Praise Song Cruncher

Using an article authored by Pastor Wolfmueller entitled "Criteria for Discerning the Usefulness of Praise Songs" (http://www.hope-aurora.org/docs/praisesongcruncher.pdf) we listen to a praise song (or other Christian song) and read the lyrics and by asking the 5 diagnostic questions, determine it's usefulness in the church.

Show #305: Praise Song Cruncher

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As Pastor Wolfmueller finishes up his show prep, he decides to do the Praise Song Cruncher for the entire show. We crunch the songs “God’s Not Dead” by Newsboys, the hymn “Earth and All Stars” and “Beautiful” by Disciple.

Show #295: Whoa Ho Ho

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In this round of the Praise Song Cruncher, Pastor Wolfmueller learns a new word while crunching the songs “Rise and Sing” by Passion and “I Will Rise” by Chris Tomlin. In the last segment of the program we play “bumper sticker theology” and “church sign theology.”

Show #280: Hollywood verses Praise Songs

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In Preaching to Hollywood we listen to secular music and find a way to speak the Gospel in light of the song. In the Praise Song Cruncher, we find the level of mysticism in a given praise song. In today’s show, we do both. Preaching to Hollywood songs: “Carry On” by Fun and “Demons” by Imagine Demons. Praise Songs: “Your Grace Finds Me” by Matt Redman and “Build Your Kingdom Here” by Rend Collective.

Show #276: This Show is Regret

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The prescription for this edition of Table Talk Radio is as follows: Praise Song Cruncher, Bumper Sticker/Church Sign Theology, 10 commandments in the news, rinse, repeat. Listen to the crunch of “My Name is Regret” by Matthew West

Show #271: The Praise Song Cruncher 2.52 Beta

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In Pastor Wolfmueller’s quest to find a more complex equation to the Praise Song Cruncher, we consider the latest revision with “Breath” preformed my Michael W. Smith. Also in this episode, we play “Name that Logical Fallacy” and “Preaching to Hollywood” with the song “Human” by Christina Perry.

Show #269: The Praise Song Cruncher 2.5

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A listener from Iowa submits the Praise Song Crucher 2.5 for our consideration. To test it out, we crunch the songs Mighty Breathe of God performed by Jesus Culture and Desert Song by Natalie Grant. View the Praise Song Cruncher 2.5 here.

Show #265: Crunching on YouTube

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In today's edition of Table Talk Radio (featured on YouTube) Bryan and Evan run the following praise songs through the cruncher:

Show Me Your Glory by Kathy Frizzell, Kim Walker, et al preformed by Jesus Culture
Revelation Song by Jennie Lee Riddle preformed by Phillips Craig and Dean
Walk By Faith by & preformed by Jeremy Camp

Show #259: Praise Song Cruncher Critics

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It's shocking that not everyone loves and adourns the Praise Song Cruncher, but it's true. In today's episode of Table Talk Radio, Bryan and Evan respond to an email concerning the praise song cruncher, then crunch more praise songs. Ending the program by playing "10 Commandments in the News." Listening to this episode is optional.

Show #257: Events in History Relevant to Lutheranism even though Lutheranism isn't an ism

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Show #253: They're BACK!

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Disappointing those who thought Table Talk Radio was gone forever, Table Talk Radio returns to crunch some Praise Songs and then to play "Name that Church Body."