Reflections from Baptist Church Music Conference 2018

      Deanna and I spent the last several days in San Antonio for the annual meeting of the Baptist Church Music Conference. We went early because I was on the Executive Council as Local Church Representative from the East for the past few years. Being able to go early allowed us some time… Continue reading Reflections from Baptist Church Music Conference 2018

The Noise is Deafening and It’s Not My Fault!

Decibel levels matter, my friends. Prolonged, heavy vibrations in the ear drums can cause hearing damage. I submit that not only are our musical choices important to connect generations together in worship, but the volume of that music is important too.   Any concert or church that hands out ear plugs (and there are MANY) before… Continue reading The Noise is Deafening and It’s Not My Fault!

Changing Things Up Can=Baloney!

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is the "one size fits all" approach held by churches, educational systems, and other such types of organizations. What works for some doesn't always work for others. However, often trying to emulate the successes of others seems to be the norm. Recently, I had… Continue reading Changing Things Up Can=Baloney!