Archive: Jul 2010



Fullness: A Eulogy

By Allen Levi

It’s a day that I look forward to. The first of its kind was three years ago when my brother and I harvested our first real batch of honey, about 10 gallons, from our beehives. Last year, we got about 20 gallons and we estimate that, Read More ›

My Writing Life – A Story All Its Own

By Janna

To journey for the sake of saving our own lives is little by little to cease to live in any sense that really matters, even to ourselves, because it is only by journeying for the world’s sake – even when the world bores and sickens and scares Read More ›

Is it Kind? Is it Necessary?

By Melanie Penn

Rabbit Room favorite Melanie Penn wrote these kind, necessary words on her blog recently and let us re-post them here. Melanie’s album Wake Up Love (produced by Ben Shive) is available in the store, and we’re certain you’ll love Read More ›

Counting Stars: Release Day Ruminations

By Jonathan Rogers

Here’s the thing about Andrew Peterson: he’s never content to let ordinary things be ordinary. Vast meanings, cosmic meanings pulse beneath the most familiar facts of everyday life. In“World Traveler,” from AP’s new album Read More ›

The Innocence Mission: My Room in the Trees

By Lanier Ivester

I like to think that when Philip and I got married our wedding presents to each other were music. Like all true lovers we were extravagant with our gifts. He gave me The Sundays and Read More ›

Spit and Polish

By Pete Peterson

For the past few months I’ve spent time writing Fiddler’s Green nearly every day. I like to plant myself in the back corner of Panera Bread (because it rocks), or my neighborhood Read More ›

An Encounter with a Saint

By Andrew Peterson

A little boy approached me after a recent concert with something clearly on his mind. He had waited till the crowd dispersed, and his parents sat in the pews at the back of the auditorium, Read More ›

Song of the Day: Sandra McCracken

By Pete Peterson

In case you missed it, Sandra McCracken released a new record a couple of months ago. Read More ›

Dancing in the Minefields: The Movie

By Andrew Peterson

I swore many years ago that I’d never make a music video. Back when my career began no one had ever dreamed of YouTube or Vimeo. If you wanted to watch a music video by a Christian artist you had to wait till the televangelists had gone to bed and the network couldn’t think of Read More ›

The Distance Between Context and Complaining: A Love Story

By Russ Ramsey

I love my wife. I love my kids. And I love the call the Lord has on my life to proclaim His word in the context of the local church.

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Musings of An Andrew Peterson Nerd

By Curt McLey

I’ve been writing about the music of Andrew Peterson for nearly ten years now. The first time was in an e-mail dated August 8, 2001. The tone of my prose was that of a breathless Read More ›

Song of the Day: Jason Gray

By Jason Gray

While I was happy with “Better Way To Live” as a pretty solid pop/rock song built around one of the hookier choruses I had at the time, it wasn’t necessarily a song that I was particularly passionate about Read More ›