Tag Archives: BJU

The Sacred Composition Legacy of Joan J. Pinkston

The John Ness Beck Foundation seeks to “encourage and promote the writing of traditional sacred music.” One of the means through which they encourage this is through an annual program “which recognizes current composers of traditional sacred choral music by selecting two compositions yearly which best exemplify the type of writing that fit the criteria… Continue Reading

Excellent Book on Christians and Alcohol

Besides the issue of music, there is perhaps no more controversial topic for Christians today than whether believers should partake of alcoholic beverages. Two potential errors exist in this discussion. First, some Christians argue that Christians in the first century (i.e. during and after Jesus’ ministry on earth) did not drink beverages with any alcoholic… Continue Reading

Recent Interview

Recent Interview

I recently did an interview with Ed Dunbar, chairman of the Division of Music at Bob Jones University. He asked me questions about my background, upcoming book, and Religious Affections Ministries. It is posted in the fall newsletter of the Division of Music. Continue Reading

The Music of David Rasbach

The Music of David Rasbach

Speaking of good things coming out of SoundForth, I recently received a choral demo from them featuring the music of David Rasbach. First, and add it to your choral collection. It is excellent. It is only $6. It is professionally recorded, features the Bob Jones Academy Chorale (which Rasbach directs, and whose sounds is better… Continue Reading

CD Review

CD Review

On March 19, SoundForth will release its latest choral recording, “The King of Love.” In anticipation of the release, Dan Forrest sent me a review copy and asked me to share some thoughts here. I do not pretend to be an expert in choral recordings, but here are some thoughts from my little corner of… Continue Reading