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Building A Jesus Platform (THROWBACK MONTH)

(Originally posted 8-21-19) 

The other day while mowing my lawn, I had a revelation.  Some of my best thoughts nowadays come during that hour or so I spend out in my yard.  The only downside is, I’m at a loss…

Seeing For The First Time (THROWBACK MONTH)

(Originally posted 3-25-20) 

If you’ve followed a little of my story and kept up with these blogs, you know I love music.  I love being on the listener side:  being able to consume music, blog and post about music…

The Home Is A Battlefield (Parenthood Series)

Going further into our Parenthood series, I believe we need to pivot and look at the home with another perspective.  Last week was mission-focused.  We live our lives on purpose for Christ, always pointing little eyes and ears up to…

Seeing For The First Time

If you’ve followed a little of my story and kept up with these blogs, you know I love music.  I love being on the listener side:  being able to consume music, blog and post about music, and do life…

#Building A Jesus Platform

The other day while mowing my lawn, I had a revelation.  Some of my best thoughts nowadays come during that hour or so I spend out in my yard.  The only downside is, I’m at a loss for a pen…

More Than A Song - Living Hope by Phil Wickham

Living Hope - Phil Wickham 

How great the chasm that lay between us 
How high the mountain I could not climb 
In desperation, I turned to heaven 
And spoke Your name into the night 

Then through the darkness, Your loving-kindness 

More Than A Song - Confidence by Sanctus Real

Confidence - Sanctus Real

I’m not a warrior I’m too afraid to lose I feel unqualified for what you’re calling me to But Lord with your strength I’ve got no excuse   'Cause broken people are exactly who you use So

More Than A Song - Leaning In by Carrollton

Leaning In - Carrollton

I stand in a hurricane Of sadness and heartache That tries to take me down But I'm leaning in   Full of questions Surrounded by trouble I can't explain

A Social Media Warning Label

In starting off 2018, I laid out a vision which came as a result of analyzing obstacles in my life….obstacles to growing and becoming more mature in the Christian faith (see Giants Will Fall). Admittedly, much of what I…

Hitting The Finish Line

It’s soon time to say goodbye to 2017. And what a year it’s been. On a national level, we’ve seen some pretty amazing and life-altering events. Who can forget the epic comeback of the New England Patriots to win…

Music Monday: Soul Survivor - The Promise

Music Monday: Soul Survivor - The Promise   Release Date: November 17, 2017   If you are not familiar with the U.K.-based student ministry Soul Survivor, you would certainly be familiar with names who have been…

Music Monday: Meredith Andrews - Receive Our King

Music Monday: Meredith Andrews - Receive Our King   Release Date: October 27, 2017   It seems every well-known Christian artist at some point readies a Christmas-themed project to add to their discography. As music fans, we…

Music Monday: Modern Day Cure - Confident (single)

Music Monday:  Modern Day Cure - Confident (single) 

Release Date:  October 27, 2017 

"I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living."  Psalm 27:13 

For the husband…

Music Monday: Weston Skaggs - Stories For Christmas!

Music Monday:  Weston Skaggs - Stories For Christmas! 

Release Date:  November 3, 2017 

There are really 2 categories of people when it comes to Christmas music.  There are those who ascribe to the idea that nothing should be…

Music Monday: Grace Rising - The SOZO Sessions EP

Music Monday:  Grace Rising - The SOZO Sessions (Live Acoustic EP) 

Release Date:  October 15, 2017 

Maybe it’s just me, but I find it exciting when one of my favorite bands releases a live project.  Don’t get me…

Music Monday: John Mark McMillan - Mercury & Lightning

Music Monday:  John Mark McMillan - Mercury & Lightning 

Release Date:  September 1, 2017 

And the wilderlove is hidden within us 
And we reckon with it 
And we wrestle with it 
The wilderlove is hidden within us 
And

Music Monday: Thine Worship - Tread Upon The Heights EP

Music Monday:  Thine Worship - Tread Upon The Heights EP 

Release Date:  March 31, 2017 

In an ever-changing music industry, it seems artists are looking at new ways to bring music to listener’s ears; ways which are bucking…

Music Monday: Alisa Turner - Self-Titled EP

Music Monday:  Alisa Turner - Self-Titled EP 

Release Date:  August 25, 2017 

An artist’s heart is readily apparent through their music; the degree of authenticity and genuineness always comes out in the final product.  It’s easy to tell…

Music Monday: Songs of Heaven & Earth, Volume 1 - Corey Voss

Music Monday:  Songs of Heaven & Earth: Volume 1 by Corey Voss 

Release Date:  July 28, 2017 

Whenever I have the opportunity to talk about an upcoming or recently released project for #musicmonday, I’ve made the effort…