Category Archives: Music

What Steve Jobs Taught Us About Beauty

My friends know that, for good or ill, I am neither technically oriented nor have much appreciation of pop music. Yet I was very interested when a friend recently showed me a tribute to Steve Jobs from Bono. I do know … Continue reading

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What Do Martin Luther and the Arab Spring Have in Common?

Today, we marvel at how quickly revolutions form. The so-called Arab Spring exploded though the use of modern technology and social networking. The world is different than it was only a year ago. We have seen similar stirrings in Russia … Continue reading

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A Call for Balladeers

Recently I had the privilege of teaching at the YWAM base in Puerto Rico. I love being with these folks because of their heart for the message of Biblical worldview, and their readiness to apply DNA teaching in creative art … Continue reading

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Calling Christian Artists to Reach a World Desperate for Beauty

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Christian artists today have a terrible conflict understanding the purpose of their gift. If their work does not talk about Jesus directly, does it still have value? Can they work on … Continue reading

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Another Christmas Reflection

As my daughter and I went on a sunset stroll last week, I began singing some Christmas carols and landed on “Joy to the World” – a song that we spent a good deal of time reflecting on last January. … Continue reading

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The Little Drummer Boy

The other day as I was driving to work, “The Little Drummer Boy” came on the radio. I’m sure we all hear this song at least once every year around Christmastime, but its full meaning is something that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Darrow Shares Why He Wrote LifeWork: A Biblical Theology for What You Do Every Day

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The Universe is Ultimately Beautiful

The Aesthetic That God is the first and perfect artist is attested by the beauty of creation. The fact that “in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” establishes the metaphysical foundation for all of the arts (painting, … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 9 & Final

Does our King rule arbitrarily?  No.  He governs through His eternal laws and ordinances.  People and nations will prosper, living within the framework of God’s order.  They will suffer impoverishment and enslavement by choosing to live outside of this order.  We … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 8

We are coming to the end of our look at the New Year’s Carol – Joy to the World.  We have celebrated with Isaac Watts, the author of this wonderful carol, the joy and reason for the joy:  Jesus is the … Continue reading

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