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“Doing Church” at Home

Yesterday, my wife and I propped ourselves up on a pew (bed) and tuned into an online worship service. This is how people “do church” in 2020 QA (the Quarantine Age). But it wasn’t new to us. Back in the … Continue reading

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“Us Time” With God

Connecting With God One of my favorite comic strips when I was a kid showed an astronaut radioing Earth, “No signs of life,” while standing in an immense footprint he’d mistaken for a crater! Previously (God, Are You There?), I … Continue reading

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The 7 Modern Sins

Some things never change. (Thanks to Gregory Joel for introducing me to this quote)

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What is Worship?

“The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our attention would have been on God.” ~C. S. Lewis If you forget everything but God you have remembered everything that matters

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Grateful Forever

What if we thanked God for literally everything he’s given us, starting with the hearts and minds and voices to thank him? I mean, heck, everything comes from him, so there wouldn’t be time for anything else! It would literally … Continue reading

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A Worship Manifesto

I previously served as Director of Worship at a large church. Near the end of my first year I presented this Manifesto to my team. Easter Week seems like a good time to pass it along to others, especially anyone … Continue reading

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The Wild Places

Go and worship in the wild places the un-found-out places the forest that has never echoed with human voice the desert that offers no easy welcome or your own heart

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The Perfect Church Service

“The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our attention would have been on God.” ~C. S. Lewis

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What is Worship?

“The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our attention would have been on God.” ~C. S. Lewis If you forget everything but God you have remembered everything that matters

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