This post originally appeared in The Loop, newsletter of Lexington Baptist Temple. Why do we sing? Why do we lift our voices in praise and adoration? When you stop and think about it, it’s a strange concept – talking with pitch and duration. Sure, some instruments have strings. Some you hit with a stick. Some […]Read More Why Do We Sing?
The Worship Choir at Lexington Baptist Temple is presenting their Christmas Cantata on December 14th at 10:30am. If you can be there, I’d be thrilled. The choir has worked very hard, and it should be a good time of worship. Here’s a list of the songs… -Christmastime -A Strange Way to Save the World -God […]Read More Come Hear Us Sing!
I’ve used the movie Minority Report as an illustration on #NoCamo before. If you have seen the movie, you know that it is a good representation of the way many people believe the future will look. Myself included. Particularly, the fact that there is video everywhere!Read More Why Retina Everything?
Yesterday, the United States experienced a change in leadership, as a number of seats in the Senate and House of Representatives were gained by the Republican party, giving them control of the Congress. The election is seen by many as a mandate for the country to change directions, countering the leadership of Obama. So, will […]Read More Congress: Change is Not a Done Deal
“ist.” Three little words. But I believe they have lots of meaning. Well, they do for me.Read More Guitar Player or Guitarist? Piano Player or Pianist?
My journey into coding has begun anew.Read More Coding – a Journey to Somewhere
In my last post, I lamented the passing of my Nexus 7, my discouragement with my techie lameness, and the lack of time to fix either. I have been tossing around the idea of learning to code for a while now. I even began some CSS lessons on Codecademy a while back, but other things […]Read More The Day the Nexus Died – Coding?
So my Nexus died. I have referenced that tablet in other posts. How I loved that thing. How it suits my content consumption (and some creation) needs to a T. Well, that ceases to be the case when it seizes up after 18 months. #Google #failRead More The Day the Nexus Died
Key of G. I – IV – V – vi – IV – V – I. If you play acoustic guitar in most youth praise bands in churches today, every song with the above chord progression will sound EXACTLY the same. Well, sorta.Read More Learning Licks vs. Chord Progressions
When I taught middle school choir, there were times that I had my students sing music from other cultures and religions. I stressed the fact that, in some instances, a musician is an actor. I told them that, when they sing about God, they don’t have to believe in Him. But the audience needs to […]Read More Gungor, Middle School Choir, and The Greatest American Hero