Songs We Loved In High School: Two New Playlists

By The Rabbit Room

The spring season of the Local Show wrapped up last week with a very special edition: Songs We Loved in High School, as performed by Andrew Peterson, Andrew Osenga, Andy Gullahorn, Jill Phillips, Eric Peters, and Sandra McCracken. There were songs by the Indigo Girls, Marc Cohn, Crowded House, R. E. M., James Taylor, DC Talk, and so much more—more than you could have ever hoped for.

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Beyond the Footlights

By Helena Sorensen

I had not meant to think on dancers
No, nor womanhood
I meant to write of summer,
Goodness, and the love of God.

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Reflections on the New Tolkien Film

By The Rabbit Room

The Rabbit Room staff was lucky to attend a pre-screening of Tolkien before it officially hit theaters. Feeling protective of our beloved author, we all shared a good helping of skepticism going in—but, delightfully, our skepticism was assuaged, laughter was had, and as the credits rolled, we heaved a collective sigh of deep relief. At the very least, it was a heartwarming film, clearly sincere in its quest to faithfully represent the maker of Middle-earth. What follows are the thoughts of Chris Thiessen, Andrew Peterson, and Shigé Clark (in that order) after seeing the film.

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Recent Podcast Episodes

Season 1 | Episode 6

Steve Guthrie and Sandra McCracken discuss the relationship between music and silence, cultivating a posture of receptivity before God, and how creativity and play prepare us to enter into the New Creation.

Episode 6: “The Resurrection and the Life of the World to Come”

Season 1 | Episode 5

Steve Guthrie and David Dark discuss the generative, boundary-confounding work of the Spirit in wider culture, using the career of U2 as a jumping off point.

Episode 5: “Holy Spirit”

Season 1 | Episode 5

Even if you don’t know Phil Vischer, you almost certainly know his work, and his voice. Back in 1993 he introduced audiences to a cast of vegetables that would take the world by storm. VeggieTales was born and twenty-five year later, it’s still going strong. As the creator of Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato, Phil has spent a lifetime teaching the Bible and having fun doing it. In this episode, he talks about the serious work of humor and the importance of being silly.

The Importance of Being Silly

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