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Happy 4th of July - turn on the Christmas music!

Happy Independence Day America!

What goes better with July 4th celebrations than Christmas music?


Well duh – probably everything else you can think of other than Christmas music. 200 more words

General Awesomeness

Sunday Music

I think this is my favourite Christmas carol, Hark, the Herald Angels Sing


...this day, not only for the devout...

…but also for those of other faiths orĀ of none show respect or even participate…

…no cost for love, caring or compassion…



On this Christmas morning, I pray that your thoughts are overwhelmed with the love of Jesus Christ. I am sharing with you this morning the following hymn by Charles Wesley in which the Gospel and evangelical theology are put to lyrics and music. 260 more words


The 12 Days of Christmas Music in 2015, Day 12: "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"

Until doing the research for this post, I didn’t know how Charles Wesley, Felix Mendelssohn, and Johann Gutenberg were related. It sounds like a bad joke: So a preacher, a composer, and a printer walk into a bar… 1,394 more words


Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Wesley’s original verse for this beloved Christmas hymn is rich with poetry and theology. Many of these lines are all but unknown today, pushed aside in favor slightly lighter though no less excellent poetry. 330 more words

Music Education

Advent Carol for December 24: Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Well, they always finish with Hark The Herald, so we will too. I mean, you can’t not really, can you? It’s just clearly the biggest and best carol of all. 61 more words