Mediocrity is under-rated

I have a really good friend who would love to write a book celebrating mediocrity. It’s a subject I’ve been thinking about a lot recently as both of my boys dive back into their schools. The worlds of academia, sport and music don’t seem to put a high value on…

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| Sovereign Grace – Prayers of the Saints | Review

On the surface.. The temptation is to be too gushing about this album, because it is quite possibly the best songs-for-church album I've heard in a long time.  Strong melodies, awesome words, and a really well produced album. It focusses on the ideas of endurance in hard times, dwelling on…

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Jesus shall reign

Sometimes its helpful to think a little deeper about the hymns and songs that we sing. So we asked Daniel Johnson to give us some historical and theological background to this Isaac Watts classic that has been recently adapted by the Gettys. We hope you find this interesting and helpful.…

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Theology of the Arts – Part 4

  Welcome back to our brief(ish) four-part trawl through the murky waters of art theology. We began, effectively, by asking the question: “How do we answer when we’re asked to justify art?” This demand for justification is something that artists are familiar with. It might come from parents: “Don’t you…

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Theology of the Arts – Part 3

  Looking at Crutches (continued) Since we started the last two posts with a quote from a composer, I thought this time we would begin with a painter. Unfortunately I began my search amongst the sayings of Salvador Dali, and I’m still trying to recover. So instead, here’s a little…

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Theology of the Arts – Part 2

  Looking at Crutches Here is how Anton Bruckner responded to his critics: “They want me to write differently. Certainly I could, but I must not. God has chosen me from thousands and given me, of all people, this talent. It is to Him that I must give account. How…

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V-v-v-volume

Everyone's favourite topic. There's tonnes of blog posts across the internet discussing this, and as always with the internet some are much more helpful than others. Everyone has something to say, and everyone thinks they're right. But I think the discussion is less about how loud it should be, and…

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PDF Hymnal G-I

Give to our God Glorious things TAB Glory be to God the Father God of the covenant God whose almighty word Great God of wonders Great is thy faithfulness Guide me O my great Redeemer Here_is_Love Hail the day Holy holy holy TAB How good a thing it is How…

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PDF Hymnal J-L

Jerusalem the Golden Jesus lover of my soul Jesus the name high over all Jesus Paid it All Just as I am Let earth and heaven combine Let us sing the King Messiah Lord be my vision Lord it is not within my care Lord, speak to me

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PDF Hymnal M-P

Now thank we all our God O Breath of life O for a closer walk with God O for a heart to praise O for a thousand tongues O God our hope O Lord my God O sacred head Our Father God Our God stands Praise him, praise him Praise…

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