Category Archives: Worship

Unleashing Compassion

My heart has been touched by compassion once again. Tonight we tipped a pizza delivery girl $6,684 for delivering an extra large pepperoni pizza. When I say we, I mean about 1,600 of God’s people gathered at Southwest Church in … Continue reading

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Awe

Last June, I had the privilege of spending four days with my wife, Julie, backpacking in Golden Trout Wilderness of the Sierras. To get there one must drive north on Highway 395. Approaching the eastern edge of Sierra Nevada range … Continue reading

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Freedom

  Have you ever had a night where your mind is so active that you cannot go to sleep? That happens to me more than I’d like. Most often, that which fills my mind is good, sometimes God’s attempt to … Continue reading

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Our Heritage

[This is a second edit due to some friends pointing out that I may have communicated something I didn’t intend to, mainly that I was against being relevant. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Thus … take two.] The word “heritage’ … Continue reading

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Here’s My Heart

by guest blogger, Gail Rogers Music and song lyrics can be incredibly powerful, especially when they resonate and connect personally. As someone who tends to struggle with feeling I need to prove myself, or try to find my value in people, … Continue reading

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Which Shoes Will You Choose?

Christmas is a season of giving and receiving blessings. It’s also a hectic season of shopping, family gatherings, office parties, final exams, special programs, and unique holiday traditions. We all make important choices as we shape our plans, attitudes and … Continue reading

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Glorifying God with Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week affords a rare early morning extended quiet time to reflect and give thanks in front of the crackling wood stove. Last night at my worship band rehearsal I had one of those aha moments. I was moving toward this … Continue reading

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Kellee’s Playlist

When we encounter suffering in this life, we have an incredible choice before us. Either we run toward God or run away from Him. David says, “I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right … Continue reading

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CONNECT

You are uniquely designed to worship God and there are various ways to do this. Come on October 3, to CONNECT, and experience this opportunity to explore ways to use your gifts to draw near to God. The purpose of this event … Continue reading

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Obeying

[Part IV in a series on Abiding in Christ] Jesus wants us to love him! He tells his disciples that their obedience is the demonstration of their love for him. My obedience to Christ’s commands gives evidence to whether or not I … Continue reading

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