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Introduction to Sound Production for Laypeople

Most modern churches make their sound go loud with a PA system (Public Address aka sound system, which is not the one in the picture above - that's a DJ mixer but it's a cool picture). Many churches also have a worship band playing music every Sunday so that the congregation can worship God through a couple of songs. A problem now arises because due to the cool-ness of playing an instrum...
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The Spiritual High, Good or Bad?

The spiritual high - that rush of emotions when you feel something take over you after that hard-hitting talk took hold... you decide to recommit; read the bible every day; stop your life of putting sin first and place God first; and you inevitably fail. I am not against a spiritual high, nor am I against the emotional response present at many events, as long as the spiritual Christian at that...
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The Glory of the Triune God

This is a quote from the first chapter of Joe Rigney's book titled "The Things of Earth: Treasuring God by Enjoying His Gifts". Joe talks about how Christians should take pleasure in creation, but he first talks about the origin of everything: God in trinity.   "The triune God of Scripture lives! He is not static. He is not lifeless. He is not bored. He is not boring. He is the livi...
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4 Ways to Grow as a Musician

This post is for all the muso's out there. On the topic of preaching1, Timothy Keller says that it is our job to deliver a good sermon, and it is the Holy Spirit's job to turn that into a great sermon. I believe the same goes for music. It is the Spirit's job to turn our music-aided worship into great worship, but it is our job as faithful servants to deliver good music. I hope you find ...
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Profile of the Lukewarm

This post is an excerpt from a book called 'Crazy Love' by Francis Chan. In chapter 3, he provides a list of characteristics that make up a 'lukewarm' Christian - people who live comfortable lives without real affection toward God (see Revelation 3:15-16). Read and reflect.   Lukewarm people attend church fairly regularly. It is what is expected of them, what they believe "goo...
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Top 5 Albums of 2014

Apart from my books, I love playing and listening to music. Here's my top 5 Christian albums released this year, with my favourite song from each album. 5. Prepare Him Room - Sovereign Grace Music   4. Glorious Ruins - Hillsong Live   3. Unity - Garage Hymnal   2. Nite EV Vol 1 - EV Church [No music video, but 'May The Redeemed' is my favourite] ...
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5 Tips For a Better Quiet Time

This isn't a "7 Steps To Your Best Quiet Time Now", but I want to offer you some practical tips for a more fruitful devotion in your time with the Lord (plus, it's just 5 steps). These tips are mostly based on my personal reflections regarding what has worked for me in the past. They're not the law, so discern diligently!   1. Ask For One I firmly believe that if we are rushing int...
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This We Must Believe

The Apostles Creed is something all Christians have believed for two thousand years. After a rather casual agreement on social media, Hillsong (Pentecostal) decided to collaborate with John Dickson (Anglican) in writing this song. The first time I heard and sang this song was at RICE Easter Event 2014, and it brought me to tears (yes, I have feelings sometimes). All Christians should be able to ...
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