Tag : Music

LCMS Youth Ministry Webinars

Webinar: Music and Youth Ministry

webinar presenter: Jim Marriott What role can music ministry play in the lives of youth? Come hear the story of how Trinity Lutheran Church in Lisle, IL, is involving youth in an eclectic music ministry. Over 40% of Trinity’s music…

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Media Review: The 20/20 Experience

Media Review: The 20/20 Experience

One of my main objectives in writing reviews is to help us think a little more deeply about the music we are putting in our ears.  Every song conveys a message and that message is going to impact the way…

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Media Review: The Lumineers

Media Review: The Lumineers

Overproduction is overrated. Simplicity is in. In reviewing The Lumineers (self titled) I was struck by how much I enjoyed this album, despite the fact that there is nothing revolutionary about it. It is simple pop, acoustic folk-rock. It is…

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Media Review: Some Nights by Fun

Media Review: Some Nights by Fun

http://www.ournameisfun.com I am not sure quite how to start this review. I am not a huge fan of this album. I am nervous saying this because the name of the band is Fun. Who in their right minds says, “I…

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Media Review: Ceremonials by Florence + the Machine

Media Review: Ceremonials by Florence + the Machine

www.florenceandthemachine.net Guilt is real. As sinners we are objectively guilty before our holy God. That is, we are guilty because God’s laws say so. He gives us the standard of perfection, the rules to be followed, and we rebel against Him. This…

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Media Review: Silver and Gold by Sufjan Stevens

Media Review: Silver and Gold by Sufjan Stevens

http://music.sufjan.com/ Have you ever had a Christmas where you got the exact toy you wanted, but once you started playing with it, you were mostly disappointed?  That is how I felt when I listened to the new Sufjan Stevens Christmas…

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Media Review: The Water and the Blood by Sojourn

Media Review: The Water and the Blood by Sojourn

Full disclosure: I am not a fan of much contemporary Christian music. I think I can count on one hand the contemporary Christian artists that I find worthwhile. I find it worthwhile when a band is both musically engaging and…

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Media Review: The Water and the Blood by Sojourn

Media Review: The Water and the Blood by Sojourn

Full disclosure: I am not a fan of much contemporary Christian music. I think I can count on one hand the contemporary Christian artists that I find worthwhile. I find it worthwhile when a band is both musically engaging and…

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Game: My Music

Game: My Music

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Media Review: Christmas Albums

Media Review: Christmas Albums

A Very She & Him Christmas By She & Him www.sheandhim.com Behold the Lamb: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ By Andrew Peterson www.andrewpeterson.com Well, it is the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas time! Well,…

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