Sick of Selfishness

I entered into 2015 with a heavy heart, and like many other seasons in my life, Skillet's music was something that helped me cope. Their most recent album "Rise" had released in June of 2013, and their single "Sick of It" was one of my favorite songs. I couldn't really identify what it was that [...]

Life Is Beautiful

Life is filled with pain and disappointment. You can shut it all out and be numb to everything, or you can face the hurt and enjoy the good experiences. There's not a lot I know for sure, but I definitely know this: it was only after I spent years living as someone who was already dead that I began to realize how beautiful life really is.

The Wounded Heart of Breaking Benjamin

Breaking Benjamin

This post contributed to Rock On Purpose by September Grace Redemption is often shown in fiction as a clear-cut story: Point A to Point Fall-from-Grace to Point Happily-Ever-After. In so many stories--musically, cinematically, literarily--we gravitate toward sharp contrast redemptions. We want to see someone at rock bottom be stabilized, someone awful become someone good. If [...]

Supernatural: 20 Years Later

Intro Supernatural.  This was the album that followed THE album for a rock, rap and soul trio who defined an era in Christian music. dc Talk’s fifth and last all-new studio project was released by Forefront Records twenty years ago on September 22, 1998.  The ultra-popular group was coming off an album, Jesus Freak, that [...]