Effective Worship

Effective Worship

Some “e-mail updates” I just delete. Then others, I take time to read because I know there’s something special inside. “Notes from Terry” is one of the ones I read, because in his role as “Team Strategist” for Music and...
Hunger and Fire

Hunger and Fire

A.W. Tozer from his book THE PURSUIT OF GOD Within the fold of conservative Christianity there are increasing numbers of persons whose religious lives are marked by a growing hunger after God Himself.  Yet I wonder if there was ever a time when true spiritual worship...
Sacred Space

Sacred Space

I’m reading the story of Joseph this week and it strikes me how his life was a continuous cycle of ups and downs, ups and downs, ups and downs. One minute he’s the favored son, the next an exiled slave in a faraway land. He’s up with Potiphar, then...

Life Preservers

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.” – Philippians 2:3 (NIV) Why did I get stuck with the stupid-looking life preserver? I’m out here in the sun, getting sweaty, giving up my time to invest in...