This year has been, as my mental health coach likes to say, a gnarly roller coaster ride of a year. In particular, I want to reflect back on how music has been integral throughout this year.
It is often said that music is a universal language, connecting people from different corners of the earth despite language and cultural barriers. Two members of Canadian post-grunge and alternative rock band Three Days Grace recently experienced this phenomenon firsthand on a trip to Kenya.
In the Bible, James 1 reminds us to be slow to speak and quick to listen. These words are a lifetime challenge, one that I’ve been wrestling with since growing up in a Christian conservative household. As I grow in age and gain wisdom, these words have taught me that by taking time to listen [...]
Ledger has released a music video for her song "Not Dead Yet," the lead single from her debut Ledger EP. The music video debuted exclusively on Billboard.com. The cinematic piece features Jen Ledger in an intense boxing match, symbolizing the fight with paralyzing anxiety that inspired "Not Dead Yet." You can watch the video below. Ledger [...]
The Song: "Watch it Burn" by Disciple The Story: For Courtney, "Watch it Burn" became an anthem in the middle of extreme anxiety. "When I first started experiencing an allergic reaction to disposable gloves, it triggered immense anxiety and compulsions. I was terrified of dying. I worried about contamination and infection all day every day. [...]
Jen Ledger has spent ten years building impressive skills behind the drum kit for Skillet, the best-selling Christian rock band of our time. In addition to her energetic drumming, Jen has become an essential vocal complement to John Cooper with her pure, soaring tone. Fans have clamored for years for that voice to take center [...]