Category Archives: worship

A reason to celebrate

Earlier this week our President said that he hoped businesses and public places could begin to open up and our country start to return to normal by Easter. When I heard that I felt a surge of hope followed by … Continue reading

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A Sample Children’s Sermon

I was recently asked by my pastor to prepare the children’s sermon for our worship hour. I was hesitant because I know how tricky it can be to present something meaningful for both children and the rest of the congregation. … Continue reading

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Adapt, resist, or transform?

I once participated in a webinar of church leaders discussing the need for adaptive change in the organized church.  It was proposed that the only way for the church to thrive in modern culture is to adapt to it. Although … Continue reading

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Something is missing…

“O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth” Psalm 96:9 (KJV). Definitions of worship 1 : to honor or reverence as a divine being or supernatural power. 2 : to regard with great or extravagant … Continue reading

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The meaning of life

God created everything for His pleasure (“…and He saw that it was very good.” -Gen 1:31). With that in mind, I have long believed the purpose of my life is to please God. A few days ago I had my … Continue reading

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Open letter to congregational worship leaders

Having been on both sides, serving as a worship leader for many years and also sitting in a variety of pews, I feel at least moderately qualified to address what I see as a common issue in today’s churches: Worship … Continue reading

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