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My new album is out! There’s a track-by-track description of it on “Learning and Leading”, the blog of the Earlham School of Religion. Here’s a widget to use if you’d like to pick up a copy, or download a track … Continue reading
My next album is in manufacturing now and will be shipping within a week or two. It is entitled As a Deer Longs, and contains eleven original songs, including two instrumental numbers. My wife, Kelly Autrey-Webber, provided backing vocals for … Continue reading
I was an “energizer” for the 2012 Celebration of the Illinois Conference of the UCC. (That is to say, I was a workshop presenter.) My theme for the workshop was the connection between surprise and hospitality—and the consequent importance of … Continue reading
Here’s some more video from the concert I gave on November 12, 2011 at the Sycamore United Methodist Church in Sycamore, IL. (Thanks to the staff there for providing this footage.) My brother Ben helped me with some of chords … Continue reading
Here’s some video from the concert I gave on November 12, 2011 at the Sycamore United Methodist Church in Sycamore, IL. (Thanks to the staff there for providing this footage.) The song is my “Prophet’s Lament”.
Here’s a video recording of a sermon I delivered in the First Congregational Church of DeKalb, IL on Sunday, November 13, 2011. The text was Psalm 90:1-12, and as part of the sermon I sang two songs: “Dies Irae” and … Continue reading
Here’s a bit of music to share for the Christmas season. I’ve used it for congregational singing at Open Prairie and at the Chicago Theological Seminary (where I taught and led the singing of it in the old chapel, under … Continue reading
Back in 2008 I made a pilgrimage to Iona. Among the books I read in preparation was J. Philip Newell’s The Book of Creation: An Introduction to Celtic Spirituality—still one of my favorites of Newell’s many good books. The trip … Continue reading
This is how God works: This is how we tell it in church: Any questions? (I have the text of a sermon on this over at the Open Prairie UCC web site.)