Recently I bought a prayer journal. Wanna know why? Because lately, my prayer life has been a wasteland. My prayers haven’t been fervent like Paul’s, or passionate like David’s, or intimate like Christ’s. Instead, they’ve been absent-minded and cynical. What a horrible place to be, and I know it. I knew something had to change. If… Continue reading Prayer, Prayer, And More Prayer
I’ve been leading worship at my church for three years now. This fall, I will approach my fourth year as a worship leader at my church. This fall I will, temporarily, leave my position to explore what God has for me at Cedarville University in Ohio. This has made me reflect on my time at CBC… Continue reading Some Things I’ve Learned Through Leading Worship
It’s really amazing how something as little as an e-mail can alter your entire perspective on life. Something as little as two words can pierce through your soul and bring your world into a different light, and that is absolutely amazing to me. My class is going on a senior trip toward the end of… Continue reading Choosing Joy
The week that I spent at Worship Camp definitely rocked my world, and if I told you that I left without a totally different perspective on things, I would be lying big time. Thursday night after the concert, I took a minute to look back on my anxiety filled week. Do you know what I… Continue reading Shaken Up and Tossed Around (Worship Camp 2016, part 3)
After my first 2 days of horror, and my Galatians 2:20 experience, I began to realize that it wasn’t up to me to impress people; I simply had to do the best I could with what God had given me, and leave the rest up to Him. On my way to breakfast the next morning I… Continue reading Comparison is the Thief of Joy (Worship Camp 2016, part 2)
This past week I spent 5 days at Cedarville University for Worship Camp, which was led by Heartsong, one of Cedarville’s bands. Totally out of my comfort zone. Leading worship at church is one thing; staying 6 hours away from home, going by yourself, and singing in front of people who are going to assess your… Continue reading Absolute Terror, and a Wrong Perspective (Worship Camp 2016, part 1)
Who am I, that I can cry out to the Almighty Creator of the universe, and call Him Abba Father?