Freebie # 77-Dave Yauk: A Guide to Singing and Living
Nov04
Read More
Freebie # 74-Hugh Whelchel: The Why Behind All of Our Work
Oct14
Read More
Freebie # 73-Kyle Welch: Screenplays and Sermons
Oct07
Read More
Honoring Christ In Human Rights-Day 4
Sep18

Honoring Christ In Human Rights-Day 4

Back into a Family and a Household Paul refers to the church as the household of God. He literally sees Christ’s people as closer than family—we are a home. Consider the manner in which Paul speaks to, and about those in the church: “… we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children. So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our...

Read More
Freebie # 70-Isaac Wardell: Getting To Know Your People
Sep16
Read More
Honoring Christ In Human Rights-Day 3
Sep11

Honoring Christ In Human Rights-Day 3

The Cure to Fatherlessness, Widows, Orphans and Oppression John 3:21-22 records Jesus’ baptism in a manner that’s helpful in understanding our own identities: “when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heavens were opened, and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.’” Interestingly enough, right after Jesus...

Read More
Freebie #69-Kevin Twit: Can Music Help us Process Doubt & Struggle
Sep09
Read More
Freebie #68-Dr. Ken Steorts: Nirvana Cycle
Sep02
Read More
Freebie #67-Dr. Byron Spradlin: Imaginal Intelligence
Aug26
Read More
Freebie #66-Jordy Searcy: Empathy in Creativity
Aug19
Read More
Freebie #65-Lancelot Schaubert: Use Words When Necessary
Aug12
Read More
Freebie #64-Dr. Philip Ryken: Is Art for Slackers and Weirdos
Aug05
Read More
Honoring Christ In Our Singing-Day 6
Jul31

Honoring Christ In Our Singing-Day 6

TARGET IN SINGING We’ve considered our singing through the use of these words; total, text and tone, and now we must add one more perspective to the list—our target.  Target with 1 – 2 – 3  Mike Cosper in his book Rhythms of Grace offers some helpful insight to our conversation here in what he calls “1-2-3 Worship.” He says that our singing should have three audiences or targets: God, each other, and...

Read More
Freebie #63-Chris Powers: Visual Exegesis
Jul29
Read More
Honoring Christ In Our Singing-Day 5
Jul24

Honoring Christ In Our Singing-Day 5

TONE IN SINGING Recently, I found myself philosophizing with friends over the state of singing in the church[jm1] . We talked about how the church has grown too “happy;” wherein we pop songs like worship pills and it seems to stink of inauthentic denial.  Jesus, in his perfect, fully God, fully man state, here on earth, experienced the full tones of human emotion. He wept, he laughed and he got angry and tired[jm2], etc. He...

Read More
Freebie #62-Chris Powers: How do beauty and worship go together?
Jul22
Read More