Category Archives: Music

By My Side

January 22, 2014 9:17 AM Like most mornings I awoke to my iPhone “Wake Up to Worship” mix at 5:45 AM, but unlike most mornings I let it play rather than rushing to hit snooze or turn it off. Boy … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Services Sneak Preview

Christmas has been my favorite time of year for as long as I can remember. I love the extra beauty of Christmas music, the joy of family gatherings, Christmas programs and the traditions of cookies and decorations and gift giving … Continue reading

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Whose Pleasure am I Seeking?

November 20, 2013 10:19 AM During an inspiring lunch conversation last week with a young worship leader, Daniel, he was telling of his growth as a worshiper and said something profound. Basically, he was highlighting a recent shift in mindset … Continue reading

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Engaging in Corporate Worship

A month ago, I had the privilege of partnering with colleagues Mark Brown & Steve Springsted to give a sermon titled, Building the Body in Love. My part was on the value of corporate worship in the growth of our … Continue reading

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What We Get Out of Worship

May 8, 2013 8:40 AM A friend just sent me this tweet and asked if I thought it was too harsh: “I didn’t get anything out of worship this morning.” “Well, we weren’t worshipping you.” –Chris Bowater I replied that … Continue reading

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You Were Rich Beyond All Splendor

In 2008 we received a Christmas card that contained these poignant words from an old hymn I hadn’t heard before: Thou who was rich beyond all splendor All for loves sake, becamest poor Throne for manger dids’t surrender Sapphire courts … Continue reading

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Jesus, Lord at Thy Birth

One complaint I hear from folks about corporate worship at Christmas is that most of the familiar carols are proclamation, telling the story about God rather than direct spoken praise to God. I too have felt that, and do intentionally … Continue reading

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Glory to the new born King

Each Christmas season that I have been leading corporate worship at Trinity Church, has increased my joy, wonder and delight in Jesus! The more I behold Christ, the more I come to know him, love him and desire to worship … Continue reading

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Two Extraordinary Worship Albums

October 17, 2012 9:24 AM Need a good recommendation for a couple of new worship albums? I’m very moved by both the lyrics and musical artistry of All Sons and Daughters in their newest EP, The Longing. This project joyfully … Continue reading

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Music Inspired by The Story

January 4, 2012 7:27 AM Congratulations to all my Trinity family who traveled down Route 66 this year! Over the next few weeks we’re celebrating the accomplishment and hearing testimonies from those who read through the Bible in 2011. Whether … Continue reading

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