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


Good friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. Jeff Gromis was a good friend.  To many of us in this room, he was an invaluable friend.  Over the years, I came to know and appreciate Jeff as a man of upstanding moral virtue, as an enduring source of supportive strength… Continue Reading

Another birthday…Another day?

Yesterday was my 35th birthday.  I love birthdays.  Don’t get me wrong, I don’t love the fact that they represent another year of my life has been completed.  But I relish the opportunity that a birthday provides for reflection, remembrance, and review. I decided to take a hike with my 3 year old son, Liam,… Continue Reading

Jason’s last SUN AM service at HGBC-North

After 7 years of serving the worship ministries of Hickory Grove Baptist Church, God called me to join another church’s work in Monroe, NC; Lee Park Church, under the leadership of Pastor Chris Justice, was to be my next stop on the journey home. This is my last corporate worship service at HGBC-North Campus in… Continue Reading

Happy 2009!

I hope that you found yourself among people that you love as you saw 2008 come to its conclusion and the hands of time carried you into the beginning of 2009. My life saw many changes in 2008 and I know that there are many changes ahead of me, my family, and my friends in… Continue Reading