Posts by Peter

Why These Songs

At BCC, our music has always been a large part of our identity. For example, you might think that the BCC worship service created a need for a music ministry. In reality, it was a group of students coming together to worship in the way they knew, forming Gospel Soul Innovators, that gave rise to […]

Big name bands coming soon

When it comes to top-level Christian music acts coming through, central Iowa often experiences months-long dry spells. But as they say, when it rains, it pours. In the next week, we’ll have the opportunity to take in some of the biggest bands in the industry (videos below). First up is Winter Jam on Friday, March […]

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

We presented a special music selection this past Sunday, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail).” We thought we’d share a video of the song as sung by the original artists, Hillsong United. Oceans Live: The song is accompanied by a two-part message from Brian Houston, pastor of Hillsong Church. It’s powerful message based on the song […]

To an Unknown God

About a decade ago, I came across an album by an acid jazz group.  I thought the music was pretty good, but one thing stuck with me (not the name of the group, regrettably).  A line in one of their songs said, “We live in an age of information, but no one knows what’s going […]