Category: Faith

August 1, 2012

Setting Goals

Goals. So many of us have some hazy ideas that we refer to as goals, but how many of us accomplish them? How many of us even go so far as to turn them into something solid and truly commit to them? We say things like, “my goal is to lose weight,” or, “my goal is to visit Rome,” but somehow we never make it. […]

July 14, 2012

Sunday Morning Worship, July 15, 2012

The Heart of Worship – Matt Redman You Raise Me Up – Selah In Christ Alone – Travis Cottrel Here I Am to Worship – Michael W. Smith Shout to the Lord – Darlene Zschech I Give You My Heart – Hillsong (Featuring Holly Dawson) Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus – Michael W. Smith

July 7, 2012

Sunday Morning Worship, July 8, 2012

This week’s Sunday Morning Worship consists of the music we are singing at my church this morning. Come, Now is the Time to Worship – Phillips, Craig & Dean You are Holy (Prince of Peace) – Michael W. Smith Ancient of Days – Ron Kenoly Above All – Michael W. Smith Your Grace Still Amazes Me – Phillips, Craig and Dean

July 1, 2012

Sunday Morning Worship, July 1, 2012

For this week’s Sunday Morning Worship, I’ve selected seven songs that have been on my mind this week. May you be blessed as I have been. Saved the Day (by Phillips, Craig & Dean) Revelation Song (by Kari Jobe) Your Grace Still Amazes Me (by Phillips, Craig & Dean) By His Wounds (by Mac Powell and company) Mercy Came Running (by Phillips, Craig & Dean) The […]

June 24, 2012

Sunday Morning Worship, June 24, 2012

Good morning! Today I’m launching a new weekly feature for my blog, Sunday Morning Worship. Each week I will choose a handful of worship-centered songs, find YouTube videos, and include them in a blog post. Below are the songs that are speaking to me this week. Filled With Your Glory Be Thou Near to Me Great Light of the World Mighty to Save Never Been […]

December 6, 2011

Review: Enemies of the Heart by Andy Stanley

In Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You, pastor Andy Stanley calls readers to break free from the destructive power of guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy. These four forces, says Stanley, have the power to destroy your home, career, and friendships if left unchallenged. They take over your life, destroy your relationships, and leave you and those around you hurting. […]

November 20, 2011

Review: Work Matters by Tom Nelson

In Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, pastor Tom Nelson offers a new perspective on work, providing a look at God’s purposes for work in a way that is both practical and theologically based. He helps readers to make the most of their God-given vocations and to treat their work as God intended, as acts of worship. I really enjoyed this book and was […]

November 8, 2011

Review: Lit! by Tony Reinke

In Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books, former journalist Tony Reinke offers a theology for reading as well as practical suggestions for reading. Using scripture and a great deal of additional research, Reinke provides Christians with a deep, multifaceted look at the topic of reading. Pastor C. J. Mahaney’s foreword does a thorough job at setting up the book by describing the important part that […]

October 28, 2011

Review: Honestly by Johnnie Moore

In Honestly: Really Living What We Say We Believe, Johnnie Moore, vice president and campus pastor of Liberty University, challenges readers to live an authentic Christian life. He argues that one of the chief problems with Christians, particularly those in the US and other developed countries, is that we have become hypocrites, whether intentionally or otherwise. We need to start living what we say we believe. I […]