If you’re in a desert season, don’t despair. Celebrate the goodness of God. Sing Praise! Seek out refreshment in the Word of God… “I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My people, My chosen.  This people I have formed for Myself; They Shall declare My praise.” Isaiah

Dream Beyond the Task

Friday, 28 February 2014 by

  This week I was talking with a new friend. Over coffee, we talked about plans, dreams, ideas and goals for the year. As we talked I shared a little philosophy that has guided much of my own journey and much of the way I’ve tried to lead my teams:   “Dream beyond the task.”

Show and Tell (Part 2)

Thursday, 12 December 2013 by

The Show and Tell Principle applies to our worship too. In our worship, we should strive to be worshippers who demonstrate our worship for the Lord. The Bible gives us so much instruction and encouragement in this area. Through out the Bible, we are encouraged to “clap our hands,” “Sing for Joy,” “Lift a shout

Show and Tell (Part 1)

Monday, 09 December 2013 by

I used to love “show and tell” in grade school.  Nothing thrilled me quite like  the opportunity to not only tell all my friends and classmates about something that I loved, but to also show them! (who didn’t love bringing their favorite toy or bike to school?!) I would plan and prepare what I would

This Is The Pits!

Monday, 02 December 2013 by

  “This is the Pits!” This is an expression I’m sure you’ve heard. When we say “This is the pits,” what we’re really trying to express is, “Wow, this is the worst“ or perhaps “This is tough” or “I don’t like this.” But what we are really asking is “How am I going to get

Change Your Questions, Change Your life *   Today, I have a simple question.   How will our worship (and our lives) change when we realize that even if God never “gave” us anything else we already have enough?   When we realize that God has already given us everything… Suddenly the atmosphere changes, our

Lifestyle Worship & Wholeheartedness

Monday, 18 November 2013 by

#CatchPhrases We love to use (and abuse?) catch phrases and #hashtags. Catch phrases and group specific terminology, or “lingo,” are typically born out of shared cultural norms and practices.  Within the group where they originate, catch phrases have a meaning and history that is implicitly understood by the phrases’ users. While catch phrases are helpful