Christ-Centered Night Before Christmas

Last year I wrote an adaptation of the classic “twas the night before christmas” for a christmas eve service at my church. After much prayer, study and journeying with God over the last year I have revised and finalized this poem. I wanted to give families something they could read to their kids or even … Read moreChrist-Centered Night Before Christmas

More Loud and Deep

I am one of those people that loves the anticipation period of advent and all the symbolism with it even more than I like Christmas itself. Don’t get me wrong… I love waking up on christmas morning at the crack of dawn to race down the stairs and watch my kids have a blast with … Read moreMore Loud and Deep

A quote on Lent

God doesn’t want our pious or petty denials of self (be it food or creature comforts or whatever), he wants our hearts! Lent is not about fasting or self-denial; it’s about serious participation—here and now—in God’s divine forgiveness with all his people. It doesn’t change God, it changes us. It changes our hearts. -One of … Read moreA quote on Lent

Good Friday Service and Liturgy

Good Friday is coming in two weeks and I have been working hard on planning all things holy week. I am not the kind of person who wants to pull out all of the stops during these days in a way that does not exemplify our normal services. With that said though I do want … Read moreGood Friday Service and Liturgy

Amazing worship and ministry search engine

So I am reading stuff on the net and I come to find out about what is called Google Co-op and a custom search engine. Turns out you can create your own search engine and have google only search what you want to search. cool huh?  I think so and I jumped on that one … Read moreAmazing worship and ministry search engine