Worship School Story: Darrek

You belong here. Whether you’re involved in worship ministry or not. Whether you’re a spectator, participant, volunteer, full-time, part-time, or not even sure exactly. You belong here. Darrek grew up going to church. In college, he got involved with music, playing guitar with his roommate. After a few years of...

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Fullness of Joy

“My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and...

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With Thanksgiving

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 As worshipers of Christ, what does this look like in...

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Why Our Songs Matter

Have you read the news lately? It looks like the world is getting darker and darker, doesn’t it? It almost seems like every time I look at social media, I see another friend who used to run hard after God now turning away from the faith. Though there are great...

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Songs for Advent & Christmas

Originally posted during Advent 2014, we have been updating this every year to be an ongoing resource. If you have any suggestions or favorites to add, please comment or let us know! We’ve turned the corner into a new year in the Christian liturgical calendar as the season of Advent...

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Making A Mess And Meeting God

There’s something about brokenness and messiness that creates the perfect context for our imperfect selves to encounter the Living God. Mandy Smith put together a book of ideas and experiments called “Making a Mess and Meeting God: Unruly Ideas and Everyday Experiments for Worship.”

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