Category: Culture

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The Music of a Faith Journey

As I finished reading through Exponent II’s latest issue, I was moved by many of the articles, particularly those that took me out of my own cultural context and gave me a glimpse of...

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Dreaming of a Black Christmas

Some of my fondest Christmas memories take me back to when I was an elder in a black church. When I preached, folks not only listened, they shouted hallelujah and amen! When we shared...

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“Do You Hear What I Hear?”

One of my most cherished childhood memories is making plates of holiday treats.  Every year my mother would emerge from the pantry, arms overflowing with typical ingredients like flour, sugar, chocolate chips, and other...

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Poll: College Major

The ages at which most of us spent our undergraduate years was a time of searching to figure out who we were and where we were going with our education. Some of us knew...

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Harmony

I’m a second soprano. I sing in an all women performance choir and I love it. I love expressing myself with my voice and music is the vehicle that allows me to do it...

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Singing of Her

Cross-posted at Waves of Life Tonight Finn wanted me to sing “Boo Sky.” I remembered that Mark sings “My Heavenly Father Loves Me” to Finn when he puts him to bed. Since Mark is out...

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When Church is Cool

I have a friend who is part of the praise band at our local Presbyterian church; he plays the electric guitar.  I’ve gone to church a couple of times recently to hear him play. ...