Posts Tagged ‘Music’

chain LinkIt’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything to this blog. I’ve been busy with a lot of things this past year, and I haven’t made the time in my schedule to continue blogging. I do miss it, though, and I’ve been constantly seeing things that I would like to put on here–thus this post.

There’s a lot of good music, and there’s a lot of bad music. There’s a lot of  bad music with good ideologies behind it, and there’s a lot of good music with bad ideologies behind it.

Take The Beatles, for instance. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were prolific songwriters, pumping out top-notch songs such as “Hey Jude” and “Eleanor Rigby” (fantastic strings in that one!), with George Harrison adding a number of hits as well, such as “Here Comes The Sun” and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” (more…)

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Ball and ChainA song came to my mind today. It was on an album one of my brothers used to have. It’s by an artist named Ian Eskelin, and you can find it on his album Save The Humans. If you haven’t listened to it before, you should track it down and give it some of your time. It’s a fantastic album, full of biblical themes packed into an entertaining rock package.

But most of all, this particular song stuck out to me. It speaks to the raging fires of political correctness that have consumed many of our freedoms and much of our courage today, often weaponized to divide and conquer.

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Unboxing Day

Posted: January 14, 2015 in From Me To You, Opinion
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Just uploaded an unboxing of a new Gator Frameworks keyboard stand! Pardon the slightly odd and boring bits. It’s the first unboxing I’ve posted to date, and I had no cameraman…

Music NotesC.S. Lewis is one of my all-time favourite authors (see what I did there?). I’ve read many of his most famous works but not all of them — The Four Loves is one of those on my to-read list. Most of his works that I have read are full books, but I have read a few of his individual articles. This article was referenced in a recent discussion on LinkedIn concerning how to work with the musicians in a worship team. “On Church Music” is a bit broader than was our discussion, but it still has information that is relevant to today’s worship philosophy.

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Paper DrawingIn my post at the end of April, I said that it was important to give your team resources to sharpen them up. Well, I’ve got another resource for you. If you’ve read my article on analog mixers, you may have wanted to share that information with the others in your ministry. The problem is that the article is pretty well a matter of sending someone the link and letting them go at it on their own time, on their own initiative.

But what if there were a way to give them that information in a more tangible form? What if you could cut out a lot of the extra material and get someone jump-started even more quickly, in less time? That could mean the difference between depending solely on one good sound guy and having a few mediocre backups until you can get them better trained.

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