Good News: Our Guitarist

Personal Reflections

Our son Justus just got back from a week at our local Baptist camp. One of the highlights for him was learning some worship songs on the guitar from one of the leaders. Justus came […]

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The New Worship War

Leadership and Ministry

A number of decades ago, a conflict erupted over the style of worship. Some congregations felt that the traditional hymns were the way to go and others wanted newer “choruses.” This was not the first […]

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How Contemporary Does Worship Have to Be?

Worship

One of the most successful and influential pastors in Canada is Carey Nieuhof. His influence goes far beyond Canada. Carey has been successful both in church revitalization and church planting. He has much for all […]

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Good News: Rhythm Section

Good News

My good news for this week has to do with a decision my son and I have made. I am very sensitive about trying to force my children to go to church. There definitely is […]

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What I Look for in Worship Music

Leadership and Ministry

The “experts” would probably say that the worship wars are over or at least a non-issue. I would say that things have changed but feelings have not diminished. What I saw decades ago was the […]

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Adele Invites Girl With Autism to Sing Onstage

Disability and Faith

Popular singer, Adele, invited a young girl to join her onstage and to sing her favourite song. Emily Tammam has autism, ADHD and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Good for Adele for making this memory!

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Beautiful Sounds

This is an amazing video of Madison Tevlin covering the song All of Me. I learned a lot from this video. I never thought about the difficulty people with Down Syndrome might have in singing. […]

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Quality Investments

In previous years, we had quite a time getting Justus to school. He just did not want to go. This year was much different. In fact there were times that Justus was sick and we […]

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Connecting With Music

Good News

Tonight Amanda took Justus for his first worship team practice. Justus has some natural talent for music (although not a lot of patience for lessons) and he has a great interest as well. What I […]

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Podcast Music

I hope that you have been listening to my podcast.  One of the things that I have wanted to add to it was some fun music to start it off.  Glenn Peoples was great enough […]

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