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After Your Dreams Have All Died

“After your dreams have all died…what are you?” That’s the final question in “New Low” from Middle Class Rut. The video will make you sad and then make you laugh with its dark comedy. Songs like “New Low” are why … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Singer: Ana Marquez-Greene

Last Friday, a gunman murdered 20 children and 6 adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Shortly before, he had killed his own mother. Ana Marquez-Greene, one of the 6-year-old victims sang “Come Thou Almighty King” with her … Continue reading

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Teamwork = 5 People Playing 1 Guitar

Teamwork creates harmony! Teamwork enhances effectiveness! Teamwork builds security! Teamwork grows camaraderie! Teamwork fulfills vision! The teamwork in this video will bend your mind:

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I Love Artists

I love artists! They see the world differently and help me to look at it in new ways. They create beauty from the ether of imagination. They are unbound by “is” and “was.” Scientists cultivate deep curiosity, but they cannot … Continue reading

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Celebrity Worship

What a crazy week. On Sunday morning I worshiped with Kari. On Monday afternoon as I flew from LAX to Nashville, NBC played a commercial for The Sing-Off. Kari, who led worship with me on Sunday morning, was serenading me … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: Use Music Teenagers Like!

Martin’s 9 Mottoes for Worship Motto #3: USE MUSIC TEENAGERS LIKE! Luther was fanatical about music. Why did he introduce pop music into worship? How would he guide worship planners today? He urged churches and parents against songs that “prostitute…art … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: Don’t Be Boring!

Martin’s 9 Mottoes for Worship Motto #1: DON’T BE BORING! What? Martin Luther didn’t say that, did he? He came very close to saying exactly that! Luther’s words: “In church we do not want to quench the spirit of the … Continue reading

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Lauren Barlow: Called to greatness!

Hanging out this morning with Lauren Barlow of BarlowGirl, here’s a little of what she had to say: “We are called to greatness. We are called to change the world. “We are called to dream the dreams that God dreams … Continue reading

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Josh Groban’s “Higher Window”

Josh Groban keeps plucking heart strings with his amazing vocal ability. On top of that, the man can write with beauty. Great beauty, a gift from God, tends to point back to God as hinted in the brand-new “There Is … Continue reading

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“Liquor Store Blues” by Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars was nominated this week for 7 Grammy Awards. I don’t expect to join his fan club, but I appreciate his honesty and creativity in writing “Liquor Store Blues.” He can teach the Church how to talk about sin … Continue reading

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