My heart was encouraged that the first meal on the moon was the Lord’s Supper! My friend, Mike O’Neal of AngelQuake Ministries shared this story with me. I’m including a reference to this in my new Praise And Harmony Blog.
Bob Vazquez stands in the location where his house once stood. It was as if I was stepping into the Book of Acts, directly witnessing the movement of God among His people. In reality, we are indeed witnessing God’s hand and movement in today’s church. Here’s a quick summary of one story: 1. Hurricane Sandy […]
The ultimate goal of every disciple is to be like Jesus. However, we can easily cross the line and become harshly dogmatic in judging others, or swing to an opposite extreme of fear to stand up for truth. As we seek to become imitators of the Master, we must be sensitive to the manner in […]
I’ll admit that the experience with my wonderful church family greatly influences my opinions. Today is only one example of why I wish every day could be Sunday. Baptisms We ended our first service, began our second service and ended our second service with baptisms. As a worship planner, I have said many times that […]
Romans 15:7 “Accept one another then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.” Before the “Boy Band” craze became widely popular, AVB was reaching young audiences with a contemporary sound and biblical message. In this concert video, AVB sings, “Accept One Another.” You can follow regular posts of my favorite […]
There was no small controversy when we released this song, “Criminal On The Cross.” While reading a Max Lucado book, I was inspired by a chapter title, “The Tale of the Crucified Crook,” to write, “Criminal On The Cross.” Apparently, many people want to cling to the idea that we need to earn our salvation. […]
According to a recent article in The Christian Chronicle, churches of Christ have declined by 102,000 members over the course of only eight years. This alarming statistic should provide more than adequate motivation for leaders to examine the causes of such an unfortunate defection. There is no doubt that there are a number of […]
Discussion Questions: Why are many Christians prone to object to the worship of others when it is “different” than their own, even if God is pleased? What should our reaction be when our pure, heart-felt worship offends others?
Photo by Richard Hooi – Do you know your vocal range? (Are you a bass, tenor, alto or soprano?) Secondly, are you happy with your range, or do you wish you had a different range? I ask this because I know a lot of tenors who wish they were basses. I find a lot of […]