Do I Still Have Your “Yes”?

It was mid-December, in the middle of a busy week, when I received a call on this particular Tuesday from a local funeral home. There was a family looking to hold a Christian funeral service for a young man that Saturday and they didn’t have a minister. I told the funeral director that I would speak with my wife and …

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Transitioning From Leading the Worship to Leading the Church

A wise worship drummer/pastor friend told me that the minstrel gift of worship/music can co-exist with leading a church, citing David as an example: though he was skilled and anointed in “songwriting” and playing music, God also anointed him as king to lead His people. In this journey so far at Weston, I’ve discovered that my personal time of worship at …

Paul Baloche’s Highly Anticipated Christmas Project: Christmas Worship

I’ve written about Paul Baloche before on this blog (here and here), but today was an exciting day as he has now released his first-ever Christmas project: Christmas Worship. Thanks to my friends at Integrity Music, I’ve been listening to it for a few weeks now and am loving it. In fact, we’ll be doing 2 songs off this album …

Unsplash.com – FREE [Do Whatever You Want] Hi-Resolution Photos.

I’m still trying to wrap my head around this great resource! The title says it all: Do whatever you want with these beautiful hi-res photos for the incredible price of FREE!!!!!! They promise 10 new photos every 10 days. I’ve been using them at our church for design projects and the collection is big enough that it seems like there’s …

Free Summer Party Graphic [PSD]

Summer is quickly rolling in and today I created this graphic for our church’s Summer Party (formerly known as the infamous “Church Picnic”). I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m not a graphic designer. I know how to follow some good instructions (tutorials) and I get by that way. With that out of the way, I just wanted to pass along …