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the Little Things

(click for labels) I have been thinking a lot about (and working on) the “between Sundays Worship” and tonight I had a good pondering moment that I thought I would share… The boys just went to bed and I started picking up the living room, they helped with the big things… but there were a… Read more »

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kuddos Adam (Owl City)

A couple months ago the Youth Group at Calvary Bible EFC introduced me to the One-man-Band “Owl City” (Adam Young) I’ve enjoyed some of his songs and his blog… Below is one of the most simple and amazing covers of “In Christ Alone” I’ve heard. It is noted by a number of people that he… Read more »

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Sunday Set List 10/31/10

Normally we try to ‘theme’ the music and sermon together, but this week we didn’t so much… turned out fine. Great service… “the roof seemed to be off the building…” someone said 🙂 good times in the midst of God. Acoustic Guitar / Piano / Trap / 2 Vocals: There is a Fountain Blessed be… Read more »

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adding to the [right] noise

I don’t know why but when I hear “adding to the noise” it leaves a negative connotation in my mind. It could be due to the two boys in my house that bleed noise (and as a parent I seek silence), or various songs that speak of noise as less than desirable…. however, when I… Read more »

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Sunday Set List 10/17/10

Sunday we went ‘old school’ with the songs below – Nick (Drummer) used a Cajon and Djimbe — The variation in percussion was awesome and gave a great change in feel for the music and ‘normalcy’ Don’t Let My Love Grow Cold (Cajon) The Church’s One Foundation (Djimbe) I Need Thee Every Hour (Djimbe) Victory… Read more »

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Sunday Set List 10/10/10

Sunday Set List 10/10/10 Our Youth Leader led the service this week with help from Youth and College students – great set! They introduced a new song for our congregation (below) – and everyone really engaged in the song. Video Announcement – “Christmas Boxes” (amazing that we are talking about this already!!!!) Scripture Reading (Heb… Read more »

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what people don’t see

Integrity: When I was a “little shaver”, I remember my father teaching me what ‘integrity means’ – he told me then [paraphrased]:  “[integrity is] seeing a 10 dollar bill on the table (that isn’t yours) and leaving it there”. Transparency: I recently sat for coffee with a close friend and we apologized for some communication… Read more »

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Sunday Set List 9/26/10

In my mind this was going to go much more rough than what actually played out – it was difficult since we had two child dedications, a baptism, and two offerings (one for a building fund) – but it went really well, for God’s Glory! Service for Calvary Bible EFC Music Video – Played before… Read more »

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#worship

In “Twitter Terms” the hash mark indicates that you have “tweeted” something that relates to the word or category that follows it… and at times, my mind thinks of comments and topics in twitter tweets or facebook status’ — SO all that to say, I had some significant “Windshield Time” this last weekend – I… Read more »

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God of and in, [you name it]

In my time reading this morning… Read: Psalm 46:10 I am God… of your circumstance. of your office. of your family. of your pain. of the unknown. in the frustration. SO BE STILL AND LET ME BE GOD. Psalm 46:10 (English Standard Version) 10 “Be still, and know that I am God.    I will be… Read more »