Music



Joking About the Great Hereafter

By Drew Miller

Some songs, however new they may be, feel as if they have existed for centuries. One such song is “The Meal We Could Not Make” from Son of Laughter’s new album, No Story Is Over.

When Chris Slaten and I discussed his new record, we spent plenty of time going in depth on this particular song. What follows is our conversation both in audio form, augmented at various points by clips of the song itself, and in the written word. Read More ›

The Rabbit Room Retreat @ Laity Lodge

By The Rabbit Room

Laity Lodge, nestled in a bend of the Frio River in the Texas wilderness, is one of our favorite places in the world, and we’ve missed it. The Lodge closed down for renovations a couple of years ago and we’ve been anxious to get back on the schedule. Today we’re happy to announce that the 2018 Rabbit Room Retreat will take place on March 8-11th, and registration is now open. Click here to claim your spot. Read More ›

Stuff We Liked in 2017

By The Rabbit Room

We know we’re two weeks into 2018, but it takes some time to consider the mark a year leaves behind. We’ve finally gathered all our thoughts together, though, and here’s a look at the books, movies, TV, music, and some other stuff we in the Rabbit Room enjoyed the most in the past year. What were your favorites? Read More ›

Song & A Story: “Farthest Shore”

By Eric Peters

When producer Gabe Scott and I first convened to begin recording Far Side Of The Sea in the summer of 2015, I had very few complete songs to offer, and most certainly needed to write a few new ones. From the beginning, my vision for the Read More ›

The History of Hymnody

By The Rabbit Room

Ever wonder where we got the music we sing in church? Our friends at Covenant Seminary are hosting a weekend seminar in which Kevin Twit, founder of Indelible Grace, will walk you through the rich history of music in the church, including both classic and modern texts and music. Read More ›

Song & a Story: “Not Too Late”

By Andy Gullahorn

How many times have we finished some kind of service or missions work and felt like it was possibly more beneficial for us than the people we set out to serve? I am guessing this is not a foreign concept to many people—at least in hindsight. In my own life there have been countless ways in which I Read More ›

A Message from the Proprietor

By Andrew Peterson

Greetings! It was a good year for the Rabbit Room, and I want to humbly invite you to make a tax-deductible year-end contribution so we can start 2018 with a bang. As a nonprofit ministry, we rely on the support of people like you to continue this good work. Read More ›

Advent with The Orchardist: “Psalm 126”

By Drew Miller

Every Friday leading up to Christmas, The Orchardist is sharing a new song arranged specially for this season in a collection called A Child Will Lead Us All.

Here’s the find the final song of the collection, “Psalm 126.” Lyrics are provided below. Read More ›

Porter’s Gate Presents Work Songs

By Chris Yokel

These days, worship music is an entire sub-industry in the realm of art. There are conversations over the nature and performance of said music, and about as many worship traditions as there are denominations. Read More ›

He Takes the Weight of Hell: Chris Slaten on “The Hurricanes”

By Drew Miller

Perhaps the most epic, enigmatic song on Son of Laughter’s new album is “The Hurricanes.” When Chris Slaten and I discussed his record, we took quite a bit of time to dig into the writing of this song.

What follows is an in-depth conversation walking step-by-step through the narrative of “The Hurricanes,” augmented at various points by clips of the song itself. Read More ›

Advent with The Orchardist: “Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming”

By Drew Miller

Every Friday leading up to Christmas, The Orchardist is sharing a new song arranged specially for this season in a collection called A Child Will Lead Us All.

Below you will find the second song of this collection, “Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming.” Lyrics are also provided Read More ›

Advent with The Orchardist: “A Child Will Lead Us All”

By Drew Miller

A message from The Orchardist: Welcome to Advent. Every Friday, we will be sharing a new song prepared specifically for this season. We are calling this collection A Child Will Lead Us All after the song that has led the way for us. We hope you find in these songs words and melodies to lean on as we anticipate Christmas together. Read More ›