A Thrill of Hope

Okay, now many will recognize these lyrics from a beloved Christmas song, but I’m working on Christmas right now and specifically our annual Christmas Outreach. (I always joke that Christmas is not a season, but a state of mind. It…

The Language of Worship

So I’ve been thinking this past week about the language of corporate worship in the Psalms. Things like . . . Come, let us sing for you to the Lord. — Psalm 95:1* Clap your hands, all you nations; shout…

In the Midst of Hard Times

Have you ever had a bad day?  Have you ever questioned God, “why?”  As I watch the news from Japan, I’m overwhelmed at the devastation and loss of life.  Such sufferings are hard to see. Last week was a hard…