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How Complementarian Views of Sex Lead to Infidelity

Recently Tim Challies’s wife Aileen wrote a post begging Christian men to give up their sexual sin following the Ashley Madison hack. In it she …

Ashley Madison

If God Only Made Male & Female, What About Intersex?

I think I’ve heard the phrase “in the beginning God made them male and female” a hundred times in response to the sex/gender discussions of our time. …

Gender

Are Christians Really The Only Ones Going To Heaven?

I usually loathe conversations about who’s going to heaven and who’s not.<p>Mostly because it’s never really a conversation about who’s going to heaven. …

Faith

‘Ceremonial law’ folklore is no substitute for an actual hermeneutic

‘Ceremonial law’ folklore is no substitute for an actual hermeneutic<p>July 7, 2015 by Fred Clark<p>“Because of Christ, the ceremonial law is repealed,” …

Theology

Music theory for beginner guitarists

Most beginner guitarists start by learning the same fifteen chords, usually called the “standard fifteen.” I’ve also heard them called the open …

Blues basics

Since I’m teaching the twelve-bar blues to some guitar students, I figured I’d put the lessons in the form of a blog post. Blues is a big topic and …

Ben Witherington’s 2 Core Principles for Biblical Worship

Christian worship is big business. From Christian radio stations to massive international tours to the entire Christian recording industry, worship …

Nine Ways to “Pay” Your Volunteers

I recently spent some time with long-time pastor Steve Stroope, who’s been in the ministry now for forty years. We talked a lot about what he felt …

Leadership

Common Alternate Tunings

There’s more than one way to tune a guitar, you know. The standard low-to-high EADGBE tuning has been commonplace for ages, but plenty of familiar …

The Only Theory Lesson You'll Ever Need - Part 1

“Music theory.”<p>Just saying the words can make a guitar student’s eyes glaze over, like we’re about to launch into a trigonometry class or …

20 Chords Every Guitarist Should Know

Here are some chords every guitarist should know. Open Chords are played within the first few frets on the guitar and include notes on strings that …

How to Use Chord Formulas and Their Benefits

<i>Bigstock photo</i> <br>Why do you need chord formulas? Why do want to learn about them in the first place and what are their benefits?<p>Knowing some basic …

Typical Chord and Scale Combinations

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”]<p>Which scales work best with which chords?<p>With so many scales out there it can be confusing trying to figure out which ones …

Beyond the Fretboard: The Harmonic Hierarchy of a Scale

0<p>SHARES<p>Common sources of confusion for less-experienced guitarists are the concepts of chord tones, non-chord tones, passing tones — and the …

Why Christian T-Shirts, Movies, & Music Aren’t Very Good

Christian T-shirts, mediocre films about the rapture, and Christian music that is a copycat of the Top 40 are proof that Christians largely …

Faith

DIY: How to Wire Your Pedalboard

<i>PG</i>’s John Bohlinger walks you through three critical areas that make the difference between tonal nirvana and frustrating, expensive guesswork.

Guitar

Moving Beyond Chord Progressions in Songwriting | Guitar Lesson

This lesson is about how to move beyond simple chord progressions when writing music. I focus on individual chords and how they affect the overall …

Electric Guitar

What Hell Tells Us About God’s Character

What Hell Tells Us About God’s Character<p>May 28, 2015 by Benjamin L. Corey<p>(<i>This post is my continuing dialogue with the ideas of Jeff Cook, from his</i> …

Christianity

On Bass: Prep Like a Pro

<b>A simple form chart is what I use to train my memory, ensure I know the form in my sleep, and have the confidence<br>to lead the band through transitions.</b><p>…

The freakiness of melodic minor

My last post on minor keys covered the three scales you need for most situations in rock, pop, and film scores: natural minor, harmonic minor, and …

Guitar Intonation: How to Intonate a Guitar or Bass

How to Improvise Blues Guitar Solos That Move Your Audience | Guitar Lesson

Would you like to be able to touch the hearts of the people that hear you playing? When most blues players train improvising, they just arbitrarily …

55 Guitar Exercises for Improving Accuracy

Pursuing guitar exercises for speed and accuracy means something different today. The traditional guitar solo is no longer a popular element of …

Electric Guitar

The Myth of "Biblical Christianity"

Brandan Robertson is a brave, articulate, passionate, and intelligent queer Christian who, on the basis of having met him once, I am proud to call a …

Grand Canyon

The church of whatever: Finding God in the Internet age

I believe in God, but it gets complicated very quickly after that.<p>My education has me well aware that theistic belief is scientifically dubious at …

Faith

The scandalous heterosexual agenda

November 6, 2013 by Kimberly Knight<p>Every once in a while I run across something I wish I had written. This is one of those times. The following is an …

5 Churchy Phrases That Are Scaring Off Millennials - OnFaith

The statistics are in. The millennials are leaving the church, and nobody seems quite sure what to do about it.<p>I am one of them. Born in 1983, I belong to the wispy beginnings of the new generation. I turned 30 this year, and I’m raising two small boys. I hold within me both cynicism and hope. I …