Browsing: Devotionals

There are countless opinions on the idea of performance versus worship on a Sunday (or anytime you gather for worship). I am going to make a bold statement that will undoubtedly cause mixed emotions in many people. When all is said and done, worship and performance should be the same thing. No one wants to…

Over the past 5 years of marriage, my wife and I have had the great privilege of getting to know some great new friends.  In recent months we have been informed that many of the other married couples in our circles have filed for divorce, separated, or are struggling in their marriage. When we find…

2 “Stand at the gate of the LORD’s house and there proclaim this message: “ ‘Hear the word of the LORD, all you people of Judah who come through these gates to worship the LORD.

23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.

25 Whom have I in heaven but you? I desire you more than anything on earth. 26 My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever.

25 Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. 26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

23 Sing to the LORD, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. 24 Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. 25 For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods. 26 For all the gods of the nations are…

During my tenure in the music industry, primarily instrument sales, I have seen a ton of great gear. I have also seen and played with a ton of great guitarists. What I have come to notice over the past decade is that more often than not the guys with the most gear are often the…

I remember a day in high school when I approached my dad and told him I was in love with my girlfriend and wanted to marry her. He looked at me and said that he understood but that he would not be able to give his blessing at that time. I was confused, I didn't…

Recently God has really been working on me as he guides me through life experiences. 10 years ago I picked up the guitar and have never looked back. During that time though I played bass guitar in a band, played acoustic and sang at coffee shops, managed a music store, played in numerous worship teams.…