Mike Reeves on a theology of music:
His basic point is that Christians are generally pretty atheistic when they think about the world around us. We readily think that Christian truth is a gloss that we apply to the blank sheet of 'nature'. But no, this is the Lord's world. Therefore we should be looking to all things (music included) to tell us the gospel of Christ.
After these mp3s, which I thoroughly enjoyed, I listened to a sermon in which the preacher tried a bit of a theology of everything himself. He remarked, "I'm not sure why we sleep. I think it's to do with God teaching us humility. Keeping us inactive for 8 hours a day teaches us who's boss."
Really? Is that the best he can do?
Which made me think - everyone has a theology of everything. It's just that they don't often have a gospel theology of everything. For this preacher, the natural world preaches the bigness of God and the smallness of man - which featured in his preaching much more than the actual gospel. Strange to think that 'death and resurrection' didn't occur to him...
Anyway, that's by the by.
Enjoy the mp3s!