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Jazz Lessons for a Nation

Jazz Lessons for a Nation

I have a great deal of respect for blues and jazz, especially of the old variety. I used to have terrible migraines. One day, someone gave me a cassette with the music of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. As I listened to the music, it was like a...
Tasha Cobbs Vs. Nicki Minaj: Music & Religion

Tasha Cobbs Vs. Nicki Minaj: Music & Religion

This post is not an argument for gospel musician, Cobbs’ decision to feature secular artist, Minaj in the single – I’m Getting Ready. It does not discount anyone’s opinion. It simply shares mine. It is also not an exhaustive theological...
Economic Models for Christian Creatives

Economic Models for Christian Creatives

(Download a PDF copy of this article here.) In my previous post on a Generational Mandate for Christian Creatives, I laid certain premises: The primary target market of the Christian Creative is the world and not the Church. This is because Christians are the salt of...
What’s Your Song?

What’s Your Song?

Every song has a spirit. Some songs are lazy and are fueled by a commercial suspension of the senses. Some songs carry the spirit of lust and debasement of human sexuality. Some songs are carefree and burst with joy. Some songs invite you to party and to dance your...
The Bane of Popular Music

The Bane of Popular Music

I’m beginning to appreciate why Jazz, Country and Classical music are in a class of their own (relative to popular music). It’s not so much the style of music, as the elevated thinking that is required to create, relate to and enjoy them. It takes patience...