The Author

Rob Smith lectures in theology, ethics, and music ministry at Sydney Missionary & Bible College. He is the co-author of Songs of the Saints: Enriching our Singing by Learning from the Songs of Scripture (Matthias Media, 2017); “Belting Out the Blues as Believers: The Importance of Singing Lament,” Themelios 42.1 (2017); “The Amorality of Atheism,” Themelios 40.3 (2015), 404-413; and “Music, Singing and the Emotions: Exploring the Connections,” Themelios 37.3 (2012), 465–79. Rob is currently undertaking doctoral studies in the area of sex, gender, and transgender.

Responding to the Transgender Revolution

How should Christians respond to the transgender revolution that is currently sweeping the Western world?

Is This the End of Gender?

The transgender revolution is an ideal opportunity for both

Singing the Blues as Believers

Congregational songs of lament are an opportunity to groan

The Role of Singing in the Life of the Church

Congregational singing is a gift to treasure dearly, engage