Martin Luther The role of the arts in spreading a Christian worldview is a frequent theme in this space. Darrow Miller often points out that the church largely abandoned the study and practice of the arts generations ago and we are reaping the fruit of that today. The world’s music
Balladeers shape culture We are witnessing the slow death of Western civilization and indeed whole nations in Europe and North America. Cultural Marxists and their moral and cultural relativist followers celebrate this deconstruction of Western culture and society. Others mourn the loss of the order that made the glory of Western civilization
Seventeen years into the 21st century, threatening cultural and political storms sweep the world. Are Christians prepared? Are we creating robust cultures? Are we living lives that will equip us to face these winds? In fact we may be facing the “perfect storm,” three dangerous phenomena colliding at the same
If you enjoy harmony in music, you should probably thank the people who brought us the Bible. That’s one way to restate the message of a recent blog post by our friend, Christian Overman. Westerners take melody and harmony for granted. But “Western” music did not spring from a vacuum.
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 us in the Disciple Nations Alliance. Sometimes they become co-laborers
As my daughter and I went on a sunset stroll last week, I began singing some Christmas carols and landed on “Joy to the World” – a song that we spent a good deal of time reflecting on last January. As I began singing the third verse, I was so
The other day as I was driving to work, “The Little Drummer Boy” came on the radio. I’m sure we all hear this song at least once every year around Christmastime, but its full meaning is something that I hadn’t really recognized until I heard it this year. Let’s look
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This is post 9 of 9 in the series “Music that Writes Culture” Music that Writes Culture, Part 1 Music that Writes Culture, Part 2 Music that Writes Culture, Part 3 Music that Writes Culture, Part 4 Music that Writes Culture, Part 5 Music that Writes Culture, Part 6 Music
This is post 8 of 9 in the series “Music that Writes Culture” Music that Writes Culture, Part 1 Music that Writes Culture, Part 2 Music that Writes Culture, Part 3 Music that Writes Culture, Part 4 Music that Writes Culture, Part 5 Music that Writes Culture, Part 6 Music