Brothers, We are Not Performers: The Worship Leader as Disciple Maker

Worship Leaders (as with any vocation involving sinful humanity) are often tempted to transition the focal point of glory to themselves. Brothers, I am not immune. I would venture to say that the majority of my 14 years as a worship leader has been spent attempting to usurp the glory that rightfully belongs to God.Continue reading “Brothers, We are Not Performers: The Worship Leader as Disciple Maker”

Church Planting: A Shaping Matter

The house is under contract, there are packing boxes everywhere, the moving truck is booked and it’s all coming together now. I’m planting a Church; New City Church in Bath, Maine, to be exact. My family, together as a team, is planting a Church and we see God’s fingerprints all over it. This does notContinue reading “Church Planting: A Shaping Matter”

Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements

My wife and I share the responsibility of reading an age appropriate devotional to our children each night. She reads to our older boys while I read to our 8 year old daughter. Then we switch the next evening, and so on. It’s a pretty good set up and it promotes the Biblical principles we’veContinue reading “Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements”

3 Reminders to Help You Make Disciples

Ever been asked when the last time was that you shared the gospel with a non-believer and that sinking feeling of failure sets in?  Every believer has an obligation to take the faith they have been given and to share it with others. But if we never share it with a lost person then whatContinue reading “3 Reminders to Help You Make Disciples”