Note: I want to begin this post by apologizing for the length of time it took to write it. I have worked on-and-off on this post for the past 9 months! There are many factors that caused this, ranging from simple procrastination to some difficult spiritual battles I have faced. I ask that you pray… Read More


The morality of music has been fiercely debated throughout the centuries. We have come a long way from the simple, monophonic Gregorian chants of the early church. My goal for this post is not to be a final word, but rather a stepping stone for you in developing your own personal convictions about music. It… Read More


Many Christians today debate the spiritual value of musical training and performance. Is time spent developing musical talents actually worth anything spiritually? Lets take a look. The Value of Music Before we consider the importance of musical excellence, lets get a grasp of the value of music itself. Academically According to an article[1] written by… Read More


Syncopation has been a very misunderstood concept in the Christian church. Some advocate that syncopation is diabolical and stems from immoral music. But is this true? Lets take a look.   Understanding Rhythm and Meter Rhythm and meter are very basic concepts of music that are taught very early in musical training (usually within the first month).… Read More


The Christian perspective of music has always been a controversial subject. Therefore I feel compelled to start this series with a disclaimer. This post is not intended to be a standard for what is “right” or “wrong” music. Rather, my intent is to inspire you to dig into what God has to say about the… Read More


“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”  (Proverbs 16:18) This is a verse that many people have heard their whole lives. It has been taught over and over. There are children’s stories written about it. It is even the basis for some church guidelines. Often people look down on someone who… Read More


in·fi·nite /ˈinfənət/ – adjective limitless or endless in space, extent, or size; impossible to measure or calculate. “the infinite mercy of God” synonyms: boundless, unbounded, unlimited, limitless, never-ending, interminable Have you ever sat down and tried to consider how big God actually is? We know that He is infinite, but how big is that? Time… Read More


One of my friends, Andrew Hinds, recently posted this on Facebook. I thought that it was worth a repost. It is definitely an area that I need to work on.   Original post by Andrew Hinds. Of all our daily activities, our on-road experience has to be one of the worst for bringing out our… Read More


Have you ever felt like a hypocrite? I have. It is a torturous feeling. Going to church on Sunday as if nothing were wrong, convinced that I was not worthy to call myself a “Christian”. Speaking as profoundly as I could about deep spiritual matters in Sunday School, knowing deep down inside that I had… Read More