Category Archives: Worship

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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2013 Worship Workshop Audio

Celebrating a great turnout and time at the 2013 worship workshop, Draw Near to God! I’m so grateful for the opportunity to partner together in worship ministry with the people God has gifted and given to Trinity Church for the … 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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A community of Christ-followers longing to glorify God

July 3, 2013 11:15 AM Our mission statement begins, “We are a community of Christ-followers longing to glorify God…” I would like to suggest that we, the Trinity Church family, ought to focus our prayers and efforts during this year … 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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The Sunrise

The sunrise is a symbol for the hope I have for 2013. Last week after our band rehearsal on Wednesday I contacted my friend Zach and asked if he would film a sunrise to use on our stage screen during … 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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The Very Throne Room of Heaven Itself

My friend & long-time partner in worship ministry at Trinity, Jerry Flasschoen recently described the first chapter of John at a Christmas dinner. His description touched my heart. I asked him to write out what he said that I might share it … Continue reading

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