Category Archives: video

Shoops: The Film

My daughter Kate is an actor, student, and exceptional receptionist in Los Angeles, and has worked on several short films recently. Here’s one that I enjoyed. SHOOPS from Justin Edwards on Vimeo.

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Beauty and Truth

I admire artists who use their skills to add beauty to the world. And sometimes the job of an artist is to highlight truth, even if it’s ugly. Some of the best artists simply take the elements that are around … Continue reading

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Art in motion

God’s art, the movement of the Milky Way galaxy, captured by a video artist. The Mountain from Terje Sorgjerd on Vimeo.

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Sleep

Eric Whitacre offers a second virtual choir, selecting thousands of singers from online auditions, then blending them all together to produce a masterwork. His previous work is seen here. The current piece, Sleep, is written by Whitacre.

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I want to be in a box…

…in this video.  Looks like a lot of fun! And I understand they filmed it in one take.

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The Passion Play, 2010

The video gives a good introduction to the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany.  I traveled there recently with a group of 11 others from our area to see the play and enjoy the Alps of Bavaria and Austria.  The play … Continue reading

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Just for fun…

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Sing it, Louis!

A class act and a great musician, Louis Armstrong.

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Worship and the Healing Hokey Pokey

As a pastor in a mainline progressive denomination, I sometimes long for deeper engagement in worship. We Protestants can be a pretty stiff and stodgy group, worshiping with the same order of worship this week as we had the week … Continue reading

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A reminder to care for God’s earth

The earth is the Lord’s and all that’s in it, the world, and those who live in it; for God has founded it on the seas, and established it on the rivers. –Psalm 24 It’s the 40th anniversary of Earth … Continue reading

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Virtual choir, real music

The internet can bring people together in very interesting ways.  This virtual gathering of choir geeks is the result of auditions through webcams for music selected and conducted on video.  Those selected recorded their parts following the direction of the … Continue reading

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Certainty in the face of uncertainty

Preparing for this weekend’s sermon about finding certainty in the midst of chaos– that’s what faith can help us with– I suddenly remembered the incident from a few years ago where a young woman (a single mother) was held hostage … Continue reading

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Tiny New York

I love these short films that are shot with tilt-shift focus.  This one features New York City, filmed with a very narrow band of focus that fools the eye into seeing miniatures. The Sandpit from Sam O'Hare on Vimeo. Click … Continue reading

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Music: Laughing With

From Regina Spektor’s new album, Far No one laughs at god in a hospital.No one laughs at god in a war.No one’s laughing at god when they’re starving or freezing or so very poor. No one laughs at god when … Continue reading

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One of my favorite places

Video on blog main page.

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