Friday Worship: Worthy is the Lamb

My voice was drowned by the thunderous roar of thousands of people filling the Q-Arena with praise. They were on their feet, hands raised to the rafters, voices singing at the top of their lungs the lyrics of the song: “And I hear the voice of all the angels sing: ‘Worthy is the Lamb!’” In that moment, I was overwhelmed …

Jesus Loves Me Recklessly

31 “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat. 32 But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.” 33 But he replied, “Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.” 34 Jesus answered, “I tell you, Peter, before the rooster crows …

Survey Says… Philippians!

Well, the votes for our Bible study are in and it looks like Philippians won by a landslide! …Actually, it won by one vote, but that’s double what all the other books had going for them. 🙂 There’s so much rich truth in this book and I can’t wait to dig into it. I know that God will honor our …

Praise: The Antidote for a Bummed Heart

You know how sometimes you just feel down and out? Like there’s nothing wrong and everything wrong at the same time? You can’t really verbalize any one thing that upset you, but you feel like you could bite someone’s head off just the same? Yeah. I’ve been there more often than I care to admit. And in those situations, I …

More Poodle, Less Pit-Bull: The Beginnings of Loving Recklessly

“They call you ‘the pit-bull,’” she said, almost apologetically. I chuckled. She seemed concerned. My job is to resolve employees’ concerns while also minimizing the company’s liability. This involves a lot of listening, note-taking, questioning, rule-enforcing, and sifting through excuses to get to the bottom of the problem. I took pride in my nickname; it meant I was doing my …