A Very Brief Theology of Christian Worship Music

One question I like to occasionally ask myself (and our lead team) as we lead the musical portion of our worship services comes from theologian, John Frame, who asks, "Does what we sing help our people think more - or less - theologically?" After all, I have no interest in our folks leaving thinking, "Wow! … Continue reading A Very Brief Theology of Christian Worship Music

“Follow Me,” Said the Blind Man To His Blind Friends

Atheist, Richard Dawkins, Has Walked Off a Philosophical Cliff (and the masses just keep blindly following). Like the British atheist-turned-deist, philosophical giant, Antony Flew, I try and abide by the Socrates, described in Plato's "Republic": one who "goes where the argument/evidence leads." Nowhere is this mindset more vital than in regard to all that is … Continue reading “Follow Me,” Said the Blind Man To His Blind Friends

A Literal Picture of Amazing Grace: How I Forgave My Dad

The date was November 22, 1998, just south of Stamford, TX. After going for 10 years without having heard from my dad or knowing where he was, the Lord brought us together at my granddad's (his dad's) funeral where I had the opportunity to tell him something very important: I'd forgiven him. Next only to … Continue reading A Literal Picture of Amazing Grace: How I Forgave My Dad

Blood

My son, Jordan, played the drums like a man possessed.... ....possessed by the Holy Spirit. Below are two pics. The second pic is of the members of his rock band: Alexander Gates, Johnny Olvera, and Cory Morrow. They rehearsed in our basement. I swear on everything holy.....the floor vibrated underneath our feet - and Michelle … Continue reading Blood