A deficient view of the word of God will result in a deficient view of God. Do not neglect this wonderful and weighty responsibility to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ to your people.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Corporate Worship
Sometimes the weight of our trials are so severe that we feel as if we can’t keep our heads above the water. The pain is so vicious, the malaise so thick, that we can’t imagine our situation ever changing. We can’t see healing. We can’t articulate hope. And when we try, it just hurts more.Continue Reading
Whether we hear God’s word in a call to worship, a confession of sin, an assurance of pardon, an exposition, or in the benediction — every time we hear the words of Scripture, God is speaking to his people.Continue Reading
One of the unavoidable realities of corporate worship in this world is distraction. Our minds are already prone to wander completely apart from anything happening around us in that room. But anyone who’s been in church for more than a…Continue Reading
Let me encourage you to take a very hedonistic approach to worship this weekend, and to every corporate worship gathering.
We Christians don’t believe that human pleasure in itself is the highest good, but we should believe that finding our…Continue Reading
Wow. God really met with us in worship tonight. The room was just so full of his presence. One of the most intense times of worship I have ever experienced.
This caption came across my Instagram notifications a few weeks…Continue Reading
I’m just not getting fed at church.
The music doesn't really connect with me.
I wish the preacher would use more stories or illustrations.
Have you heard those statements before? Or maybe, like me, you’ve even said them yourself —…Continue Reading
You were made for more than private devotions.
As nice as it can be to tuck ourselves away in some nook and cranny, all by our lonesome, and read the Scriptures we want to read, pray the prayers we prefer,…Continue Reading
During a ferocious winter storm, I awoke in the middle of the night to find my house without electricity. A quick glance out the window revealed that our entire block was entirely dark.
I called our power company. “Yep,” they…Continue Reading