Posts Tagged: hymns

071716 – Singing Lessons

The author of Colossians begins with what many scholars believe is an extended quote of a hymn. Why start with a song? Pastor Nancy suggests it’s because music connects with us in multivalent ways. Listen as she invites the congregation on a singing tour through church history and congregational song.

082315 – On Not Being Bound by Old Metaphors

“I’m in the Lord’s Army,” the old Vacation Bible School chorus declares. But what happens when the metaphors of battle and warfare no longer speak to our 21st century context? How can Christians read militaristic Scripture texts in a world all too weary of religious conflicts and war? Pull up a chair, pour yourself a… Read more