It's been awhile since I last posted links to great reads to enrich your minds and hearts. I apologize, busy days. Well, here are a few that I just couldn't keep to myself. Enjoy: ON WHALES AND WORSHIP LYRICS Jen Wilkin tackles a subject I have been thinking a lot about lately; music and entertainment in … Continue reading Blog Break (07 Aug 13)
Music, like food, can be enjoyable. But that's not its primary purpose. The "entertainment" aspect is a secondary and incidental outcome, not to be pursued as an end in itself. This does not mean that the entertaining effect of music is unnecessary, just as the taste of food is not unnecessary. The problem lies in … Continue reading Music As Christian Entertainment?
The popular local secular singer/actress, Size 8, finally "came out" and confessed that she has been a Christian for a while. For a long time, she had struggled with the apparent contradiction between her music and her faith, and she finally decided to make the switch. As she explains in a recent interview, “I have … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Mateke by Size 8 […And Some Tips for the Artist]
Here are a few interesting reads to keep your mind occupied throughout the weekend: YOU DESERVE THIS POST, This is satire at its best, make sure you get it! Mike Leake; "Finally. After 31 years of trying to convince people, someone finally gets it. I am awesome and I deserve awesome things." SINGLE, SATISFIED AND … Continue reading Blog Break (22 Mar 13)
This song reminds me of an earlier post written on a related subject, Volunteers in Hell, in which I noted that "God doesn't send people to hell, they volunteer." Woe to the man who has grown up hearing the law of God, and the call of the Gospel, but still chooses to ignore it. Here's … Continue reading Lyrical Review: WANAJUA by Mwenyehaki ft Pitson
Many are the times when I've sat down to write on the beauty of the Gospel only to find that the news in my Gospel doesn't sound so good. Even more are the times I have written about the freedom that we have in Christ, only to find myself complicating the freedom and making it … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Conqueror by Joyce Omondi
I will say it up-front, Jimmy Gait's new song, "Appointment" is both simple and beautiful, I guess that makes it simply beautiful? As usual, I will go straight to the lyrics, for that's my niche in these reviews. I have not been able to locate any online links containing the lyrics. But I wrote them … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Appointment by Jimmy Gait ft Cece