Matt Conner

Matt Conner is a former pastor and church planter turned writer and editor. He’s the founder of Analogue Media and lives in Indianapolis.


The Resistance, Episode 25: Mindy Smith

By Matt Conner

The experience doesn’t matter. The expertise isn’t real.

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The Resistance, Episode 24: Li-Young Lee

By Matt Conner

There’s an ancient story handed down to us in the Old Testament book of Numbers in which a group of people find themselves walking in circles. Their fear of change, their avoidance of Resistance, kept them from entering a portal to something—or somewhere—better. Sound familiar?

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The Resistance, Episode 23: Eric Hilton

By Matt Conner

Eric Hilton’s approach would be difficult to mimic even if the world didn’t feel as if it was presently falling apart.

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The Resistance, Episode 22: Sarah Siskind

By Matt Conner

Somehow Sarah Siskind has saved her best work for her own albums. That’s a difficult feat for a songwriter who has written for the likes of Alison Krauss, Wynonna, and Randy Travis. She’s toured with Bonnie and Bon Iver. With over 20 songs placed on the hit TV drama Nashville alone, she is a master craftswoman who has learned to navigate the commercial side without sacrificing substance.

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The Resistance, Episode 21: Rosi Golan

By Matt Conner

Rosi Golan isn’t afraid to admit her fears.

Despite Rosi’s 12 years in the music industry, beginning with 2008’s The Drifter and the Gypsy, the Israeli-born singer-songwriter says some fears loom larger than ever before.

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The Resistance, Episode 20: John Mark McMillan

By Matt Conner

How can you give away what you’ve lost?

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The Resistance, Episode 19: Jericho Brown

By Matt Conner

Jericho Brown was not waiting for these rewards, although we’re certain he’ll gladly receive them.

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The Resistance, Episode 18: The Lone Bellow

By Matt Conner

Zach Williams is worried about what you will think of him. Aren’t we all? For many people, the desire to live up to the expectations of others alters our everyday behavior. Actions are filtered through a series of questions, asking whether or not people will be angered, bothered, or burdened by that which we really want to say and do.

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The Resistance, Episodes 16 & 17: Pandemics and Presence, Alex Ebert

By Matt Conner

In the midst of a global pandemic and being quarantined with our own makeshift home studios, we thought it appropriate to take Episode 16 to process this greater reality of Resistance that we all face these days. It’s hard to find the positive in such a negative situation, but if we’re present, we can face the Resistance even in these darker days.

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The Resistance, Episode 15: Sierra Hull

By Matt Conner

What were you doing when you were 10-years-old?

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The Return of The Resistance

By Matt Conner

The other day my wife found the artifact.

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Joy of Every Longing Heart: An Interview with Sara Groves

By Matt Conner

Eleven years have passed since Sara Groves’s first offering for the Christmas music canon, 2008’s O Holy Night, and while it’s uncommon for an artist to release more than one holiday-centered album, the rich layers of meaning around the nativity story offer plenty more for such a thoughtful artist to explore.

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