Category Archives: Christian living

ARE WE NOT ENTERTAINED?

Awhile back, I let the band and singers have a weekend off while I led worship for five of my church’s services – just me at the piano. This is very different from our usual full-blown production. But I chose … Continue reading

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LABOR OF LOVE

About ten years ago, I was in Tennessee working on Clouds and Fire and doing a few shows nearby. To my delight, I discovered that Andrew Peterson‘s “Behold The Lamb of God” tour was stopping in Knoxville – where I happened to be spending … Continue reading

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FULLFILMENT

Like many of you, I do a lot of my Christmas shopping on Amazon. Last year, a few days before Christmas, I realized there was one gift that hadn’t arrived yet. When  I checked I discovered that it hadn’t even … Continue reading

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NIGHT OF WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY

Hey guys! As you know, I’ve mostly taken a break from touring this year, so if you’re in the Boise, Idaho area I hope you’ll come to this Sunday’s Night of Worship at Eagle Christian Church, where I serve as … Continue reading

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SAVED CHICKEN

A few months ago my family stopped for lunch at a little small-town diner while traveling home from visiting my parents. The menu was endlessly entertaining because of the outrageous number of spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. We started counting and then … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY

In honor of Memorial Day (today only – May 30 2016), I’d like to give you guys a free download of “Mrs. Taylor” from my CD “Act of Surrender.” **NOTE: this free MP3 is no longer available** “Mrs. Taylor” is not really … Continue reading

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THINGS COULD BE WORSE

Easter is a truly inconvenient time for a worship pastor to lose his voice. So of course, last Easter, I was sick and (you guessed it) lost my voice. As I was trying to nurse my voice back, I drank a … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

It’s Christmas! And the day has been crazy and funny and awkward and beautiful . . . and now, as the sun has set and the stars are coming out, you sit with a cup of cocoa and reflect on … Continue reading

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ONCE IN ROYAL DAVID’S CITY (from Peace On Earth)

I suppose there’s a reason that I’ve never recorded any non-religious holiday songs; even though I love “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (etc.), I guess I’m mostly drawn to songs that speak to … Continue reading

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LAST MINUTE SHOPPING DEALS!

It’s not too late to buy some great gifts for the music lovers in your circle of friends and family! And to make it easier (and more affordable), here are some great deals! Combo deals, steep discounts on close-out t-shirts … Continue reading

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