“Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus” (Acts 4:13). If I were to choose one phrase that I would want people to use to describe me, it would be that phrase from […]Read more "TO BE LIKE JESUS"
Jesus for all people. If you attend FCC, you know me, or anyone else who goes to FCC you’ve most likely heard the phrase “Jesus for all people.” It’s everywhere. It’s on our signage, bracelets, coffee mugs, t-shirts. It’s on social media. It’s a hashtag. It’s mentioned from our stage just about every Sunday. It’s part […]Read more "JESUS FOR ALL PEOPLE"
God loves you. Like He really, actually loves you. I think most of us get that with our heads. We all have John 3:16 memorized, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” We can talk about His unconditional love, that God […]Read more "God really does love you"
There’s a fact about God that I just might love Him for more than anything else, but at the same time is one of the hardest things to understand about Him. It’s that God often uses pain and suffering to grow us, to make us mature, and to make us like Him. It even seems […]Read more "GOD IS DOING SOMETHING BETTER"
Just recently I joined the YMCA in North Canton. I did for a couple of reasons. One is that I was tired of driving down past Belden to go to the gym. Often I try to workout right after work before I have something that evening, but with the time driving down there and back […]Read more "#BeALifeChanger"
I thought it would be fun to put together a list of my favorite worship albums. Not necessarily the most influential to my worship leading, or albums that influenced worship music as a whole, but just the records that have spoken to me; these are the albums I love to belt out at home or […]Read more "My Top 5 Favorite Worship Albums"
One of the best things about worship music is its ability to proclaim truth. When we get together to worship, we profess the truth of who God is and what He has done. We proclaim the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus; we declare the gospel. We sing of His power, faithfulness, grace, love, goodness, […]Read more "I (don’t really) Surrender All"