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Did I waste my time on all that Prayer?

Age of Anxiety I just wanna live inside sometimes Don’t wanna have to beg you to subscribe Are you a man before your father dies? “But what’s a man these days?” I hear you cry And are we raising up … Continue reading

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Can you calm down?

A Perfect Way to Die Simple walk to the corner store Mama never thought she would be gettin’ a call from the coroner Said her son’s been gunned down, been gunned down “Can you come now?” Tears in her eyes, … Continue reading

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City on a Hill

“In a tweet, Will Butler (of Arcade Fire fame) described the track “City on a Hill” as a “hot new Christmas jam” replete with “some cussin’.” In practice, however, Butler’s [Christmas 2015] offering is quite solemn in tone, a piano-driven … Continue reading

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This is America

Warning: this video may be disturbing to viewers… because it’s supposed to be! In this month to consider the place of violence in our times, “This is America” is an assaulting song/video; it is bizarre and disorienting; it is a … Continue reading

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Just a Shot Away

Gimme Shelter The Rolling Stones Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away War, children, it’s just a shot away It’s just a shot away War, children, … Continue reading

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What about us?

Listening for the currents of popular culture that serve as a prophetic word about the times in which we live, “What about us?” performed by P!nk, is a prayerful lament. Though the specific meaning behind this song is unclear, this is … Continue reading

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Everyone Prays in the end…

Sam Smith’s “Pray” is a prayer subject looking for his prayer object.  Like so many contemporary artists, here is an improbable prophetic echo of the eternity God has set in our hearts… it’s just that we haven’t fathomed it. Despite … Continue reading

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