A Ragamuffin’s Creed

I recently watched Ragamuffin: The True Story of Rich Mullins. Mullins was a musical prodigy who rose to fame in the Contemporary Christian Music scene in the 80s and 90s. Mullins confrontational and controversial style and approach to music made him some what of a “bad boy” in the CCM culture. Eventually, Mullins walked away from it…

Loved by J.J. Heller Review

A guest post by Carly Pruch J.J. Heller releases her newest studio album today entitled Loved. On the whole, Loved has the theme of perseverance through suffering and heartache by believing and trusting in the truth of Jesus. Although only one song actually mentions Jesus by name, it’s clear her trust in him is what has and…

The Love of Christ Is Rich and Free

Countless songs have been written about the love of God for his people. Many songs, however, particularly modern worship songs, lack specificity. When I sing a song to God about his love for the church corporately or me individually, I want to be specific in my praise toward God. Rather than simply singing, “O how he loves me” (which…

Jesus is Not Our Boyfriend

I have a love-hate relationship with Contemporary Christian Music (CCM). I love it because it desires to make music for Jesus. I hate it because it is often shallower than the kiddie pool. Unfortunately, its shallowness often overwhelms and leaves me longing for more. I always hesitate to write about something I know little about. I…

Review: One Silent Night by FFH

Occasionally, I get movies or music to review for this blog. A new Christmas album that came my way this month was One Silent Night by FFH. It takes a lot for me to listen to Christmas music before the day after Thanksgiving, but I broke down for this review. Additionally, it is hard to…