Archive: Feb 2019



What the Wind Goes Whispering: An Exploration of Longing in The Wind in the Willows

By Chris Wheeler

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame is perhaps my favorite book, or at least in my top ten. I rarely re-read books, but this one is an annual read for me, and only recently did I think to explore why I have loved and continue to love this story so much.

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New Song Premiere: “West of Nod” by Cindy Morgan

By The Rabbit Room

After thirteen Dove Awards and two GRAMMY nominations, Cindy Morgan’s latest batch of albums have been made as an independent artist outside the spotlight of the CCM industry—they’re likely the most artistically rich work of her career. Audiences for the 2015 Behold The Lamb of God tour will remember Cindy for her soaring voice and Americana sensibilities.

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Local Show Playlist: February 19th, 2019

By The Rabbit Room

Last fall, Jared Malament began the ingenious practice of compiling Spotify playlists after each Local Show, making the featured songs publicly available for all to listen. With his help, we are continuing this tradition for the spring season of the Local Show, accompanied by Jared’s description of the evening and what made it memorable.

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Announcing our Hutchmoot UK Keynote Speaker: Steve Turner

By Mark Meynell

It is a real thrill to announce that Steve Turner will deliver the keynote address for the first ever Hutchmoot UK in July 2019. Steve has a wealth of experience to share and the chance pick his brain over a few summer days in Oxford is incentive enough to come along for the fun.

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Rabbit Trails #17

By Jonny Jimison

Click through for this week’s edition of Jonny Jimison’s Rabbit Trails.

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Liturgies of the Moment: Convivium Interviews Doug McKelvey

By The Rabbit Room

Doug McKelvey was recently interviewed by Convivium Magazine about the process of writing Every Moment Holy—a wonderful conversation we’re excited to share with you here.

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Rabbit Room on the Road

By Pete Peterson

For years now, people have been asking us to take Hutchmoot on the road. That’s a complicated request, but this year we’ve come up with a way to do just that…well, sort of.

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The Membership Podcast: Episode 6, An Interview with Charlie Peacock

By The Rabbit Room

A new episode of The Membership podcast is now available. In this episode, Jason Hardy and John Pattison interview Charlie Peacock, the 4x Grammy Award-winning, multi-format jazz and pop recording artist, composer, and record producer.

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How To Grow Good Wool

By Suzanne Tietjen

I used to be a shepherd, keeping natural-colored sheep for their fleeces. Most sheep grow white or off-white wool, but ours, bred from the occasional black sheep any commercial shepherd would reject, grew amazing-colored wool: ebony, silvers, grizzled grays, and countless shades of chocolate.

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Local Show: New Season

By The Rabbit Room

Let the Local Shows commence! A new season begins on Tuesday the 19th with Andrew Peterson, Cindy Morgan, Ron Block, and Jeff Taylor.

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Fixed In Post: Misadventures in Moviegoing

By Pete Peterson

You don’t have to spend too much time with John Barber or me to figure out that we love the movies. And for the past few years we’ve contributed to the Rabbit Room Podcast with our film discussions in a variety of episodes. But now with the launch of the podcast network, we’re moving our love for film into a podcast of our own.

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Prodigal Sons and Fathers in the Music of Springsteen

By Chris Yokel

“My Father’s House” is the ninth track on Springsteen’s classic lo-fi album Nebraska, and the last song he wrote for the album. In his autobiography Born To Run, Bruce has this to say about the creation of the album:

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