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March 2014
March 11, 2014

An Introduction to Handel’s “Messiah”

The season of Lent is now upon us. For many years during Lent we listened to portions of Handel’s “Messiah” almost daily, singing along, sometimes looking up and reading the Scripture passages woven into the wondrous piece. Here is a fascinating BBC documentary with a performance of “Messiah” conducted by Sir Colin Davies and performed […]

March 7, 2014

When a Little Girl Conducts Her Church Choir

Here’s a perfect account to illustrate the power which our love of music has on our toddlers. Have you seen the viral video of the little girl directing her church choir? According to NBC News, she’s at a Baptist church in–of all places–Kyrgystan! May the power of God’s Word continue to go forth throughout the […]

March 4, 2014

What Makes for a Remarkable Education for Young Children?

Education should try to preserve the most remarkable features of the young: its adventurousness, its generativity, its resourcefulness, and its flashes of flexibility and creativity. Howard Gardner