Jan Van Kooten

Jan Van Kooten (jvank@gmail.com) is a music educator serving Shawnee Park Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, as choir director and church musician.

Articles by this author:

  • Sing a New Song!

    Helping Kids Put Scripture to Music

    “Then the fire of the Lord fell and burned up the sacrifice, the wood, the stones and the soil, and also licked up the water in the trench. When all the people saw this, they fell prostrate and cried, “The Lord—He is God! The Lord—He is God!” (1 Kings 18:38-39).

    Is this unique and potent passage familiar to you? Can you imagine singing it during a weekly worship service?