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Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” 19 years old, visiting with relatives for the weekend, I was seated within the sanctuary of a large church in Durham, NC. I was taking in the scene around me: men, women, boys, girls…most singing,… Continue Reading


The Voice Divine

    The human voice is such a beautiful piece of engineering…intentionally designed and curiously placed between mind and heart…how can it NOT be used to glorify the Creator that made it for His pleasure?  Singers, of all types, should not hesitate to raise up a sound from their bellies that rushes past the heart… Continue Reading


Where Have All the Choirs Gone? (Part I)

For as far back as I can recall, I have sung in choirs; more specifically, church choirs.  From childhood to today, I have many distinct and pleasant memories of my participation in these structured musical communities organized around some form of transcendent purpose within the framework of Christian corporate worship or community enlightenment.  I would… Continue Reading