October 8, 2018 – Children of the Heavenly Father

Psalm 139 is a psalm of David that has been titled The Inescapable God. The psalm begins with the line: O Lord, you have searched me and known me. Later, David writes these words: Where can I go from your spirit? Or where can I flee from your presence? If I ascend to...

October 1, 2018 – The Music of Creation

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how much I enjoy praising God through music. This Sunday, I am especially looking forward to this, as I will be able to accompany the choir in singing an anthem that I composed. I am excited to share the story behind the...

September 24, 2018 – The Love of God

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you may already know that I spent several years away from church. I had seen so much hypocrisy and inconsistency in the teachings of a legalistic Christianity that I eventually went in the opposite direction of anything...

September 17, 2018 – Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow

Of all of God’s many gifts, music is pretty close to the top of my list of favorites. I am thankful that I have been blessed with the ability to play, compose and teach music; and I love that I am able to “do” music as my job. More than all of that, I am so glad that...

September 4, 2018 – The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

Over the past two years, I have come to recognize a reoccurring theme in the Bible. For many people, this is probably obvious, but it never really struck me until I had truly experienced it for myself. The theme: God’s love demonstrated in God’s work of restoration....

August 20 – The King of Love My Shepherd Is

Psalm 23 is a psalm that most of us can quote by heart, but how often do we really meditate on the precious promises held within its words? I shall not want. God will always lead me. God will restore me. God will never leave me. On and on the promises go. This week we...