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 […]

Art and Worship

Then Moses called Bezalel and Aholiab, and every gifted artisan in whose heart the Lord had put wisdom, everyone whose heart was stirred, to come and do the work. Exodus 36:2 (NKJV) I owe the picture of Jesus in my imagination to the reproduction of Warner Sallman’s “The Head of Christ,” which my parents hung in […]

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 […]