Music

Should We Have Higher Standards in Musical Tastes?

  Consider the age-old question:  Should Christians have a higher standard in their musical tastes than non-believers?  Actually, it probably is not ‘age-old’ because in ancient times there was not the onslaught of different musical genres or questionable lyrics that we are faced with today. Even looking at church worship, we see in recent... -Read More


African Children’s Lives Changed Through Music

It’s amazing how a simple act of kindness could inspire a lifelong ministry that helps thousands of children. Very often we meet people in our day to day life and activities. Some lead to long term friendships, business opportunities, jobs and in Ray Barnett’s case it led to more ministry.  Ray Barnett, founder of... -Read More


Sensere Brings Their Music Outside Church Walls to the People

Although small beginnings is where Sensere may have started, the appropriately titled name for this humble band is certainly far beyond where they are now. A melodic infusion of gospel, R&B, jazz and neo-soul, Sensere is focused on living out God’s vision by taking their music from the church to the world. The band,... -Read More


Do You Hear What I Hear?

  It will surely happen: I know it! Promptly on January 1, 2016, the annual countdown will begin! Sometime during that day, without warning, a cheery, sweet voice will indubitably say, “Only 11 more months to Christmas dear!” It happens every year, and then…all year.   My Christmas fanatic! I live with a Christmas... -Read More


Choral Music in a World of Fading Arts

  As the world becomes more and more centered on technology and science, the arts seem to be fading. While math and science are necessary, it’s essential we don’t lose sight of the beautiful effect music has on people. One of the most influential ways to study music is through a choir. Chorus America... -Read More