The harvest of this coming generation belongs to those who are willing to encounter God in the midst of chaos, offering refuge and salvation to those paralyzed by fear and lack. There is the work of the Kingdom to be done and we might lose our livelihood, family, and our very lives doing it. The wind has shifted, the storm is here.....BUT, Jesus is here too.
Celebrate Knowing Jesus!
Most of us have grown up with some understanding of Christian holidays, most notably Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter. The fact that these events have merged with other worldly ideals and rituals is for another post. I'm not too concerned with how you celebrate, my aim is to encourage each reader to consider what and … Continue reading Celebrate Knowing Jesus!
Thanksgiving: God’s doorbell
Thanksgiving is another one of those worship keys. Without this one, you might as well quit before you start. In working with worship leaders and watching church worship sets being constructed, I often find that the latest songs or the tempo dictate what songs are picked. This is a worrying trend and needs to be … Continue reading Thanksgiving: God’s doorbell
Yielding: The art of preferring someone else gladly
In the worship of our amazing God, we often get so preoccupied with bringing God a list of things that need to be sorted out, touched or healed. As I've said in previous posts: the point of worship was never us. It is solely for an audience of one. Scripture when talking about worship refers to … Continue reading Yielding: The art of preferring someone else gladly
Intimacy: Growing as a worshiper/worship leader
As worshipers who lead other worshipers, submission needs to at the heart of what we do. As we keep submitting ourselves and the talents we bring, we will see the Lord do soooooooooooooooooo much more than we could ever conceive of by ourselves. I want to encourage you to keep expecting more and never be … Continue reading Intimacy: Growing as a worshiper/worship leader
Worship: A world without “ME”
Growing up in a Pastor's family, I knew how church 'worked'! I knew how to pray the right kind of prayers and sing the right kind of songs. However, my parents always reinforced the fact that I needed to have a personal relationship with God from which everything else flows. I was ten years old … Continue reading Worship: A world without “ME”
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