Music Can Teach the Gospel More Effectively Than Some Sermons!
Excerpt from A Christ-Centered Home Chapter 8, It’s About Joy There are few things that bring the Spirit of God into a home with greater power and effectiveness than music. Singing together as a family creates bonds, strengthens unity, and teaches the Gospel to children far more effectively than most sermons. Bruce R. McConkie explained […]
Discover Music Fireside: The Forgotten Language of the Heart
Family Songbook Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching & admonishing one another in psalms & hymns & spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. (Colossians 3:16) . . . praise the Lord with singing, with music, with dancing, and with a prayer of praise […]
What is backbeat/offbeat?
Every feeling—every emotion—felt by man can be expressed through music. Can it be that while we have been immersed in this medium, we have been seduced and distracted to forget its power for good or evil? In 2019, James F. and L. Hannah Stoddard gave a fireside discussing how to analyze the emotions behind music, […]
Music: The Forgotten Language of the Heart
Elder Gene R. Cook made the following comment in regard to the standard for music in his own home. “We determined to maintain our family music standard of Church music, classical music, or other good general music, but no light or hard rock or anything like unto it.” (Gene R. Cook, Raising Up a Family […]
James F. Stoddard III I believe that every feeling, every emotion that can be felt by man, can be expressed through music. Can it be that while we have been immersed in this medium, we have been seduced and distracted to forget its power for good or evil? Music Fireside Article My story with music […]