I love listening to Ray Ortlund Jr. If you’ve never heard the man preach, you are missing out on one of the most Christ-exalting, joyfully serious preachers alive. He frequently quotes songs or poems in his sermons, but in his most recent sermon, entitled “The Humility of God” on John 1:1, 14, he quoted something […]Read more "The Humiliation of God"
Christian Music That Doesn’t Suck: In honor of Martin Luther King day, The Journey Collective, the worship band from the The Journey church in St. Louis, has released a new and timely song, “Nothing But The Blood.” But, take note, this isn’t your grandma’s “Nothing But The Blood”, take a look at their description of the song: With the […]Read more "“Nothing But The Blood” by The Journey Collective"
Took a few weeks off of posting for the holidays, but we are back in full swing with this week’s Christian Music That Doesn’t Suck Monday! This week we are looking at “Satisfied in You” by The Sing Team. The Sing Team is a band (sadly) no longer making music due to the dissolution of […]Read more "“Satisfied in You” by the Sing Team"
This week for CMTDS, we are featuring the incredibly talented John Mark McMillan, with his song “Seen a Darkness” from his Economy album. John Mark needs no introduction; if you have mistaken him for being nothing more than the guy who just wrote “How He Loved”, you are missing out on one of the most talented and creative […]Read more "“Seen a Darkness” by John Mark McMillan"
William Cowper (1731-1800), one of the greatest hymnal writers in the history of the church, was born in London and lived during the time of the Great Awakening of George Whitfield, Jonathan Edwards, John Wesley, and most influential of all in his life, John Newton. Cowper’s life, which was riddled with severe depression, was relatively […]Read more "Suicide and Grace: The Life of William Cowper"
This week for Christian Music That Doesn’t Suck Mondays we are featuring “There is a Fountain” by none other than Citizens & Saints. The creative melodies of the formally titled Citizens combines powerful, gritty vocals with driving drums and guitars, soaked in a synthesized pool of electronica to create one of the most creative bands out there. They sound […]Read more "“There is a Fountain” by Citizens & Saints"
This week for Christian Music that Doesn’t Suck Mondays, we have “I Asked the Lord” by Indelible Grace. Indelible Grace is a classic worship band, specializing in singing only hymns in a contemporary way. I appreciate them because they bring up excellent hymns that many other contemporary bands skip over.Read more "CMTDS Mondays: “I Asked the Lord” by Indelible Grace"