Now introducing: Dollar Fund

Screen Shot 2018-01-11 at 1.15.53 PMMy friend Curt Beavers has been blessed & wanted to give back in a way that multiplied the impact he could have by leveraging his network for God’s kingdom. With that in mind, he’s spent the past few years developing something incredible: a simple, unique way to give a tiny portion of what God has given to us, back, in a way that helps the ‘least of these’ en masse.

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Life after Christmas

Screen Shot 2017-12-28 at 12.12.36 AMWe’ve spent the past few weeks eating sweets, visiting with family, shopping, wrapping & exchanging gifts, on top of planning & executing what are likely the most complex services of the year. Now the hustle & bustle has come to a close of the year: what’s next?

 Well, the birth of Jesus changed everything, so we should expect our celebration of the holidays to change us, as well.

Life after Christmas is a life lived near to God. I remember as a teenager feeling utterly hopeless & alone, as though no one knew me or could want to know me. But Jesus was God-with-skin-On, born to the lowliest & most common. He didn’t see it as belittling to spend his first days in a feeding trough in a backwoods town which would’ve remained unknown if he hadn’t been born there. Emmanuel – literally “God with Us” – is not ashamed to live among us. God has come near, & it changed EVERYTHING! [Read more…]

A Fresh Christmas Playlist

On occasion I enjoy the classics, but I find that I grow tired of Holiday music fairly quickly in this otherwise wonderful season. What do I do to make it through? I make my own “best of Christmas” playlist, digging up some deep gems for a refreshing listen! [Read more…]

Free Christmas Tunes!

Screen Shot 2017-10-31 at 10.05.11 AMAny of you who know me at all know that I’m not really a fan on most popular Christmas music, so I am always looking for something new to refresh my holiday spirit, & to add to my Christmas setlists at church. Not only have I found my holiday soundtrack for Christmas 2017, but a new corporate gem to boot. On top of that, it’s available to download FOR FREE! [Read more…]

NEXT: New Worship Music – Late Summer ’17

Screen Shot 2017-09-11 at 12.25.35 PMI scour the internet for the latest worship songs from independent & label projects for the best of what’s “NEXT”, particularly for those who don’t subscribe to the “one-size-fits-all” mindset of simply pulling from the CCLI Top 25 (though I don’t deny that can be a great place to start). I listen, play along, & analyze to see which ones float to the top. I hope this curated list of new worship songs helps you better serve your congregation in the coming year! I can confidently assure you that this is one of our best collections yet!

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