Category Archives: Music

Artists Speaking to the Culture

If you regularly read Darrow Miller and Friends, you may have noticed that I have a heart for Christians in the arts. Especially I want to encourage young artists. I aspire to be a clarion call to raise up artists … Continue reading

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How MUSIC Shapes a Culture and the World

Music is more than just an aural experience, as I was reminded recently by something I read. It’s always fun to find those in our travels to whom God has given a similar message. That’s certainly true for those of … Continue reading

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CREATOR and CREATION: How Did God Make It Happen? part 2

Here’s the conclusion to part 1 of  CREATOR and CREATION: How Did God Make It Happen? published on Monday. There was soon light enough for them to see one another’s faces. The Cabby and the two children had open mouths and … Continue reading

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CREATOR and CREATION: How Did God Make It Happen?

Over the years, as I have taught on the significance of worldview for our lives and for the creation of godly culture, I have always touched briefly on how God created. In fact Genesis 1 reveals that God created the universe … Continue reading

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Create Something on Earth to Hang on Heaven’s Wall

When I was in school, my teachers in two subjects taught me the concept of transposition. In math we learned to move a number and its sign from one side of the equation to another. In music we learned to … Continue reading

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Stories and Sermons: Two Genres, One Powerful Effect

Eric Metaxas, author and worldview observer, recently wrote an article on Breakpoint (Not Sermons but Stories) on a topic near and dear to us here at Darrow Miller and Friends. He wrote about the influence and driving power of worldview … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky From the Trash: Classical Music for Paraguay’s Poor Kids!

Recently my daughter, Maryrose Young, sent me a short video of the LandFill Harmonic orchestra. The  inspirational video powerful depicts the imago Dei humanity of the poorest of the poor. Men, women, and children who live and work in a garbage dump discover … Continue reading

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What Steve Jobs Taught Us About Beauty

My friends know that, for good or ill, I am neither technically oriented nor have much appreciation of pop music. Yet I was very interested when a friend recently showed me a tribute to Steve Jobs from Bono. I do know … Continue reading

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What Do Martin Luther and the Arab Spring Have in Common?

Today, we marvel at how quickly revolutions form. The so-called Arab Spring exploded though the use of modern technology and social networking. The world is different than it was only a year ago. We have seen similar stirrings in Russia … Continue reading

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A Call for Balladeers

Recently I had the privilege of teaching at the YWAM base in Puerto Rico. I love being with these folks because of their heart for the message of Biblical worldview, and their readiness to apply DNA teaching in creative art … Continue reading

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