Archive: Jul 2008



Song of the Day: Jason Gray

By Andrew Peterson

Here’s a song from Jason’s record All The Lovely Losers (available in the Rabbit Room store).  He co-wrote it with one of my favorites, PFR’s Joel Hanson, and those of you familiar with PFR will probably Read More ›

Song of the Day: Sara Groves

By Andrew Peterson

The first time I ever heard Sara play live, it was at the Ryman Auditorium at a Behold the Lamb of God concert.  This was the song, from her album Add to the Beauty.  Hoo boy. (For some reason I feel like I’ve Read More ›

Sweet Surprises

By Evie Coates

I bought a bunch of lilies at Sam’s the other day. They’re one of the cheapest thrills I know — $8.85 for ten stems is a price tag that I cannot ignore. Each time I am passing by the flower counter I stop, stand in Read More ›

A Video for “Family Man”

By Andrew Peterson

Thanks to Trevor Little and the team at his church for putting this together. It’s beautiful. I watched it last night, then I showed it to my wife this morning and got all weepy. Our kids are at the grandparents’ house Read More ›

Sparrows in the Rafters

By Eric Peters

Like on most Sundays, I attend a local church with my family. This particular day the sun is its normal late morning self, lazy but benignly ruling the sky. The church’s downtown parking lot, littered by the Read More ›

Song of the Day: Randall Goodgame

By Andrew Peterson

This was the song that did it.  It was about eight years ago, maybe nine (!), when I first met Randy.  It was at a Compassion International retreat, and it was no more than a hand shake and a “nice to meet you”.  Read More ›

Sacrificing Sacred Cows If Necessary

By Ron Block

In my morning Bible reading I just came to Acts 17. Some of the Thessalonican Jews refused to believe Paul, gathered together, and complained to the authorities that Paul and his converts had “turned the Read More ›

RR Interview: Ben Shive

By Matt Conner

So the most celebrated album around here lately is easily The Ill-Tempered Klavier. Yet besides the beautiful music, you won’t find much information available about the thoughtful artist behind the release. Read More ›

Song of the Day: Jeremy Casella

By Andrew Peterson

This is another beauty from Jeremy’s record RCVRY. Read More ›

THE YELLOW LEAVES: Some Thoughts On Buechner

By Stephen Lamb

The Yellow Leaves: A Miscellany, the new book from my favorite author, Frederick Buechner, was released on June 16th. I added it to my Amazon shopping cart when I first heard about it from the Read More ›

Dawn Marie Reads Andrew Peterson

By Andrew Peterson

You have to see this. This may or may not be the wife of someone named Randall Goodgame. Hilarious. Read More ›

Song of the Day: Caedmon’s Call

By Andrew Peterson

This one is the title track from what is arguably the most important of the bazillion records from Caedmon’s Call: Share the Well.  The writing and recording of this album was collaborative, courageous, Read More ›