There is a fountain filled with blood

“On that day there shall be a fountain opened for the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and uncleanness.” – Zechariah 13:1 Most likely written in 1771, first published in 1772 and republished by Cowper and Newton in 1779, this hymn written based on Zechariah 13:1, was written by William Cowper (pronounced “Cooper”). He was born on the … Continue reading There is a fountain filled with blood

Observations from Snarky Puppy

Playing music in a band is like being in a football team.  Each player knows the role he plays in the overall team.  The success of the team depends on how well they play together and support each other during the game.  We all know how badly a team can play when the team refuses to play together as a team.  Even teams with individually brilliant … Continue reading Observations from Snarky Puppy

Worshipping in spirit and truth

When we hear the word “worship” what readily comes to mind is music. That shouldn’t be surprising because in church the period where we sing songs with a slower tempo is referred to as the “time of worship”. It seems in our everyday language worship almost always means singing (unless the person makes it a point to say it’s not). Worship is generally recognized as … Continue reading Worshipping in spirit and truth