Category Archives: Music

Engaging in Worship @ Christmas

December 7, 2011 9:31 AM We’ve had a few great Christmas worship services already. I’ve sensed a unity of the Spirit as we’ve come together to adore, Christ the Lord. Yet, every year I hear people comment on how they … Continue reading

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Surprised by the Unexpected

August 3, 2011 7:55 AM As a child I spent two years at a boarding school in the Amazon jungles of Brazil. Rain was pretty much a daily occurrence during the rainy season and still a weekly occurrence in the … Continue reading

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Lead Me … I Will Follow

January 26, 2011 9:28 AM I began this day like most Wednesdays, driving to the Fox for some coffee and my “listening time.” But today I am having a DAWG day (Day Away With God). These were encouraged a few … Continue reading

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Worship Leading: Tour Guide or Painter?

January 12, 2011 8:36 AM I had a great experience yesterday morning worshiping with the Arrowhead Christian Academy high school students at their chapel. I was with my good friend Tony Wilcox and his daughter Abby who is a student … Continue reading

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On the Rain

December 22, 2010 8:29 AM This has been the most rain I can ever remember in a week. Six days of rain accumulating to 10 inches in my town of Redlands. I haven’t experienced anything like it since my childhood … Continue reading

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Tips on Worshiping at Christmas

December 15, 2010 8:01 AM I have had recent conversations with people who long to worship God, but find it harder to do so in our worship services at Christmas time. I resonate with their desire and the difficulty. Many … Continue reading

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Two Christmas Album Recommendations

December 8, 2010 9:03 AM There are two new Christmas projects that came out this year that I highly recommend. I’m using a few songs from each in our worship services at Trinity, and so far they have gone over … Continue reading

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On And Can It Be

October 27, 2010 9:10 AM A year ago when we were making plans to do a Hymn of the Month for 2010 @ Trinity Church, I surveyed my colleagues, the Pastoral Staff. The favorite hymn, earning the most votes, was … Continue reading

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Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee

September 29, 2010 8:47 AM Our October Hymn of the Month is one with glorious music and a text that gives the worshiper rich expressions of praise to God. Each phrase is proclaiming a Biblical truth that has significant meaning or singing a … Continue reading

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On Anticipating the Worship Workshop

September 15, 2010 8:51 AM I’m really looking forward to our Worship Workshop this weekend. I’m especially excited about two things. First is our guest speaker, Dr. Bruce Leafblad. I snuck a peak at his notes and it made me anticipate it all … Continue reading

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