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Zambia 2012

Though the wrong seems oft so strong God is the ruler yet. Advertisements

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Spiritual Disciplines for the Worship leader

Worship leaders often make their living on stage in front of hundreds of people.  In my opinion, this may very well be a disadvantage in our spiritual formation.  Our faith is one with a cross in the middle of it … Continue reading

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A Worship Leader’s letter to his congregation

Dear church family, Most of you know that I lead the singing at Church.  Often, we refer to this act as “worship.”  It’s sort of an unfortunate thing that this word has become so closely associated with the songs we … Continue reading

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A Theology of Boredom

The prophet Elijah was fleeing for his life from a vicious queen Jezebel (who I always imagine to resemble Cruella Deville) after he righteously owned some prophets of the false god Baal in 1 Kings 18.  Scared for his life, … Continue reading

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My ongoing struggle with contemporary worship leading…

Every Sunday morning all throughout our country, thousands of twentysomething guitarists in thick rimmed glasses fashion their hair to look like they just got out of bed, slip into some skinny jeans, deliberately neglect to shave, strap on their Taylor … Continue reading

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Wesley’s Prayer of Surrender

I am no longer my own but yours. Your will, not mine, be done in all things, wherever you may place me, in all that I do and in all that I may endure; when there is work for me … Continue reading

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Some lunchtime thoughts.

If I were to attempt to understand the love of God, to first fathom the span of the universe would be a good first step. To acknowledge the difference between myself and an ant might be a good starting point.  But then … Continue reading

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