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


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


Unforgettable

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


The Convenient Witness

Romans 12:1-3 “… offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship” (Romans 12:1 NIV). Convenience. Sacrifice. Convenience feeds the flesh. Sacrifice feeds transformation. Convenience is self-love. Sacrifice is love of something greater than self. Decisions of convenience and sacrifice are observable, tangible witnesses to whether one… Continue Reading


Jesus and Coca Cola

I was given the opportunity this morning to lead worship in the “marketplace”. Mike Wolff, Director of Stewardship for the CCBBCC, and a member of Corporate Chaplains of America, attends the church I serve(Hickory Grove Baptist Church-North Campus). He is responsible for organizing CCBBCC’s annual inspiration meeting and he invited me and my music team… Continue Reading