Thank God for…Something

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” ~1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 It’s that time of year again, pumpkin spice, pumpkin pie, sweaters, pumpkin’s on sweaters—not to mention pilgrim’s and family traditions. It’s that time of year when we tell our families and friends of…

Death–His Pain Our Victory

The song by John Mark McMillan ‘Death in His Grave‘ really says it all. I encourage you to listen to the video at the end of this post. One of my favorite songs growing up was ‘Victory in Jesus‘. We have victory not on our own merit or of our own will; we have victory because of…

More Reasons To Sing

I was listening to the radio a few days ago and this song seemed to leap out of the speakers at me. It’s called 10,000 Reasons by Matt Redman. The message behind it is so powerful.  The principle is amazing to think about how unending and how great the love of the Lord is. Psalm…

I Want To Live Like That!!!

Be blessed today and know that you are right where you need to be–in God’s plan and deeply loved. Your situation may seem bleak but God has made a way of escape for you. Just call on the name of Jesus and he will pull you out of your problem like he pulled Peter out…

Who Is God in Relation to Me?

Bigger Than Any Mountain Who is God anyway? That is the topic that Gordon Jensen wrote about in his great song Bigger than Any Mountain. This song is a great reminder of who God is in relationship to us. I remember growing up in church; the children (me included) would sing this song for the…

Music Theology-Introduction

I have heard an interesting comment from Paul Baloche in an interview by Integrity Music. Baloche mentioned, “We may memorize 10 sermons in the course of our life, but we know hundreds of songs; so, for good or bad we get a lot of our theology from the songs that we sing.” I thought that…