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Hillsong United We Stand

I’ve never been one to jump on the Hillsongs United bandwagon, but after having this cd for a few weeks, i’ve listened to it nearly every single day, and don’t know if i’ve ever been so ministered to by one cd. ok, that’s a pretty extreme recommendation, but I really love this album. One thing… Read more »

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Playlist heard around the world

In a ritual dating to the Gemini program of the mid-1960s, astronauts awake not to alarms but to music chosen by family or friends… The songs may seem frivolous, but the astronauts welcome them as moments of good cheer during their hectic assignments, says astronaut Mario Runco, who’s not part of the Discovery crew. As… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Liturgies

Popular Christian music styles have always paralleled the sound of secular hits, from grunge to techno. Now hip-hop is finding its way into the liturgies of traditional churches. The white, middle-aged Rev. Timothy (Poppa T) Holder doesn’t look like someone who would shout “Holla back!” in his priestly blessing. But, noticing the power and ubiquity… Read more »