YIP 2105: Music

A cursory glance at the category list will tell you that music is a big part of my life. Somewhere along the line I realized that I was going to have to choose between music and photography – that I couldn’t put enough time and energy in to both to have a chance to grow [...]

February 3, 2015  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: music, Year in Preview  No Comments

Charles Wesley wrote 6500 hymns

…and most of them stunk. That’s part of the message Bobby Gilles wants you know about hymns and hymn writers. We church music guys — especially since the advent of the modern hymns movement — have come to think of Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, Anne Steel, and other hymnists as an almost inhumanly good collective [...]

April 17, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: music, worship and the church  No Comments

YIP: 2012: The Other Stuff

While combing through the sale books at Barnes and Nobles some years ago I ran across a book from the Klutz people that caught my attention. It was a book of knots. It came with two pieces of rope – a blue one and a red one – and even had holes in the hard [...]

January 2, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: music, worship and the church  No Comments