I've written a book on Whole Life Worship. It's called Whole Life Worship: More Than a Song. I want to make it available to you - for free! It's actually been around for a few years and I've been trying to get it ready for publication since I've finished the draft. But I'm such a perfectionist … Continue reading Whole Life Worship: The Book!
There are times, after a worship service, when people will come up to me and say things like: “That was awesome worship” or “Worship was really great today!” Such statements are flattering, but what do they mean? Usually it means a variety of things ranging from: “the music rocked!”, or “you sang my favorite song!” … Continue reading The Forgotten Side of Worship
I love that song “Heart of Worship.” It really speaks to the crucial issue of what worship is all about. In this day and age of “consumer oriented music” our churches have been caught up with consumer oriented worship. Matt Redman’s song is a reminder that worship is: All about Jesus, not about us; and … Continue reading Worshiping God is More Than a Song; But How Much More?
(This is a great blog article on Wholelifeworship written by my good friend and colleague, Scott Higa. Scott is the Youth Pastor at my church and he writes a wonderful weekday blog - thechristiannerd.com, which has great insights into the Christian life from current pop/tech/movie/nerd culture perspective). I really love going to church. I suppose … Continue reading More Than A Song
This past weekend was so very bittersweet for me. Krista, my protégée for seven years, has – in her own words - “left the nest.” She was asked to be the worship pastor at one of our daughter church and she accepted. For our church, this is a huge win: to see one of our … Continue reading Protégée
I’m back! I was on a spiritual transformation retreat the past few days, focusing on the topic of spiritual discernment. It was a great time and I learned so much, but need to process it some more before I share any reflections on the subject. Last week, I wrote about “prepositions.” These are those small … Continue reading Doing “For” God