Fueled By?

Anyone who serves as a pastor or worship leader will admit that, for all the wonder of the season and amazing worship experiences, December is also an exhausting and emotionally draining month. Earlier this month I hit the wall hard after an intense December. I felt...

Beyond Division and Differences.

Several years ago I helped lead worship at a large international ministry conference in Budapest, Hungary. Each day I met with worship leaders from a different country, learned a worship song from their delegation, and later taught it to the entire gathering as part...

Silence.

We live in a culture that is uncomfortable with silence. We quickly switch channels if there is any “dead air” that interrupts our listening or viewing experience. We are attached to our media devices as if they were extensions of our ears and eyes. Cellular devices...

Sacred Place.

A colleague who is a pastoral counselor recently returned from a national conference for his profession. He told me it was reported at this conference that scientists have found a place in our brain in which in a single photon starts firing rapidly only at the onset...