Keeping both oars in the water

Morning Chapel – Middle school James 2:14-18, 26 If you have ever tried to row a boat, you know that to go forward you have to pull with both oars.  If you only paddle on one side of… Read More

Playing Scared

I had a parking lot conversation the other night with another musician about his upcoming graduate recital.  We were talking about practice and preparation and the conversation naturally turned to dealing with performance anxiety. If you are a… Read More

St Anselm: Faith Seeking Understanding

Our university chapel is named for Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109), a particularly apt choice for an academic setting since Anselm is usually remembered as the “Father of Scholasticism.”  Anselm was born in Aosta, Italy, the son of a Lombard nobleman.  At… Read More