This Sunday I’ll be preaching my last sermon at Faithbridge Presbyterian church, strapping on my guitar to sing my last songs with the praise team, and saying my goodbyes to all the people who have been part of our lives … Continue reading
Here’s something beautiful to fill my blog silence a little while longer. If you don’t already know David Bailey, you should.
This is the sixth and final song for what I hope will soon become my “Hymns and Heresies” folk album. This other five songs will be arrangements of hymns. Guess that makes this one a “heresy” then… This song centers … Continue reading
I just uploaded all five of my “folk-songs” to Open Source Audio, a division of the Internet Archive. I love this project, and it’s a great place to find interesting songs, documentaries, short films, and audio recordings – all licensed … Continue reading
I went foraging on YouTube today, trying to figure out the chords and fingerings for a song I’ve waited much too long to add to my repertoire. I was pretty impressed with what I found. I think Woody would’ve been … Continue reading
If a blog can have a mid-life crisis (what’s the life expectancy of a blog, anyhow?) I think this blog is in the midst of one. When I first registered the domain name “mrlocke.net,” I was a high school English … Continue reading
Two news stories caught my attention today: It appears that a British citizen of Arabic descent (who also happens to be a member of Parliament) was detained at Dulles Airport and actually had his luggage checked for explosives. The irony … Continue reading