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


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


Silence. The space between sounds. It is found everywhere. Silence enriches the experience of life. It adds depth to music. We use it to emphasize our speech, to build suspense, to agree, to disagree, to remember, or to meditate. Without silence, our lives would be a mass of sensory input – one constant tidal wave… Read More


There is a question that almost all Christians have at some point: “If I believe participating in [whatever event] is wrong, can I attend it with a clear conscience?” Another variant of this question is “If someone else thinks that doing [whatever action] is wrong but I don’t, is it wrong for me to do it?” There… Read More


Hey guys! This short post I wrote is almost two months old now, but I think it can still be quite relevant to our lives. This post has served as the inspiration for this blog. Hope you enjoy it. Please comment if you feel led. I am far from an expert theologian, and am always open… Read More