One of the things we have come to deeply appreciate since moving to the UK is the way liturgy is incorporated into services and prayer meetings. It is not dry, dusty, or merely done for tradition or ritual’s sake. It is thoughtfully presented and entered into. It is an opportunity to engage on both a [...]
There’s nowhere like it!
Many years ago I visited a growing church in a prominent Wisconsin city and heard words I’ve carried ever since. The senior pastor - a man I have continued to admire greatly - shared the following: “I recently received an email from a former attender of [church name] that began with words of thanks for our [...]
In a return to this blog, today’s post is very simple. If you lead a church in any capacity… If you attend church… Read.This.Book
There’s Something Happening Here…
When I first began attending an evangelical, (non-charismatic), Gospel preaching church I could tell something was different. If you had asked me then to describe what I experienced I would say, “something spiritual.” I now know I was experiencing the reality of the Holy Spirit moving on my heart. Years after coming to faith, and [...]
People – Part III
I wasn’t originally planning on a third section, but after I had written the last entry, the Lord reminded me of a few things specifically as they relate to music ministries in churches: Optics/Image– in relation to who should be allowed to serve, the word makes me physically ill. Churches, this must not be! Your congregation [...]