Sing a New Song

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I have the privilege of serving this year as chaplain to the Dallas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.  I gave the brief homily that appears below at the opening convocation.  I have posted it here, for whatever value it may be to organists, other musicians, vocalists, and those who simply love music.  Psalm 96 Worship in the Splendor of Holiness Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! 2 Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation … [Read more...]

9/11: A Loss of Innocence?

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Reflecting on the events of 9/11, one veteran journalist called the events of that day "a loss of innocence."  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the primary connotations of the word innocence (from the Latin, innocentia) are: 1. Freedom from sin, guilt, or moral wrong in general; the state of being untainted with, or unacquainted with, evil; moral purity. 2. Freedom from specific guilt; the fact of not being guilty of that with which one is charged; guiltlessness. 3. Freedom from … [Read more...]


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