Category: Episodes

I Know Whom I Have Believed | Episode 84

In today’s episode we’re going to look at an old classic chorus, I Know Whom I Have Believed. We’ll be talking about a man who was saved while praying for someone else, how good songs can come out of revival movements too, and why we can have certainty in our faith even if we don’t …

Hillsong Exposed: The Method Behind the Music | Episode 83

Following on from our previous episode, we’re taking a deeper look into the method behind the music of churches like Hillsong. We’re looking at the origins of the Pentecostal and Revivalist movements, and we’re going to try to answer the million dollar question: should Christians sing these songs at church?

Part 2: Getting a Handel on ‘Messiah’ with DJ Bulls and Dr Aaron Rice | Episode 80

Today we’re finishing our short series on Handel’s Messiah with special guests DJ Bulls and Dr Aaron Rice. We find out the history behind Messiah and how Handel plagiarised his own work to create it. We will also talk about the controversy of the Oratorio and where this piece really ends.

Part 1: The Man Behind ‘Messiah’ with D. J. Bulls and Dr Aaron Rice | Episode 79

Today, we’re kicking off a short series on Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with special guests D. J. Bulls and Dr Aaron Rice. We’re looking the man behind this epic piece, discussing how Handel was instrumental in forming the music of an era, and analysing why his music has stood the test of time. All that and more!

Alas! And Did My Saviour Bleed? with Chris Fenner | Episode 78

We’re interviewing special guest, Chris Fenner, the creator and managing editor of Hymnology Archive. We’re continuing our countdown to Easter with him as we discuss Isaac Watts’s hymn ‘Alas! And Did My Saviour Bleed?’ We talk about Isaac Watts’s significant influence on English hymnody, the importance of maintaining doctrine even if we tweak a hymn’s …

Worship and Culture with Scott ANiol | Episode 75

In today’s episode, we’re talking to Scott Aniol. We’ll be talking about the real purpose of corporate worship, answering the question of whether culture is actually neutral, and we’ll be getting some great tips on how to discern how much influence the outside world should have on our Sunday services.