Category Archives: Music

Ramblings on Music and Worship

Some of you may be coming here from Gavin Rumney’s blog.  Gavin referred to my recent write-up about the Book of Mormon.  You can read my post about the Book of Mormon here. Now for my church write-up!  I attend … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Bill Lumbergh-God (or Worse)?

I visited two churches last Sunday.  One was a non-denominational church that I visited before.  The other was a Baptist church.  The Baptist church was like an African-American church, in that it had an African-American choir, an African-American preacher, and … Continue reading

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“My Times Are in Thy Hand”

At church this morning, we sang the hymn “My Times Are In Thy Hand.”  It dates to the nineteenth century, so I am assuming it is in the public domain.  Here are the lyrics that we sang: My times are … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up: Ragamuffin (2014)

I watched the 2014 movie, Ragamuffin, a couple of nights ago.  Ragamuffin tells the story of award-winning Christian Contemporary musician Rich Mullins.  It goes from his childhood, through his success and the time that he spent on a Native American … Continue reading

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Church 7/12/2015—-Forgiveness and Wrestling

At church this morning, some of the songs ministered to me.  We sang a couple of different songs from what we normally sing, and we even sang a song from our hymnbook!  Here are some lines that especially resonated with … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on Jesus’ Coming, First and Second

The theme at church this morning was being ready for the second coming of Christ.  This was one of those church mornings where I did not know for sure what I believed, but I liked the singing.  I particularly enjoyed … Continue reading

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“O for a Heart to Praise My God”

At church this morning, one of the hymns that we sang was “O for a Heart to Praise My God.”  Click here to read the lyrics and to listen to the song.  The link actually shows a lot more verses … Continue reading

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“Lord, Speak to Me, That I May Speak”

Yesterday at church, we sang a hymn that stood out to me.  It’s called “Lord, Speak to Me, That I May Speak.”  The fourth stanza says: “O teach me, Lord, that I may teach “The precious things Thou dost impart; … Continue reading

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“O Perfect Love”

At church this morning, we sang the hymn, “O Perfect Love” (see here).  At first, I just went through the motions of singing it, without thinking about the words that much.  Then, I decided that the hymn might have some … Continue reading

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Pocahontas: “Savages”

I did not particularly enjoy the 1995 Disney movie, Pocahontas.  I tend to agree with what one review said: “Pocahontas means well, and has moments of startling beauty, but it’s largely a bland, uninspired effort, with uneven plotting and an … Continue reading

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