Let all the people praise you
What is church music for?
Two underestimated apostles
The women at the Passion and Resurrection
Trying to understand the Scriptures : Emmaus
The Lord is my shepherd : why so many versions
Women’s voices in the Bible : few but worth listening to
What makes a good psalm Response?
Presents, gifts and Christmas
One woman’s voice : the Magnificat
Sheep are cute, but why are we ‘sheep’?
Love songs and lullabies (and some old films)
Clouds and darkness are his raiment
For us and for our salvation : inclusive language
When did you last see an angel?
Psalms of yearning, few but haunting
Animals in the Psalms
Music for your wedding : things worth considering
What about the organ, ‘the king of instruments’ ?
Musical instruments (for holy purposes)
What comes first, the rhythm or the melody?
One of the best song lyrics ever
Music for Holy Week (up to Saturday)
Music for Easter (Saturday Vigil and Easter Sunday)
Palm or Passion Sunday and its psalm(s)
The Gentle Guide to my Holy Week music
Come Holy Spirit : expressing the inexpressible
The bittersweetness of the Ascension
Waiting, hoping and trusting : the same but different
The trees of the Lord drink their fill (Psalm 103)
Psalm 91 (92) : horns, oxen, strength and honour
Alleluia! Gospel Acclamations Part I
Music for the Queen of Heaven : setting the Assumption psalms
The verse words : Gospel Acclamations Part 2
Jesus and women; or the Bible and Bechdel
Lent Gospel Acclamations, a User’s Guide
Psalm 87/88 : how do you sing about despair?
The stress of saying ‘I love you’
The perils of being a pedant
The Gentle Guide to my Christmas music
Advent hymns shouldn’t be penitential
Just how bleak was the midwinter?
How lovely is your dwelling place (not mine, at the moment)
I mneed a mnemonic for the New Testament
Helping us to help you : why lead sheets?
Lent Gospel Acclamations : an update
Pattern in the Lent psalms : Year C
Spring saints and their psalms : David, Patrick and Joseph
Celebrating the Annunciation
The Easter psalm (117/118) : the power of repetition
What’s the story in the Eastertide Sundays (Year C)?
A name of power : who was Melchisedek?
Making a song out of shouting for help : Psalm 39/40
Does size matter? The shortest psalm (116/117)
What is the purpose of a church choir?
The psalmist’s confidence (and Jesus’ sidelong look)
Does it actually mean me? : excluding language