|Songs I Wish We Sang|
|Thursday, April 17, 2014|
Where’s all the music?
When I fill in as host for Moody Radio’s morning show, we do a feature called “Breakfast for the Soul.” Essentially, it’s a brief devotional that I try to follow up with a song that fits the reading. But I’m often stumped. Example?
Where is the chorus that reminds us fasting is the expected behavior of a normal Christian life? Ever heard a song about the persecuted church? Or lov[...]
|Thursday, April 10, 2014|
Crawling across the plywood of our attic, I spied the tan plastic bag and knew exactly what was inside: Daytimers.
Before there was Google Calendar and Evernote...
Before there were Palm Pilots...
Back when Windows referred to the glass in your living room—not an operating system—we needed a way to keep track of our schedules.
Many of us in the business world used Daytimers—a spiral bound pocket book with calendars and appointment page[...]
|Hang on to Your Gold|
|Thursday, April 03, 2014|
I should have known the pleasant looking cowboy before me was an imposter. But his gloves, hat and gun all looked legit. He invited us to a sandpit where we could pan for gold (okay, it was actually pyrite—but it looked like the real deal).
I have to confess, it was exhilarating swirling the shallow pan, exposing the yellow glow of gold—just like I'd seen in the movies. We carefully dumped our gold into miniature cloth sacks, pausing now and then to[...]