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Life and Death and the Arts: A Children’s Perspective

Last year, I worked with a small Texas town, its school board, and its local Baptist church to create a community children’s choir.  As I drove 40 miles each way to work with the children of this community, I frequently thought,  “Does this really matter?” This question was answered in an unexpected, heartbreaking, and life changing way.

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Congregational Singing and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Southwestern Seminary is hosting this semester an exhibition of rare Dead Sea scroll fragments, twelve of which have never been seen by the public. It’s really a remarkable source of research and information about the time when Jesus lived and the early church was formed.

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