When You Need Answers, Look Up

"Grace pouring forth like a fountain flowing Our hearts open wide to sing your praise. And our sound becomes sweet with Your anthems ringing Praise to the Name of the Lord." Fernando Ortega "Sing Allelu," "The Odes Project," 2008 Fernando Ortega is one of the most worshipful song leaders I've ever heard; his praise music and original [...]

My Favorite Things {Vol 6}

Mt. Rainier, Washington'My Favorite Things'--a sporadic gathering of posts you may have missed because they're buried in The Middle Pages. You know what I mean, eight pages into the 'A' Section of the paper you find a story you think belongs on the Front Page.  "Why is that buried there? I almost missed it!"   Here are few thoughtful gleanings from the [...]

Sparkle Shoes, Craters & Rainbows–Miracles Come in Threes

My Sunday shoes, Kevin the teenager's      Some Sunday mornings you show up at church and God decides to surprise you. Like the other morning when the teenagers from youth group—ages 15 to 19—took the stage and lead our worship time.  They had some big shoes to fill; but we were not disappointed.Their spirits were eager [...]

Writer’s Retreat Recap–Yes, He Abides

my friend Laura S. and I leading worship~~~~~~~~~~~Worship--A PantoumInside, two friends bend hearts towards Godstops and starts, voices raised, a daring duostrums and strings bring songs alivewhile the Holy Spirit sings His song over youStops and starts, voices raised, a daring duocarrying water for thirsty soulswhile the Holy Spirit sings His song through youdeep channels, [...]