My Writing at For The Church

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Sing Like Men | For The Church

“Churches today are flush with vague songs about God generally, a often-vague deity who does grandiose things and affirms us in our specialness. What we need more of, no matter what form it takes—hymn, anthem, congregational song, choral celebration, fill-in-the-blank—are songs that angels cannot sing…”

The New Food Legalism | For The Church

“Churches all over the nation have Zumba, Crossfit, jazzercise (if churches are stuck in eighties on music, they’re behind the times on this), and all other manner of fitness class. Megachurch pastors write books about dieting and health. Heck, Baptist churches who used to forbid dancing now have dance fitness classes. Priorities have changed….”