Juxtaposition :: Thoughts on using hymns in modern worship…

Contrast is very trendy right now. Particularly the contrast between the very old and the very new. I’m sure you’ve seen those design magazines that have a picture of an old, rustic, paint-chipped door behind a brand new, super-sleek, modern chair. Or a 1920’s typewriter sitting on top of table from Ikea. There is something … Continue reading Juxtaposition :: Thoughts on using hymns in modern worship…

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Auto-Tuning Your Life :: The Long-term Effects Of Short-Term Convenience

Many of you only know Auto-Tune as a sweet app on your phone that makes you sound like T-Pain. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg that is auto-tuning. Auto-Tune is a digital recording tool that automatically adjusts the pitch of a singer to the correct note when they miss it. It was originally … Continue reading Auto-Tuning Your Life :: The Long-term Effects Of Short-Term Convenience

‘Tis The Season For Jazz And Jesus

Everybody loves jazz and Jesus at Christmas time. They both start popping up in random advertisements, retail stores and restaurants everywhere in December. Once again, we drive past illuminated, plastic nativities to the sound of a swing beat on a ride cymbal.  And we go shopping and drink hot Chocolate with the subtle dissonance of … Continue reading ‘Tis The Season For Jazz And Jesus