seth, I don’t really have a ‘take on the state of Christianity.’ But when I […]

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