Category Archives: Music

A Song for the Week

Today I had the interestingly political conversation that I’ve had in some time.  Those kinds of conversations can be hard to come by in Our Current Moment.  But good, honest conversations can by humbling and illuminating at the same time. … Continue reading

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No Getting Out

The days are just packed this week.  The school days, that is.  While things are slowing down for me some temporarily with chapel, things are picking up in other areas.  Tomorrow I’m leading a faculty workshop with our elementary faculty.  … Continue reading

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“Rooftop to the Basement”

Twenty years on and I still feel there’s something deeply precious about this song.  Precious maybe isn’t the right word.  It captures something real and particular and fragile.  It’s a good marker and reminder for me.

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Song for the Week’s End

This video is a wonderful blend of some of my favorite musicians and a great song from the Psalms.

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Songs When Together

So it’s an hour before midnight, and we’re headed back to the classroom tomorrow.  We’ll have 4x as many students on campus as we did just prior to break, so it’s a new version of uncharted territory.  I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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Like Yesterday, but with Better Resolution

Looks like U2 will be dropping more goodies between now and the 20th anniversary re-release of All That You Can’t Leave Behind.  Here’s a cleaned up clip of the band performing “Beautiful Day” from Boston in 2001.  The heart-shaped stage … Continue reading

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“Of Love and Thunder Deep”

From a recent chapel at Baylor University:

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Walking into the Break

Playing this one going into the break.  It’s a remastered version of “Walk On” in celebration of the 20th anniversary re-release of All That You Can’t Leave Behind.  Definitely makes you feel old.  And while it’s one of my favorites, … Continue reading

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“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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