TDZ Retrospective: Worship Is Not a Spectator Event

Originally posted June 10, 2009 It seems that sometimes in church we get in a routine where we come in sit down and wait for those on the stage to sing, teach, pray etc, while we sit in our comfy little pew and observe.  This really frustrates me because I think we have a misunderstanding … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Worship Is Not a Spectator Event

What if…

Christmas is over. Decorations will be put away soon. Christmas vacation will be over soon. Life will return to normal every day busyness.  The focus on peace, good tidings and even Christ will fade.  Does it have to? What would it be like if it didn't? What would happen in my life or your life … Continue reading What if…


8 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. … Continue reading Emmanuel

Song Challenge Day 5

Today's challenge is a song that reminds of someone.  When I was little my Daddy used to sing Come Thou Fount (Warrenton) as a lullaby. This is not the version of  Come Thou Fount that is usually sung. It is the version from the Sacred Harp. Come Thou Fount (Warrenton) Verse 1 Come, Thou Fount … Continue reading Song Challenge Day 5

More Than Just a Little Chorus

"A little chorus ..." If you are like me you've probably either used that phrase or heard it used in reference to worship songs.  Have you taken time to really think about what is being said? It is as if modern worship music is somehow lesser than hymns. Think about this in 1824, When I … Continue reading More Than Just a Little Chorus

Question of the Day — Music

I have been going through old post and doing some tweaking for SEO (search-engine optimization). Going through my music posts all 102 of them I started thinking about hymns and modern worship music. Personally, I enjoy both. One thought hit me as I was reading the lyrics for Charles Wesley's And Can It Be was … Continue reading Question of the Day — Music