Bad choices, poor planning, and simply not paying attention. The article listed 52. And I have probably done 50 of them. True, many were in the early stages of my hiking journey, but some have happened very recently. Most of these mistakes are common sense errors. Handling the water reservoir wrong ... so it will… Continue reading 52 Hiker Mistakes by Backpacker … and by Worship Leaders
Escape Rooms They're hip, chic, hot, groovy, lit, phat, a phenom, fly, fresh ... basically popular. (Choose whatever word fits your generation). You and a few friends get locked in a room that is themed to a particular time or place. You have a limited amount of time to search for clues that will enable… Continue reading What if Worship was an Escape Room?
We filed into the stadium. Tens of thousands of people gathered to shout, cheer, watch, and take it all in. We paid a pretty big ticket prices. Lots was going on before you ever got to your seat. One couldn't enter the place without feeling the energy, the excitement, and the highest level of anticipation… Continue reading Worship is a Verb
Worship Wars ... this is a phenomenon that will not be settled this generation, nor any coming generation. The style and tempo and tunes of the music we use in worship are somethings we love to sit around and talk about (a nice way to say we demand our specific desires of song style.). I… Continue reading A Story in Song … That Spans Eternity
Being a preacher's kid, church services as a kid were often ... underwhelming. It wasn't the worships themselves, it was the fact I was a kid that got easily distracted. Plus, I had to listen to that preacher all week long (not complaining dad, just saying). So I looked for things to keep my attention.… Continue reading Paper Airplanes in Worship
Each weekend, I explore a little more of the WOW – ‘Woke on the Wonder’ of worship. This week it is a little on the different personalities of different churches. About 17 years ago, Gene Mims wrote a little book entitled The Seven Churches NOT In the Book of Revelation. While limited in its scope,… Continue reading Styles & Expectations – Weekend WOW