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How to Choose Your Next Creative Project

As a creative person, there are times when you hit a roadblock. You feel paralyzed, unable to make a decision about what project to do next. You may have lots of ideas, but you’re afraid to commit to anything because you don’t want to make the wrong decision. My friend Mark Revisky sent in a […]

Book Review: ‘The Successful Author Mindset’ is a Shot of Adrenaline for the Writer’s Soul

Have you ever read a book and felt like the author was reading your mind? That’s exactly what happened when I read The Successful Author Mindset: A Handbook for Surviving the Writer’s Journey, Joanna Penn’s latest book for writers. She gets to the heart of the matter, right there on page one: Even if there’s […]

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Hates Their Church’s Music

This is a follow-up post to the series “Whatever Happened to Singing in the Church?” You can check out the previous posts below. Part 1: Foundations Part 2: Cultural Factors Part 3: Environmental Factors Part 4: Leadership Factors Part 5: Musical Factors In the previous posts, I shared several factors that can hinder people from […]

Whatever Happened to Singing in Church? Part 5: Musical Factors

Note: This is the fifth and final post in a 5-part series examining the important but rarely-discussed question of why people don’t sing as much in church anymore. You can check out the previous posts below. Part 1: Foundations Part 2: Cultural Factors Part 3: Environmental Factors Part 4: Leadership Factors In the first four […]

Whatever Happened to Singing in Church? Part 4: Leadership Factors

This is the fourth post in a 5-part series examining the important but rarely-discussed question of why people don’t sing as much in church anymore. You can check out the previous posts below. Part 1: Foundations Part 2: Cultural Factors Part 3: Environmental Factors In the first three posts, I shared reasons why singing is […]

Whatever Happened to Singing in Church? Part 3: Environmental Factors

This is the third post in a 5-part series examining the important but rarely-discussed question of why people don’t sing as much in church anymore. You can check out the previous posts below. Part 1: Foundations Part 2: Cultural Factors In the first and second posts, I shared why singing is an important part of […]

Whatever Happened to Singing in Church? Part 2: Cultural Factors

This is the second post in a 5-part series examining the important but rarely-discussed question of why people don’t sing as much in church anymore. You can check out the previous post below. Part 1: Foundations In the first post, I shared three reasons why singing is an important part of our faith. But if […]

Whatever Happened to Singing in Church? Part 1: Foundations

This is the first post in a 5-part series examining the important but rarely-discussed question of why people don’t sing as much in church anymore. This post will lay the foundation. The rest of the series will look at the cultural, environmental, leadership, and musical factors that have contributed to a decline in congregational singing. […]

How to Be Content in the Midst of the Struggle

“Are we there yet?” If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard this phrase coming from the back seat of the car on a long trip. The patience of your kids has run out, but the trip is not over. But it’s not only kids who have trouble waiting. We adults are just as impatient, especially when we’re in the midst of […]

Great Artists of the Bible, Part 1: God

My favorite TV show of all time is the Twilight Zone. This classes series featured characters who were stuck in an alternative reality where nothing made sense. By the end of each episode, they were often alone, frustrated, and disconnected. Many artists of faith today feel like they are stuck in their own personal twilight […]