Category Archives: Worship

HALLELUJAH, WHAT A SAVIOR

Today is that dark and beautiful day that Christians call Good Friday. Both a celebration and a time of sorrow, it is “good” because of the love of Christ Jesus, who died on behalf of mankind. Continue reading

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ALL CREATION

I grew up in Northern California, where my family attended a small church that met Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings and even Wednesday nights. If the church doors were open, we were there. First to arrive – and typically the last to leave.

And at every service, we sang hymns. These hymns were the first songs I ever knew, and they shaped a lot of my ideas about music and singing. Continue reading

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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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‘TIS SO SWEET TO TRUST IN JESUS

With the Deep Roots project, I wanted to select and record hymns that speak to me, personally. I wanted songs that were full of good theology and had a timeless quality. It really didn’t matter to me when a song was composed. Some … 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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WHEN THEY RING THOSE GOLDEN BELLS

When I decided to record a CD of hymns, the very first song I chose was “When They Ring Those Golden Bells.” Continue reading

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HOW DEEP THE FATHER’S LOVE FOR US

My Deep Roots record is – strictly speaking – a hymns project. So while “How Deep The Father’s Love” was only written 20 years ago, I knew it would fit in beautifully with a set of older, classic songs of the Christian … Continue reading

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MY JESUS I LOVE THEE

One of my favorites from the new “Deep Roots” CD is the simple hymn “My Jesus I Love Thee.” It was written by a 16 year old young man shortly after he found Christ, and there’s something so beautiful about … Continue reading

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NIGHT OF WORSHIP – SEPTEMBER 14

In addition to my singer/songwriter gig, I’m also a worship pastor at Eagle Christian Church in the Boise, Idaho area. Periodically we host “Night of Worship” events, and the next one will take place on Sunday September 14 at 6:30 … Continue reading

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GOD’S LOVE IS LIKE … A BASEBALL BAT?

A friend of mine grew up in Japan as a missionary kid. He told me about a girl he knew whose parents had kept a running tally of every penny they had ever spent on her: the cost of food, housing, … Continue reading

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