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O Come Let Us Adore Him

Merry Christmas! And as the carol says: O Come All Ye Faithful Joyful and triumphant, O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem. Come and behold Him, Born the King of Angels; O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him, O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=Mj7Pr42rliI

Christmas video 22: 88 Piano Keys Control 500,000 Christmas Lights!

The Piano Guys have created a brilliant video of Jon Schmidt controlling half a million lights from his paino. 500,000 Christmas lights, linked to 4,900 digital channels to ensure that the entire spectrum of the piano’s keyboard was featured brilliantly.  46,000 watts of juice were used to electrify this!  The piano was actually being played: A […]

Christmas video 14: Mary’s Song

Spoken Truth and the Bible Society have partnered together to tell the story of Mary’s journey to motherhood in a 21st century setting.  Mary’s Song is a spoken word poem and original song – enjoy! I’ve used it with a couple of groups of non-Christian young people who I work with who really enjoyed exploring the […]

Christmas video 13: Silent Night by Pentatonix

This is one of my favourite versions of Silent Night, incredibly musical and yet beautifully simple like the original piece of music:

Christmas video 10: A Very A Capella Christmas Mashup

1 Girl Nation created an amazing a cappella Christmas mash up.  One of the benefits of a great mash up is it makes you listen and focus harder on the music and lyrics:

Christmas video 1: Silent Night by Pentatonix

This is one of my favourite versions of Silent Night, incredibly musical and yet beautifully simple like the original piece of music:

Children give their opinion on Adele

Adele’s 25 has been breaking records ever since it was released in November, but what do children think about the British songstress? Luckily the YouTube channel Fine Brothers have the answers.  They gathered a group of children and played them “Hello” and 21 favourite “Rolling in the Deep.” [youtube id=”0RLU7hfgP8w” width=”580″ height=”337″] The seven minute video is full of amusing impressions and comments, […]

Christmas video 23: Silent Night by Pentatonix

This is one of my favourite versions of Silent Night, incredibly musical and yet beautifully simple like the original piece of music: [youtube id=”sme8N2pzRx8″ width=”580″ height=”337″]

Christmas video 22: A Capella Christmas Mashup

1 Girl Nation have created an a cappella Christmas mash up.  One of the benefits of a great mash up is it makes you listen and focus harder on the music and lyrics: [youtube id=”-VLWCHfBgCM” width=”580″ height=”337″]

Jon Foreman of Switchfoot Reflects on “Christian” Music

Lead singer Jon Foreman was asked if Switchfoot is a “Christian” band.  His response is worth pondering. “To be honest, this question grieves me because I feel that it represents a much bigger issue than simply a couple SF tunes. In true Socratic form, let me ask you a few questions: Does Lewis or Tolkien mention […]

A Cappella Disney Medley

[youtube id=”hfvehnyCQKU” width=”580″ height=”337″] This medley will either take you back to your childhood, or else take you back to the time when you had young children at home.  Peter Hollens and Alex G perform a string of anthems from Disney movies in lovely settings with proper accompaniment.  The accompaniment is solely their own voices providing […]

Sinéad O’Connor’s open letter to Miley Cyrus

After the 20-year-old claimed that Wrecking Ball’s controversial video was inspired by Nothing Compares 2 U, the Irish singer was compelled to warn Cyrus that she is being ‘pimped’ by the pop industry. This is the full text of O’Connor’s blogpost, (some of the language is colourful to say the least): Dear Miley, I wasn’t […]