30 April 2017

Waiting Room (Sunday Psalms Series)

Sunday Psalms: Fictional Narratives & Poetry Inspired by the Psalms, Proverbs, & Other Biblical Works Waiting Room- Eyes down But we all see Our heads hang low feigning anonymity Undercover voyeurs Cloaked behind cellphones and magazines We spy others’ lives with recreant curiosity Now Peter and John were going up into the temple at the... Read More
23 April 2017

A Staring Invitation

Good Sunday to all our readers. We’ll be back next week with our Sunday Psalms Series. Today, I thought I’d share some reflections I recently wrote for Clear Creek Church. Thanks as always, Heidi (and Ben too). A Staring Invitation If you told me I never had to fly again, I’d give you a grateful... Read More
21 April 2017

JONAH’S SONG: Play along with us

Hard to believe Outcasts & Refugees has been out for more than a month. Thanks to all of you for your support. Here’s the music if you who want to play along to Jonah’s Song. Jonah’s Song Chord Sheet Song Story ♦♦♦♦♦ Embracing life’s wilderness through music & community To support future Chasing Ebenezer endeavors, visit... Read More
16 April 2017

Grief is a Boulder (Sunday Psalms Series)

Sunday Psalms: Fictional Narratives & Poetry Inspired by the Psalms, Proverbs, & Other Biblical Works Grief is a boulder Soul, mind crush Who can tell me not to hurt Every cell burns deep Morning breaks I’d rather sleep Can any good remain? Only lament to sing Hope… With Him, I dared dream Joy invisible Radiant... Read More
09 April 2017

A Strange Symptom (Sunday Psalms Series)

  Sunday Psalms: Fictional Narratives & Poetry Inspired by the Psalms, Proverbs, & Other Biblical Works Merlin Till woke with a thick sensation in his forty-five-year-old tongue. At first he accounted it as a consequence of last night’s drunken altercation. After downing several pints of beer at Slippery Pete’s, Merlin had found himself cursing a river... Read More
08 April 2017

Play along to SLAVERY

Thanks for joining us on the Outcasts and Refugees journey. Here’s the music for you to play along to Slavery: Slavery Chord Chart Slavery Song Story ♦♦♦♦♦ Embracing life’s wilderness through music & community To support future Chasing Ebenezer endeavors, visit our Donations Page!  Copyright © 2017 Benjamin & Heidi Beth Sadler, All Rights Reserved.
02 April 2017

Mary Never Cooks Potatoes (Sunday Psalms Series)

Sunday Psalms: Fictional Narratives & Poetry Inspired by the Psalms, Proverbs, & Other Biblical Works Josh shoved the plate of food across the table. He hated Annie’s Diner, and these lunch dates with Walter left him exhausted. “I don’t like potatoes,” Walter informed the steaming plate. “It’s cauliflower.” Josh could feel the muscles in his... Read More
31 March 2017

Play along to LION

Thanks to everyone who’s been listening to Outcasts and Refugees. Here’s the music for you to play along to track 4 of the album: Lion Chord Chart ♦♦♦♦♦ Embracing life’s wilderness through music & community To support future Chasing Ebenezer endeavors, visit our Donations Page!  Copyright © 2017 Benjamin & Heidi Beth Sadler, All Rights... Read More
26 March 2017

Eat the Evening (Sunday Psalms Series)

Sunday Psalms: Fictional Narratives & Poetry Inspired by the Psalms, Proverbs, & Other Biblical  Works I want to sing Loud and long, Fill haunting silence with melody true. When I sing I forget to be afraid. Maybe music is a weapon To guard my timid heart. I want to paint the walls, Splash color onto death,... Read More
25 March 2017

Jam along to WAYFARING STRANGER

We hope you’re enjoying Outcasts & Refugees. Here’s the first of the chord charts we’re putting out for those who want to play along. Enjoy! Wayfaring Stranger Chord Chart ♦♦♦♦♦ Embracing life’s wilderness through music & community To support future Chasing Ebenezer endeavors, visit our Donations Page!  Copyright © 2017 Benjamin & Heidi Beth Sadler,... Read More
19 March 2017

A great week…

Wow! To say we are honored would not be exaggerating. We were amazed by the turnout at the White Eagle, as well as how many of you messaged us with great feedback about the album. Thanks to all our guests, to our amazing band, and to McMenamins for hosting the Outcasts & Refugees release show. (We’re back at the... Read More
12 February 2017

Outcasts & Refugees is Coming!

It’s finally happening. We’ve spent more than two years working on Outcasts and Refugees, and on March 13th, we get to share it with you. The music from our album explores the figurative way we all experience isolation, rejection, and displacement. These songs compel us (and hopefully our listeners) to display active compassion for literal outcasts... Read More