Category Archives: Worship

You give me joy

Here’s a song by Housefires called “Joy” that I thought was appropriate to go with my series of posts on “Living from joy.” En-joy! 3 that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have … Continue reading

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Which music will you dance to?

I’ve spent a lot of time explaining and arguing worldviews over the last two years. Frankly, the whole thing is getting pretty boring to me, so I will cut to the chase. It really comes down to this question: “Which … Continue reading

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Who You Say I Am

Here’s a worship song by Hillsong I’ve been listening to a lot lately titled, “Who You Say I Am.” (From album “There is More“). It really captures something that’s perhaps the most important thing we can know about ourselves—our identity … Continue reading

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Do you love me more than these?

Jesus asks Peter, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?” (John 21:15). The “more than these” is a sticky question we must all answer if we want to follow Christ. It took Peter, the one who … Continue reading

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More real that the ground I’m standing on

I’ve talked a lot about God and science and faith, so I thought I would briefly talk about what faith means to me. One line in a song says it all for me, “You’re more real than the ground I’m … Continue reading

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How He Loves

One of my all-time favorite worship songs is “How He Loves” by John Mark McMillan. By the way, I don’t like the sanitized version by David Crowder as much for reasons that will become apparent later.  I wrote about that … Continue reading

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Standing in His Love

Graham Cook once said, “It is His perception of you that must occupy your affections.” This is the very heart of the Christian faith—living a life of responsiveness to God. Jesus said: “I love each of you with the same … Continue reading

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