Worship Shells

Hard work is right.  But don’t work to the neglect of quiet, private worship. As a leader in worship, your work is fueled by your private worship. To do the one without the other is to present God and your people with a shell. Don’t be a hollow shell.  Let...
If Jesus had not risen… part 2

If Jesus had not risen… part 2

Earlier today, I wrote about what would be true if Jesus had not risen. We often live as if the resurrection power of Christ is non existent.  As I pondered these thoughts, I couldn’t help but think of this video that I had seen.  Let it impact you. Video Credit...
If Jesus had not risen… part 2

If Jesus had not risen…, part 1

Today, we celebrate.  We remember.  We sing.  We rejoice! But take a moment to consider “what if.”  What if Christ had not risen again? Paul follows this trail of logic in I Corinthians 15:14. And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and...

Recognizing Your Soul’s Thirst

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. Psalm 42:1 My soul thirsts.  Your soul thirsts.  But often we misunderstand what it is thirsting for. We feel the uneasiness in our souls and look to entertainment to ease the...