Top 10 Reasons Emily is Excited about Glory to God

I’ve already blogged about why the new Presbyterian Hymnal is good in theory, but after spending the week at the Presbyterian Association of Musicians Worship & Music conference I am 100% in favor of Glory to God (G2G)! Not  all … Continue reading

New Hymn: “Do Not Refuse Us”

Recently I have been reading through a Psalm each morning, and I find myself repeating a phrase throughout the day. Yesterday the phrase was from Psalm 28 “do not refuse me,” and it sparked the writing of this new hymn. … Continue reading

Longing for Community Part 1: We are The Church Together

Did you ever sing that song? “I am the church! You are the church! We are the church together! All who follow Jesus all around the world, yes, we’re the church together!” I learned that song while working with a … Continue reading

Palm/Passion Sunday, or Why Bad Guys Have More Fun

For Palm Sunday the congregation at the tiny church I work at will be singing “Hosanna, Heysanna” from Jesus Christ Superstar as our opening hymn. The choir was practicing the song last Sunday, and the question was brought up whether … Continue reading

“Chosen Family” Story

My hymn “Chosen Family (The BGLASS Hymn)” has been posted in my Worship Resources page. For convenience it’s a downloadable pdf file. There’s a story behind the hymn “Chosen Family” that I’d like to tell.  I am a member of  … Continue reading

Should the Catholic church become a democratic system?

The music player up at the top right is set up to play “Ave Generosa” composed by Hildegard of Bingen, who is talked about in this post. When my friend Vincent heard about my new blog project his first question … Continue reading