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May 18, 2016
Not long ago I found myself on a Sunday morning visiting a church where some friends of mine are the pastors—Jim and Steve the lead pastors,... Read More
May 11, 2016
My wife Evelyn and I worship at a congregation which very intentionally invites children, teens, and young adults to engage in worship together.... Read More
May 5, 2016
Last August, Zac Hicks posted on the Reformed Worship blog about a few metaphors related to mission and worship that have been meaningful to him. He... Read More
April 21, 2016
Learning What Tenderness and Hope in Response to Jesus Feels Like One the most tender moments in the entire Bible is Simeon's joy at the... Read More
April 11, 2016
CRASH. I rocked back on my heels awkwardly, hoisting a 6 foot long wooden rod parallel to the floor, while avoiding smashing into the dingy closet... Read More
April 4, 2016
I said it at the Calvin Symposium a few months ago, and I’ll say it again. And nobody’s paying me to say this. It’s just true. John... Read More
March 24, 2016
We were late to the church we were visiting after we’d made a wrong turn. While my husband took the children to children’s worship, I... Read More
March 16, 2016
Each week we come forward. Young and old. Spiritual veterans and rookies. Adolescents walking as if propelled by jet engines or ample caffeine.... Read More
March 10, 2016
My wife and I had an interesting experience at this year’s Calvin Worship Symposium. It happened Thursday night at the Covenant Fine Arts... Read More
March 3, 2016
Someone recently introduced me to the website www.challenge.gov. It is a list of competitions set up by 80+ agencies across federal government. Its... Read More
February 23, 2016
Eleanor Vander Linde loved music! She hummed through her housework, she sang in the church and community choirs and she provided music lessons for... Read More
February 11, 2016
I am a frequent lurker — and occasional participant — in an online discussion group on Facebook. It is comprised of worship pastors and... Read More