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Listening to Silence

*throwback entry from a couple weeks ago* For the first time this week, I heard it: silence. An electrical storm had rolled through town, temporarily knocking out the power on my street.  Cocooned in the living room, the very center of my home, silence enveloped me. At first this silence was unwelcome.  I was in… Continue reading Listening to Silence

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Saturday Song: the musician’s mission

Tonight I read this excellent blog post from Desiring God: Preaching Jesus With Our Songs Here are a few of my favorite thought-provoking quotes: If Ivan Illich’s words are true, “We live in a world that does not carry within itself the reason for its own existence,” then music must play a significant role in… Continue reading Saturday Song: the musician’s mission