Wonder and Whiskey Book Excerpt: Brand vs. Ethics

In honor of the band releasing a new album this month, below is an excerpt from Wonder and Whiskey: Insights on Faith from the Music of Dave Matthews Band. During a 1999 appearance on VH1 Storytellers, during which artists would not only play songs but also talk about the inspiration and meaning behind them, Matthews included “Christmas Song” in hisContinue reading “Wonder and Whiskey Book Excerpt: Brand vs. Ethics”

Prayer in Motion Book Excerpt: Creativity as Prayer

Below is an excerpt from my book Prayer in Motion: Connecting with God in Fidgety Times. In his book The Music Lesson, accomplished bassist Victor Wooten explains his approach to music in a series of imagined conversations with a mysterious man named Michael. Michael is a mystical figure who guides Wooten in looking at the spiritContinue reading “Prayer in Motion Book Excerpt: Creativity as Prayer”