All the earth sings: a playlist of worship in the nation’s languages

One way I’ve tried to stay fired up for God’s heart for the nations to hope in Christ is by praising Him in different languages. To help with this, I put together a playlist of 150 songs curated from around the world. Most of the songs will hopefully be familiar to English speakers. The list […]

Remember – Praise & Prayer 2019 – Set List

A few months ago, I had the privilege of putting together a college-wide prayer and praise night. In the midst of studies and essays and assignments, it was good to set aside an evening to pray, sing, read scripture, and enjoy God’s presence among His gathered people. The theme of this year’s worship night was […]

Hebrew Aleph Bet Song and Vowel Song

Cheryl and I have just started learning Hebrew this year at SMBC. To keep things fun we’ve been using a variety of methods. We learned the Hebrew consonants using this song we found online (here’s us singing it): https://youtu.be/57ZRT1jHpl8 Then we came to the pointed vowels (they’re similar to pinyin in Chinese, but in dot/dash […]

Reflections on the modern hymn In Christ Alone

(This article was first published in the NZ Baptist Magazine website: http://www.baptistmag.org.nz/discipleship/in-christ-alone/). When was the last time you remember singing about God’s wrath? If the modern hymn “In Christ Alone” is in your playlist, then it was probably more recently that you realised. “In Christ Alone” was the first hymn that writers Stuart Townsend and […]

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