Tag: music

“Ask and I’ll give the nations to you”

Songs have a way of speaking to me, they bypass my brain and can go straight to my heart. Song words will sit on repeat in my mind whether or not I want them to. I have this uncanny way of remembering song words and melodies and sometimes even figuring out where the melody is

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Adopted by God

So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15 NLT We have been called the children of God. He has adopted us into his family, made us an heir with Christ,

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Here I am, Send Me!

Growing up, there was a song we used to sing at church and camp, it seemed to be one of the few hymns that translated well to be played on guitar, it was call Here I Am, Lord.  Now for those that know me, I do not take to singing song lyrics that I do

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I Wanna Be Used By You

For the last 8 weeks I have been privileged to be a part of an unbelievable program at my church called IMPACT. IMPACT is a program to develop Spirit powered leaders. Last night was our last meeting, and God truly showed up and spoke to each person in a different way.  As I was leaving

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Be Still….

In a world where we live constantly on the go, sometimes we forget to be still. I know that I am really good at doing things. When someone is sad, or upset, I want figure out what I can do to make it better. Any of you feel like that? I read the story of

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Playing Our Parts

Playing various instruments growing up I learned the importance of each instrument playing their specific part and at the volume written in the music. In ministry we see this same thing. As members of an orchestra or band, we each have our parts that we play to produce a most amazing song. Sometimes you have

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Transformation

Looking back to my college days I remember how much I hated being in small groups. I to this day have a love/hate relationship with them. I value small groups because transformation happens in the circles of the church.  In the circle you are known and you know others.  For some the circle can be

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Key Change

When you have had music as a part of your life for as long as you can remember you listen to music very differently than just the average person. I listen to music and hear things like hearing a key change, or specific instrument that sounds so perfect playing the part. I have my favorite

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