Monthly Archives: October 2013

Anatomy of a PsalmSong

Matt Redman stole my idea. Back in the spring, I decided to write a song using Numbers 6:24-26 as the lyrics for the chorus: The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his … Continue reading

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Smart Like a Rock

In Genesis 28, Jacob reclines on a rock and has an encounter with God. The other day, I went looking for an encounter with God and all I really ended up with was a rock. Or so it seemed at the … Continue reading

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Tears Are Still Not Enough, Part 2

Yesterday, I shared my recent rock down Memory Lane, from Band-Aid Street to Hear ‘n Aid Boulevard. I asked whether we in the West have gotten any better at taking care of the the least of these in the post-Geldof era. I also promised … Continue reading

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Tears Are Still Not Enough, Part 1

I gave a couple of bucks to African famine relief the other day. Motivated more by nostalgia than charity, I decided to buy the original Band-Aid recording of Do They Know It’s Christmas? and USA For Africa’s We Are the World. … Continue reading

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