Category Archives: Worship

HOLLOW

Ever been hungry? I mean, really hungry? Stomach-rumbling hungry? You know what doesn’t help at at all when you’re hungry? Talking about food. The idea of food does nothing to satisfy your hunger. Thinking about food and talking about it really just makes … Continue reading

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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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