The hot sun beats down on his bare back, baking the red clay dirt under his feet; muscles sore from long hours of hard labor as he toils picking cotton…. Feelings of despair press upon him. He cries out to … Continue reading CD Review: “I’m Gonna Sing” by The Acclamation Chorale
It wasn’t until 1863, nearly fifty years after it was first sung, that it was translated to English and today “Silent Night” is sung in more than 300 languages. Continue reading The Stories Behind the Carols
Just over a year ago, the AIIA held a conference in Bangor, Maine. This apologetics conference, named “Why Jesus,” featured famous speakers such as Ravi Zacharias and Lee Strobel and quickly sold out of its 6,755 tickets. Saturday morning at … Continue reading Music Review – Hymns of the Church #2
Analyzing media is difficult. It seems that you can find as many decided, contrary opinions as you can thinking Christians, and we struggle to find biblical direction because media and the Bible seem to have minimal overlap. Our discussion today … Continue reading Evaluating Media
Note to reader: Among Anabaptist circles, discussions about music often cause deep division. Some view the slightest nod to contemporary music as liberal drift; others write off any critique as fuddy-duddy traditionalism. Our desire as a blog is not to … Continue reading Hillsong: Let Hope Rise
Congratulations to Alyssa Yoder for winning a free copy of “Furthering Flight” by Avdon! Thank you all for filling out the readership survey and stay tuned for more giveaways in the future! Here is our review of the CD, … Continue reading “Furthering Flight” by Avdon CD Giveaway Results!
A small group of post-high schoolers sit in a circle discussing something important – an idea which is dear to the hearts of each one of them. What is this idea? It is a group of young people, so I … Continue reading Music Review: “Furthering Flight” by Avdon
Looking for new music? Perhaps you’re wanting to expand or change your musical tastes, but feel like you don’t really know what you’re looking for. Maybe you need to be convinced to try new music. That’s why you need to … Continue reading Arise CD Review