Work and Grace: The Spiritual Music of John Coltrane (Open Forum) – Gospel in Life
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Work and Grace: The Spiritual Music of John Coltrane (Open Forum)

Tim Keller |  April 9, 2006

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Topics:
  • Work & Faith
Duration:
53
SKU:
OF 36

Overview

This talk includes comments from a Christian perspective on the music of John Coltrane.

Open Forums are specifically designed for skeptics or those wrestling with the claims of Christianity. Each Open Forum included a brief concert by guest artists followed by a talk and open mic Q&A with Timothy Keller. This audio recording includes the talk only.

Message Summary

We’re diving into how God, music, and spiritual growth connect, using jazz artist John Coltrane as a guide. We’ll see how music can change lives, giving hope and purpose. It’s also important to understand the value of meaningful work and helping others, which can make life better. Remember, your abilities and the work you do are part of a bigger picture. This perspective can help you feel satisfied and keep you from getting too wrapped up in your work.

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