The One Question that Matters About Abortion

A few months ago, pro-life activists organized a 1,000-person plus rally at a Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania. This location is especially significant because just a few days prior to the rally, Bryan Simms, Pennsylvania state representative was at the same location filming and harassing pro-life women. He recorded and mocked peaceful pro-life activists and called … Continue reading The One Question that Matters About Abortion

Book Review: 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson is a thought leader on the political right and continues to grow in popularity. He has been interviewed and featured by popular conservatives like Ben Shapiro and Steven Crowder. His videos have spread like wildfire, and what he has to say really strikes a chord with many people. Peterson is a professor and … Continue reading Book Review: 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson

Tools for Ministry – Planning Center Groups

I’m always on the lookout for new tools to help me in my ministry. It’s fascinating to see how others work, and I love having something that really helps me in what I do. A good ministry tool allows us to be far more effective in serving the Lord. One tool that I often talk … Continue reading Tools for Ministry – Planning Center Groups

David’s Prescription for Overwhelmed Hearts

Have you ever come into the weekend feeling completely worn out? The problems and cares you faced during the week were so overwhelming that you just feel completely drained. You have a situation that you simply don’t have the answer to. What do you do in those times? How do you find the strength to … Continue reading David’s Prescription for Overwhelmed Hearts

Righteousness Exalts a Nation

What is it that truly makes a nation great? What sets a nation above the others? Economics, military might, and culture are all important; some nations do have stronger economies, greater militaries, and superior cultures, but these things are not what truly makes a nation great. Proverbs 14: 34 says, “Righteousness exalteth a nation, but … Continue reading Righteousness Exalts a Nation

God’s Not Fair; He’s Good!

Do you ever wonder why God chooses to bless some people in certain ways and not others? There are often people who get things that we may feel we deserve more than they do! We may strive and pray for certain things, then see others who seem to receive much more than we. Those things … Continue reading God’s Not Fair; He’s Good!

Guest Post: Addison Smith – Leading Like God Leads

It is no shock to us that God is the greatest leader of all time. And, if that is the case, it should be our earnest desire to lead like He leads! I know as a young man, it is easy to get caught up in the work of the leadership “gurus” of our day … Continue reading Guest Post: Addison Smith – Leading Like God Leads

6 Great Places to Find Sheet Music

Finding sheet music is hard! It can be difficult to find good arrangements, especially if you’re looking for something that isn’t a choral arrangement, like a quartet or trio. As a music director, I’ve found some good resources for finding sheet music. Here are my favorites: RevivalSong is a website created and run by … Continue reading 6 Great Places to Find Sheet Music

Counting Blessings

I love the holidays. November and December are absolutely my favorite months of the year. I do maintain a strict Christmas embargo until after Thanksgiving, though. We all love the Christmas songs and decorations, movies, and drinks; but what about Thanksgiving? Let's make way for the Starbucks Thanksgiving blend coffee! The pumpkin pie! The turkey! … Continue reading Counting Blessings

Two Principles for Biblical Music Decisions

As a music director, I talk, think, and teach on music a lot! There’s so much ground to cover! Recently, my pastor asked me to teach a lesson on music for a series called “Walk with God”. That got me thinking about how we can make biblical decisions about the music we listen to during … Continue reading Two Principles for Biblical Music Decisions