v. 10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. Psalm 84:10 (ESV) Why is being with God better? BUT WHY?… why is it better? why? I’ve heard this verse used as the beginning to worship sets [...]
My favorite new song off the newest Passion CD, is a hymn rewrite by Daniel Carson, Kristian Stanfill, Christy Nockels, Matt Maher, & Jesse Reeves called “Lord I Need You”. It is a powerful statement of trust in God mostly as a singable rewrite of “I Need Thee Every Hour”. It’s not the most catchy [...]
We (finally?) had a backyard concert at our house a couple Sunday nights ago – we were really happy to host the band Above Gray Skies – for a night of friends, food and great music and worship. The band was really great – perfect for an outdoor feel. They were a lot of fun [...]
“How can you cope with the end of a world and the beginning of another one? How can you put an earthquake into a test-tube, or the sea into a bottle? How can you live with the terrifying thought that the hurricane has become human, that fire has become flesh, that life itself came to [...]
The biggest news around here -Sam shot one past the goalie and I’ve got a little bump to prove it. It still doesn’t feel real, but on May 6th Baby Sutter–or “Butter” for short–is due to arrive. I had all these grand plans for for all these posts, but the first trimester was pretty rough. [...]
One of my favorite parts of my week is being able to play music in worship. I’m trying to get better on electric guitar, but really there’s little I enjoy more than playing with some really talented musicians who work hard at leading people to the presence of God. This is one of our Junior High Students [...]
So, for our Sunday Night The Way Worship – we’ve been looking at some of the Psalms in detail and thinking about how the Psalmist worships God. We’ve been challenging each other to write music from these Psalms and sing them together – The recording (above) is our first take on some good words – [...]
Embracing Accusation So, thanks to Mikey I’ve had this song going over and over in my head – frankly, I wasn’t a fan of the sound until I saw the words, and heard the chorus. But wow… def worth a listen to.