In episode 54 of Dangerous Dogma, Khalia Williams, associate dean of worship and music at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, talks about teaching and leading worship and co-director the Baptist Studies Program. She also discusses worship in light of COVID, race, location, and
Christina Ray Stanton explores the life of Broadway music director, conductor of world-class orchestras, and award-winning composer and arranger Laura Bergquist. Through it all, Laura has never lost sight of what motivates her: a desire to create beautiful music that tells wonderful stories, a profound
The actor-turned-evangelical Christian activist Kirk Cameron led a large outdoor Christmas caroling event Tuesday night in Thousand Oaks, California, despite a COVID-19 surge that is filling hospital beds across the southern part of the state.
The holidays, it appears, are here. And with them, the annual sleigh-dump of Christmas music, which this year arrives like an unsolicited fruitcake: unexpectedly heavy, disproportionately sweet, and near impossible to digest.
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Songs are the surest way to teach theology. About 40% of the Psalms are psalms of lament. Even those that are not fully lamentations contain elements of the Old Testament’s language of protest in faith.
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Amid mental health hardships during the pandemic, multiple Christian music artists have homed in on the needs of their communities to release songs that speak directly to those dealing with increased mental health trials and doubts.
News of sexual abuse allegations against composer Davis Haas has stunned the progressive Catholic world, whose liturgical soundtrack is filled with his songs and lyrics imbued with calls for love, justice, and inclusion.