Someone this week asked if any of our CDs had “happy songs.” Unlike, I guess, the ones we had just played, which talked about how Jesus is our Savior and friend, and the one we can rely on. And we hadn’t even sung the one that says Dust and ashes is my name, my all is sin and misery.
Putting together a new setlist (and they are never really new, just slowly tweaked versions of older setlists) is always both exciting and nervewracking. Exciting because it often means the band and I get to unleash some new jams. Nervewracking because I always have to cut something when I’m adding something new. There was a time when I thought “Thou Lovely Source Of True...