Category Archives: Music

“A Love That Is Hard”

In preparation for the release of the 20th Anniversary Edition of All That You Can’t Leave Behind, U2 has released a lyric-video for a previously unreleased song from that “era” (if that’s the right word . . . it feels … Continue reading

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Twenty-Three

Today marked the 23rd anniversary of the death of Rich Mullins.  While I deeply love A Liturgy, a Legacy, and a Ragamuffin Band, I have found Brother’s Keeper becoming a truly close second.  On some level, it feels a little … Continue reading

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“Hope Within the Longing”

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20 Years Stuck in a Moment

Dang.  It’s been twenty years since U2 released All That You Can’t Leave Behind.  To “celebrate” the moment, the band is reissuing the album with two editions with all kinds of extras.  Look for at least one of them to … Continue reading

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Saturday Evening Song

Any day that ends with a game of Hand and Foot is a good day, I think.  Today was actually a day of little pleasures: a morning walk north into the neighborhood, a bagel and golfer’s tea from Coffee Bean, … Continue reading

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“Take Heart”

A new video for a great song.

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“Never See the End”

There is this strong sense that Our Current Moment feels somehow unending.  It can be easy to feel that way about a lot of things, good and bad.  But these last few days I’ve been encouraged and comforted by Mission … Continue reading

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Why It Matters

I’ve always been interesting in what can be found at the intersection of faith and art.  Now it’s also a bigger part of my task at work.  So when I found out that Christianity Today had published a piece featuring … Continue reading

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Remembering Places and Times

I have to say, as nice as it has been to find a cafe or restaurant to sit and read some, it’s been the return of background music.  Over the last few months, I haven’t listened to music much accept … Continue reading

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A Song That Blesses

This week there’s been one song in particular that has been a blessing to me as I cleaned my classroom and planned for next semester and walked through downtown Honolulu.  This is Mission House’s “Good God.”  It hits the right … Continue reading

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