Archive | April, 2016

Christ is Risen, Sins are Forgiven

Christ is Risen, Sins are Forgiven

It seems odd that we sometimes stop in our thinking (and our theology) after 1 Corinthians 15:3, “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures.” It’s tempting to think of the resurrection as the icing on the cake, something nice and sweet but not essential. When reading the New Testament and particularly the gospels, […]

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Songs for the Easter Season: Wake Up

Songs for the Easter Season: Wake Up

I love the serendipity of finding new artists that I enjoy, but particularly when their music aligns with one of my other interests. One of my sources for discovery is Dave Trout’s Under the Radar podcast. Dave “highlights some of the best undiscovered and under-appreciated tunes from Christian artists.” I regularly find new tracks and artists […]

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Singing about the Resurrection?

Singing about the Resurrection?

“It is a remarkable fact that there are many monographs on the theology of the death of Christ, but very few, by comparison, on the theology of his resurrection.” —I. Howard Marshall, Aspects of the Atonement: Cross and Resurrection in the Reconciling of God and Humanity I wonder if this is true about songs about the […]

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