Audrey Assad’s new album Evergreen comes out next month (February 23, 2018). One of the singles already released is… Read More
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Singer/songwriter Audrey Assad has a song that she wrote as a meditation and personal application of the twenty-third Psalm. The song is called I Shall Not Want and is on her 2013 album Fortunate Fall.
From the love of my own comfort
From the fear of having nothing
From a life of worldly passions
Deliver me O God
From the need to be understood
And from a need to be accepted
From the fear of being lonely
Deliver me O God
Deliver me O God
And I shall not want, no, I shall not want
When I… Read More
Religion has accepted the monstrous heresy that noise, size, activity and bluster make a man dear to God. —A.W. Tozer
Sting (yup, Sting—as in the lead singer of the Police) once said…
Silence is disturbing.
It is disturbing because it is the wavelength of the soul.
If we leave no space in our music—and I’m as guilty as anyone else in this regard—then we rob the sound we make of a defining context. It is often music born from anxiety to create more anxiety. It’s as if we’re afraid of leaving space.
Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves.
Tina Francis spoke of this at… Read More
I love these animated shorts featuring musicians…
Here’s one with Johnny Cash talking about the Gospel and why he’s not… Read More
Tony Anderson is a successful composer who is welcoming an extra push outside of himself from an unlikely friend: Donnie. This video with Tony teaches us to embrace interruptions and trash our stuffy/competitive/deadline driven perspectives. I hope his story helps you love the people around you a little more freely… Read More
My new favorite song of the moment is Rise Up by Andra Day. I love what she says at the beginning of the video – it reminds me of this verse…
“Encourage each other and give each other strength—build each other up—just as you are doing now.” —1 Thessalonians 5.11
Check it out… Read More
So, this is different. Generally each week I share some blog posts from around the internet that I found to be worthy of a shout out… but today I won’t be sharing blog posts. Instead, only videos. And they’re rather mellow. Chill.
I won’t bother giving any commentary, other than to say I found them to be beautiful – so I’m whispering shouts about these videos:
#1. VIDEO—Broken Vessels… Read More
Just thought I’d share the music I’m enjoying this summer. Below are 10 songs on my summertime playlist…
#1. Sideways by Wrabel. I’m currently obsessed with… Read More
We survived “Blue Monday.” Let’s celebrate! Here are some freebies & fun stuff for ya…
I can’t stop Tweeting lines from this book. Love it. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment).
This is currently (still) my favorite book. I love the stories, adventure, & challenge to love God & do stuff. Be the first one to comment on this blog post & I’ll send you a copy (scroll down to the bottom of this page to comment). Also—follow Bob Goff on Twitter. You’ll be glad you did.
Look for the line, “I like your elbows.”
Can’t help but like this guy—the President of Uruguay.
Thank you Taco Bell.
So. Much. Drama.
The music of Hauschka.
I think I could do it. Not sure I could live with anyone else in it.
See you next Friday for more fun & free stuff!
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