Worship as a Window

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the nature of authentic worship. It is a mark of courage when one embraces the worship of God as He truly is. Such worship will inevitably bring us toward an encounter with our own true selves. It is an adventure not for the faint-hearted. Worship can act as […]

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The indignity of worship

Worship in contemporary church has become something pretty and dignified. But worship is not meant to be a face-saving exercise. Nor is it designed to inflate our sense of self-importance. We cannot be worshipping Jesus and at the same time thinking about how good we look. Worship is not about ego or reputation. Worship can […]

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Risky Business

I have worship on my mind this morning. I’ve been pondering the nature of worship and worship leading in the context of a congregational service. Here are a few of my thoughts. Worship is confusing – and yet so simple at its core. Worship at times can feel very private and personal, and yet we […]

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Fat chance

I read with horrified gasps Joy Beth Smith’s article, “Fat. Single. Christian. In Church, being overweight and dating feels like a sin.” Not being overweight myself, I was oblivious to the unique issues faced by Christian overweight singles attempting to date. I would like to take the opportunity of this weeks’ blog to highlight some […]

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