Best of 2019

Here’s my annual list of what I see as a mix of the best and my favorites of 2019 in music, books, podcasts, and a few of my things as well. Music—Songs 1. “Jacob” by Chris Renzema 2. “Pin It Down” by Madison Cunningham 3. “Pictures” by Judah and the Lion feat. Kacey Musgraves 4. “Heavyweight…

The Beauty of Lament—My Review of Sandra McCracken’s New Album

I had the unique privilege to write a review of Sandra McCracken’s latest album (out yesterday) for The Gospel Coalition. You can read the whole review HERE, but here’s the introduction: — As many as 40 percent of the Bible’s psalms could be categorized as psalms of lament. Their words pulse with protest, indignation, complaint,…

Best of 2017

While history will likely remember 2017 for mass shootings, protests, hurricanes, floods, and the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, here’s a few other things that deserve mention from this past year. Best Album **Listen to my “Best Albums of 2017” Playlist on Spotify below (or find it directly HERE)** I believe…