Which pieces of music move you to tears every time you hear them? Here’s one of mine: John Tavener’s The Lamb, based on the poem by William Blake. So pure and unearthly, it seemed right to post it today.

This looks very, very good. Earlier this year I ran Tim Keller’s Prodigal God DVD with some friends in downtown Chicago. It had the habit of unsettling even inveterate Christians with the truth about God’s grace. The follow-up from the same brilliant creative team is The Reason For God DVD.

“The potency of prayer has subdued the strength of fire; it has bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest, extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst the chains of death, expanded the gates of heaven, assuaged diseases, repelled frauds, rescued cities from destruction, stayed the sun in its course, and arrested the […]