Picking the Best Christian Music for Your Kids Isn’t Easy

Back before we had children, I imagined that I would be one of those cool parents, the kind whose kids listen only to indie music and request obscure hipster bands by name. And while it’s true that we sometimes have dance parties to Motown classics, and that my kids have at times sung along to Sufjan (“suf-ee-yan, follow your heart...”),  I have to confess that I’m not the cool parent I dreamed of being.  In fact, my son is so deep into the kids’ Christian music scene that he not only has favorit … [Read more...]

An Autumn Playlist

Summer's tyranny is finally coming to an end. I don't know about you, but those of us in Nebraska -- or at least the eastern part of it -- have been blessed with the most perfect sort of weather: temperatures in the 60s and 70s, slightly overcast skies with hints of rain, and a slight chill in the air that hints at trees ablaze with color, the smell of fireplaces, and the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. Yes, autumn is on its way, and it's enough to make a introvert like myself do a … [Read more...]