“Daddy Talk” with Liam

Liam, On our morning drive to school you and I talked about the need for you to become aware of routines and habits as you approach the turning of 9 this coming July. The talk was a result of your mother’s request to me as I was leaving the house for the day that I chat… Continue Reading


Constructing Worship Teams with Honor & Heart

  I find myself in a season of building & strengthening worship teams at my church. This task encompasses musicians, vocals, technicians, and various production roles. It is a delicate team task that requires honest prayer, purposeful decision-making, lots of patience, collaboration, & the willingness to take risks with & for people. If you’re a worship… Continue Reading


Defy Gravity

YOU MUST NOT ENABLE PEOPLE TO DISABLE YOU Social media is a marketplace of diversity & variety.  It is a cacophony of emotions, opinions, impulses, and useful/insightful/trivial/rich information. I love it…and I’m betting you do, too! But as you wade into it, or interact with it, remember this: Don’t allow anyone’s words to thoughtlessly bully or… Continue Reading


Look At His Glorious Cross

Look at His Glorious Cross Here is the gateway to Heaven Opened at last for the lost; See such a price for the sins of mankind, And His love is paying the cost. Towering over history Look at His Glorious Cross. When the storms had swept the crowds away And each left with their own… Continue Reading


7 Things You May Not Know About Me…

I love Facebook.  I really, really do!  It is my one constant social addiction.  I discover so much about people and about myself through it! Recently, I noticed numerous Facebook status updates from my friends in my news feed beginning with the words “Things you may not know about me” and containing a list of… Continue Reading


Where Have All the Choirs Gone? (Part I)

For as far back as I can recall, I have sung in choirs; more specifically, church choirs.  From childhood to today, I have many distinct and pleasant memories of my participation in these structured musical communities organized around some form of transcendent purpose within the framework of Christian corporate worship or community enlightenment.  I would… Continue Reading