Worship Experience or Community?

Multicultural Worship

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 […]

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EPCOT, Languages, and Friendship

Multicultural Relationship

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 […]

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What is Sabbath Rest?

Scriptural Encouragement

When I was growing up I used to hear about people going on a sabbatical and I had no idea what that meant. Now after a little experience I have learned that it means essentially to take a break from work. As I read the word of God and try to use that as the lens through which I live my life I am often stymied by the biblical concept of Sabbath Rest and how […]

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