Today we welcome special guest, Dr Leland Ryken. We talk about what it means to write hymns as poetry and what the church has to gain from relearning this valuable skill.
This week we’re talking to pastor Joe Barnard, author of ‘Hymn Workouts: 100 Exercises to Set Your Heart Ablaze.’ We’ll be discussing his new book, one theological subject you’ve probably never sung about, and how to diagnose a stagnating faith.
Today we’re joined by special guest, Kevin DeYoung. We will be talking about the less well-known hymn, ‘Of the Father’s Love Begotten’. We’re going to be taking a deeper look at the long history of this ancient song, how it has been used and adapted over the years, and why we should sing it more.
Christmas is here and our advent series begins!! Today we will be talking to Kenny & Claire music. They are here to tell us about the advent hymn ‘Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence’ as well as the adventures of being a married music duo.
Today we’re delighted to welcome our special guest, Joni Eareckson Tada. We will be asking her about her new book, speaking about lament and hope in times of great suffering.
Today, we’re talking to pastor and hymnwriter, Dustin Battles. We’re talking about his history with hymn writing, why it is helpful to the pastor, and the surprising parallels between preaching and writing songs for the church.
Today, we’re delighted to welcome Greg de Blieck, a local hymnwriter, and leader of the New Scottish Hymns Band. We discuss the importance of simplicity in sung worship, Greg’s own hymnwriting process, and why folk music works so well for congregational singing.
Today we’re talking with special guest, Anne Sey. We’ll be talking about how to get the most out of your next trip to the library, how singing is critical to your child’s development, and why you shouldn’t wait to start singing hymns with your kids.
Today we’re delighted to welcome special guest Joel Arcieri, host of the Theology of Music podcast. We talk about the state of modern music, how we got here, and whether there is hope for the future. You might be surprised where we agree…
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.