Spiritual Formation

A Song Makes You Feel A Thought

Have you ever found your mood altered after exuberantly singing a favorite song? In worship, it’s more than a feeling at work when we’re singing captivating melodies and breathing out words dense with truth. Songs are felt thoughts – and they can literally change us.

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Your New Mother Tongue Of Thankfulness

Enter with the password: “Thank you!” Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him. For God is sheer beauty, all-generous in love, loyal always and ever.  Psalm 100:4-5 (The Message) Photo by [Mark Rasmuson on Unsplash] The daily gifts of God are many – vibrant, lush, and ever present

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Spiritual Formation

The Hurry In Me

Have you been slowed down lately? Paused by a challenge that weighs heavy on you as an unwelcome burden – a whole body drag that sets your pace slow to slower to slower still? Photo by Felix Russell-Saw on Unsplash “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to

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Worship Leading

The Music We Make Together

A worship team’s capacity to make strong music together, and to lead strong worship together, mirrors their capacity to maintain strong relationships together. photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash “Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any

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Look What I Just Found!

Last weekend a friend and I were visiting this old church garage sale way out in the country, and found this old page below in a warped box in a corner. It’s from a book called The Good Christian Survival Guide (GCSG). I made some

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