Archive for 'Psalms'

A Prayer (in courses)

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Poet and songwriter Rebekah Sankey delves into matters of satisfaction and spiritual fulfillment in the form of a seven course poem in response to the theme of “meals” and Psalm 145.

Two Prayers

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Experimental cellist Matt Turner brings us this haunting piece in response to the theme of poverty, Psalm 102:17 and Psalm 104:12.

Her Work as Worship

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Ruth Forman’s beautiful new poem “Her Work as Worship” in response to the theme of “harvest” and Psalm 1:3.

Kenyon Adams & American Restless “Shame”

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We are thrilled to feature a follow-up version of Noah Lekas’ solo blues song, “Don’t Let Me Be Put to Shame.” This song was originally commissioned by Spark and Echo Arts in 2011 and is a response to Psalm 25 and Psalm 91. Now with a full band, Kenyon Adams & American Restless have ramped up the…

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Deep Calls to Deep

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“Deep Calls to Deep” is a song inspired by Psalm 42. It was commissioned in honor of Rev. Robert Hochmuth’s 63 years of ministry, celebrated at Apostles Lutheran in San Jose, CA, on January 29, 2012. This tribute* was made possible by Rev. Hochmuth’s family. Listen Deep Calls to Deep Read Psalm 42, the inspiration…

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On My Knees

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We are excited to feature a brand new unreleased song from singer-songwriter Stephen Bautista. “On My Knees” is a beautiful work about humility, prayer, and trusting God through adversity.

David by Ebitenyefa Baralaye

Psalm 27:1-5, David, Scultpture by Eb Baralaye - ThumbnailSpark and Echo Arts is pleased to feature the work David, a sculpture by artist Ebitenyefa Baralaye. Mr. Baralaye captures and reflects on the complexities of David’s life with a special focus on Psalm 27:1-5.

Psalm 16 by Nicora Gangi

“Keep me safe, my God, for in you I take refuge… You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” Artist Nicora Gangi gives us a beautiful glimpse into Psalm 16 through her dynamic visual meditation.

Sing by Nick Stokes

Sing is a fascinating new play written by playwright Nick Stokes in response to Psalm 22, verses 14-18. This work was premiered by Spark and Echo Arts on July 15, 2011, in New York City as part of evening sponsored by the Center for Faith and Work entitled “Artist and Beauty: Illuminating the Word.”

Psalm 131 by Nathan Hunt

We are pleased to feature an original poem written by Nathan Hunt in response to Psalm 131, a vivid “psalm of ascents” by David. “Among the streaming people on hazy summer streets, a sprouting weed…”