Sep 30

Only One Life

The year was 1860. A lot hap­pened in that year. In 1860, the Pony Express sent its first rid­ers from Missouri to California. That same year, Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th President of the United States. And on December 20, 1860, South Carolina declared its seces­sion from the union, set­ting events in motion that […] Continue read­ing

Sep 29

You are not a Rock Star: 4 Guidelines for Worship Leaders

Rock Star Worship Leader

I use “wor­ship leader” in the ver­nac­u­lar sense of the guy who leads the music. Of course, musi­cal wor­ship is only a smidgen of the wor­ship that hap­pens on Sunday. It’s one can­dle in the wor­ship array of preach­ing, fel­low­ship, serv­ing, giv­ing, and park­ing far away so that the elderly can park closer. But when peo­ple […] Continue read­ing