after this

i'm in the midst of a class that's forcing me to wonder about my place in the worship-music world. i want to do music. i want to worship. but i don't want to do worship music all the time. it's not because i don't enjoy worship. it's just hard for me to know how i …

…i messed up

it has been a couple months since my resolve: to tell people that i'm not sure what i'm doing post MDiv, that i don't know where God's leading, but i know it's something beyond what i can imagine. well, just yesterday i forgot that resolve. let's be real. when a potential future employer says "so …

strumming

my pain with his fingers singing my life with his words killing me softly with his song telling my whole life with his words no wonder it's such a great song...it comes from poetry. good words = good lyrics = great music = fantastically fun performance = fun was had by all = what i …

the difference

i sing from time to time. the difference between an enjoyable music experience and a regrettable music experience is intentionality. today i was intentional and i enjoyed it. i teach 3 days a week. the difference between an energizing session and a boring session is intentionality. today i bored myself. i do homework just about …

love.music

there's something great yet awful about beautiful music: it energizes, encourages and then makes you stay up a little later so you can write about it. trust me...it's making me do this! i will lack sleep tomorrow because of music. it's NOT my fault. i am NOT in control of this. haha i'll always enjoy …

okay

so to say my jazz singing days are numbered is slightly over-the-top. what i should say is that i have to put other stuff first. what i sing most, what people hear from my lips most, should be songs that speak directly to who Christ is , what he's done, how wonderful it is to …