While we were asleep: how Good Friday began

It’s midnight. A man is walking up a hill towards a garden called Gethsemane. There’s eleven other men following beside. They listen to him speak. “I am the true vine… Abide in me.” “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” “You will be sorrowful, but your […]

Letting the Gospel Shape our Gathered Worship (preview)

  In the midst of serving my family (two leading ladies), work (gracious employer) and church family (at Howick Baptist), I’m also excited to be planning the worship music for the upcoming Stand for the Gospel conference that our church is hosting. I’ve had the opportunity to do this for the past two years (2010 […]

YLC 2011 Day 2

We had much milder weather today on the second day of YLC 2011 – thanks be to God! I read on the weather forecast last night that it got up to 32 degrees yesterday – no wonder we were sweating all day! Today it was a much more manageable 21 degrees. OK – recap of […]

Behold the Lamb of God: By Andrew Peterson

This is a fantastic idea – a concept album that tells the entire story of the Bible. Singer-songwriter Andrew Peterson has been touring and performing these songs for 10 years now. The album is made up of about a dozen songs, most brand new compositions, some rearrangements of older hymns, but all of it having […]

What you celebrate as a church: Kingdom People

Trevin Wax makes some really convicting points in this article. In it he describes a fictitious, but representative story of two Christians. They know the gospel, love Christ, but struggle to find a new home church that match up with their old church. An excerpt: Rob’s Story Rob grew up in a Southern Baptist church […]

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