Home Church

Finding a new home church after an affair, divorce, and remarriage. Guest post at You Are Here.

Believing the Right Words

I’m playing piano in church again. I feel like there’s probably a more artful way to build up to that statement, but the truth is, I’m just kind of giddy about it. Church music is where I most connect with God, and for a year, that was missing. For a year, I wondered if it […]

How Music Saved My Faith (Over and Over)

(This post is part of the synchroblog “What Saved Your Faith?” hosted by Ed Cyzewski to celebrate the release of his new book, “A Christian Survival Guide.” Get the book free today only!) Fridays were chapel day at the private school I attended in elementary school. We would gather by grade in the church’s sanctuary, […]

Your 5-step Method is Pissing Me Off

I’ve been teaching piano lessons for a while now, and like all piano teachers, I have a favorite method book. But regardless of what method you teach, they all give the same basic information to new piano students. Notes to the right get higher, notes to the left get lower. This is how you find […]