Author Archives: Chris Tomlin

The Music of Praise

ZAMAR Zâmar, zaw-mar ́: To make music. To celebrate in song and music. To touch the strings or parts of a musical instrument.1 I will sing a new song to You, O God; On a harp of ten strings I will sing praises (zâmar) to You. — Psalm 144:9 NKJV I stood over Brandy, looking into

The Fools of Praise

HALAL Hâlal, haw-lal ́: To boast. To rave. To shine. To celebrate. To be clamorously foolish.1 Let them praise (hâlal) His name with dancing and make music to Him with timbrel and harp. — Psalm 149:3 A couple of years ago my wife and I were invited to a Jewish wedding. I’d never been to one

How Becoming a Parent Helps You Understand the Unconditional Love of God

Nearly five years ago, my wife, Lauren, and I became parents for the first time when our daughter, Ashlyn Alexandra, was born.  Three years later, we welcomed her sister, Madison Amore, into the world and into our family.  To say being a father has changed my life would be an understatement.  To say being a

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