Why Many Worship Leaders Would Make Lousy Music Critics

When you utter the words “christian” and “music” consecutively, you can mean so many different things.  Do you mean music that is “Christian”?  Do you mean the music that plays on CCM radio stations?  Do you mean music appropriate for worship?  Do you mean music that Christians have on their IPods?  Whatever you mean, aContinue reading “Why Many Worship Leaders Would Make Lousy Music Critics”

Since When Did Musicians Become “Recording Artists”?

Music has changed drastically in the last hundred years from a communal experience to an intensely private one.  How did this happen?  Why did this happen?  What does it have to do with our music in the church? It all began in 1877 with Edison’s invention of the phonograph.  This machine was the push thatContinue reading “Since When Did Musicians Become “Recording Artists”?”