Young and Old

This past weekend my church celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ with a time of incredible worship that included great music, a powerful message, and 14 baptisms. One of the memorable moments was when a group of about 30 musicians sang the worship song “My...

Stepping Up In Love

A life given over as an act of worship to God is by nature empowered and seasoned with His love.  When that love flows out to other people magnificent things happen and God’s power is unleashed. I saw evidence of this last week. John and Jodi have been friends...

Moments

Yesterday I had the privilege of spending time with some dear friends at the bedside of their dad and husband, Conly, who is in the last stages of his battle with cancer. We sang many songs from the past— often laughing at the lyrics we stumbled on or forgot. I heard...

The Whisper of Worship

In my last entry, “The Whoosh of Worship”, I wrote about the times when God‘s presence is tangibly manifested in the worshiping Church. God still reveals His presence today in the “whoosh” of worship through His Holy Spirit. But not always! Sometimes God reveals...

The “Whoosh” of Worship

This past weekend I had the privilege of leading worship both at a Christian ministry event and at my own church. Both worship experiences were powerful, authentic encounters with Almighty God. At the end of one the experiences, a woman came to thank me for our...