The Old Piano

A few days ago I walked into a studio to begin recording new original music for a project that will be released in early 2019. As I walked into the same studio where artists such as Prince, Janet Jackson, and others have made music I felt a sense of history as well as...

The sweet sound

This week I’m sharing the original song “The Grace In Which We Stand” to accompany this week’s post. http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/10-The-Grace-In-Which-We-Stand-2.mp3 There’s nothing sweeter than the sound of God’s people singing to Him. As a...

Always fulfilling, but sometimes hard.

(This week I’ve included the original song “The Heart of A Friend” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/The-Heart-of-a-Friend-Duet-with-Jodi-Baker-2.mp3 I once heard something about serving God that I now know is not true: “If God...

Breaking the Cultural Age Molds

(This week I’ve included the original song “Grace Unleashed” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Grace-Unleashed-2.mp3 Our son Greg is a youth pastor at a large church in Minnesota. Last week his church hosted a gathering of...

Forget Me Not

(This week I’ve included the original song “Water Into Wine” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Water-Into-Wine-1.mp3 I’ve been watching as my wife sets up and tends her garden at our house. I’m not much of a gardener but often...

See Treasures

(This week I’ve included the original song “The Nature of You” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/The-Nature-of-You-.mp3 After a busy Easter week of ministry at our home church, Terese and I decided to take a day trip to Venice,...

Lifting the Heaviness

(This week I’ve included the original song “With You Always” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/With-You-Always-.mp3 In life we all go through seasons of challenge and hardship. Being in ministry, I am keenly aware of the...

The Absent

(This week I’ve included the original song “To You O Lord” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/To-You-O-Lord.mp3 One test of a life of worship is found in the words we speak about others. I should know, as I’ve stumbled in this...

Winter

(This week I’ve included the original song “Rescue Me” with this blog. Enjoy!) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Rescue-Me1.mp3 This winter has been particularly harsh. Bitter cold temperatures, heavy snowfalls, biting winds, icy rains, and nor’easters...

Thanks for your support!

Thanks for your support! This week I’m taking a little break from my regular blog writing to share about an outstanding ministry event this that took place this past weekend.  Take a moment to check out the attached pictures from the “Chris Atkins and Friends” concert...