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Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” 19 years old, visiting with relatives for the weekend, I was seated within the sanctuary of a large church in Durham, NC. I was taking in the scene around me: men, women, boys, girls…most singing,… 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


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