Sep 072012
Our Church Music

By William Lloyd, 1902 An old Presbyterian elder once said to me, “If the devil cannot get into a church any other way, he always finds a door in the choir gallery.” Many ministers decline to have anything to do with the matter at all, and relegate it to a music committee, and they, in …more

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Jan 052012
Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne was partially written by Robert Burns in the 1700′s, it was first published in 1796 after Burns’ death. Early variations of the song were sung prior to 1700 and inspired Burns to produce the modern rendition. An old Scotch tune, ‘Auld Lang Syne’ literally means ‘old long ago,’ or simply, ‘the good …more

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