CCM Spotlight- Keith Green

Brother Keith was a remarkable man.  He was a gifted song writer and a wonderful pianist.  This video is live Keith Green performing,  “When I Hear The Praises Start” (live) He left many of us with an indelible mark. Some of his quotes: “It’s time to quit playing church and start being the Church (Matt. 18:20)” —Continue reading “CCM Spotlight- Keith Green”

A Mighty Fortress, Understood

Martin’s Depression The hymn A Mighty Fortress Is Our God gloriously celebrates God’s power. It was penned by the great 16th-century reformer Martin Luther, who believed God’s power could help believers overcome great difficulties — even depression. Given his pastoral heart, he sought to bring spiritual counsel to struggling souls. His compassion for those souls shines in numerousContinue reading “A Mighty Fortress, Understood”

The Virtual Yule Log

I love Christmas.  I love what Jesus has done in bring peace and joy to each one.  Unquestionably, this time of the year can be difficult.  Those of us who struggle as mentally ill believers find that things are more tinsel than terrific. This is a perfect 20 minute break in your work day atContinue reading “The Virtual Yule Log”

Music Soothes the Soul

By Linda K. Anyone who has read much of my blog, Linda Kruschke’s Blog, knows that I love music. I’ve devoted my Monday posts to music topics and many other days end up including a music component, too. Music can lift my spirits, give me encouragement, and get me moving when I’m down. But over theContinue reading “Music Soothes the Soul”