Worship Experience or Community?

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Back in August, Royce and I had the chance to spend a few days with some other multi-ethnic worship leaders from all over the country. We gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by Pastor Chuck Steddom at Bethlehem Baptist Church and spent 3 days collaborating with each other to write multi-ethnic songs for the multi-ethnic Body of Christ to use in worship. Throughout the time together, we spent time in worship, in prayer, and in God’s […]

EPCOT, Languages, and Friendship

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Last week, my family and I had the chance to go to a few Disney parks. My son’s favorite was Animal Kingdom, because of the animals. My daughter like Magic Kingdom, because of the roller coasters (mostly Space Mountain!). And my favorite park is EPCOT. Imagination and the countries of the world…what more could you ask of a theme park? I could literally spend hours just walking around the different country exhibits at EPCOT. In […]

Multi-ethnic Worship [What Does God Desire?] pt. 2

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God desires the worship of the heart. The Bible is largely silent when it comes to appropriate forms of worship. What instruments are appropriate or not appropriate? How long should a service last? Should we use powerpoint or hymnals? What should the preaching style be? Should we sit in pews, in chairs, or on the floor? In fact, when Jesus was questioned by the Samaritan woman at the well about the form of worship, He […]