Celebrating Musical Diversity

Music is part of the spiritual fabric that makes us human. It is a universal language upon which many other sacred arts are built and informed. From tonality and harmony, pitch and rhythm, we have adapted to express ourselves through the spoken word and also through song. It is hardwired in us from the moment we…

Imaging the Word

I was raised in a typical Southern Baptist church where my father was the minister. I had no exposure to liturgical worship until I was grown. Although I had heard formal worship sometimes described as “dry,” for me it was a deep well of experience. Worship in my childhood had been centered upon responding to…

Many Voices, One Song

Autumn is my favorite season. Here in Wisconsin, the weather is “just right” (not too hot, not too cold!).. and the trees are showing off their vibrant reds and golden hues. I take about every chance I can to get outside and take it all in.. after all, it will be snowing soon! I love this…