Monthly Archives: October 2009

16 years ago today….

16 years ago today….An amazing chapter of my life began. 16 years ago today….I was standing in the sacristy behind the sanctuary listening to the Ohio State – Penn State game. 16 years ago today….I was surrounded by family and friends. 16 years ago today….I said the two most important words I’ve ever spoken. 16 [...]

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40 is just a number

So, if you follow me on Twitter or Facebook you know that last week I hit a “milestone”.  I turned 40. Now, for some this is a number full of dread that they just choose to ignore and pretend that it never happened. Not me – I choose to enjoy it – I choose to [...]

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Reflections on Worship #11 – Double Dip Edition

So, today I had the opportunity to lead worship in both Wadsworth and Rittman.  Both times were special and both times were filled with God’s presence. This morning I went back to Wadsworth to had the opportunity to worship with a few of the band members that I had played with prior to being called [...]

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Continued Prayers….

A few weeks ago I shared about little Ellie and her diagnosis and battle with Leukemia.  I want to ask that you continue to pray for her, her family and the doctors as the battle this and live through this nightmare. Ellie continues to go through her treatments and the family is praying that after [...]

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Practicing what I preach

This week is going to be crazy for me as we have a major project at my day job which will require me to work all day\night tomorrow, I’ve got our first youth group meeting on Wednesday night and our praise band rehearsal on Thursday. If you read my blog post yesterday you’ll know I’ve [...]

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Reflections on Worship #10

Well, this past weekend was a wonderful weekend for worship.  It started on on Saturday where I had the opportunity to run the tech for our Women’s Connexion Retreat where I was able to worship while I was “working” and where I learned a thing or two about chocolate. On Sunday night we had our [...]

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Too much of a good thing

So, last night was the Women’s Connexions retreat.  The theme verse for the retreat was Psalm 34:8, “Taste and see that the Lord is good.” They started the evening with a potluck dinner.  In addition, each person that came also had an opportunity to submit a chocolate dish to be entered into a “Chocolate Recipe [...]

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Hope Rising – Fee

Fee’s second album shows that that have no fear of the dreaded “sophomore slump”.  Their years of leading worship for Northpoint Ministries and the Passion conferences comes through strongly.  With ‘Hope Rising’ Fee has put together album of highly energetic music that is also highly singable by most congregations. One of the things that most [...]

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If you can’t say anything nice…

1 O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; 2 Many are saying to me, “There is no help for you in God.” (Selah) 3 But you, O Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head. 4 I cry aloud to the Lord, [...]

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Reflections on Worship #9

So, last night our third Sunday Evening Connexion service.  Things seem to be falling into place quite nicely and we continue to tweak and adjust things. It was World Communion Sunday so we had the opportunity to come together and celebrate the Lord’s Supper.  I also threw a curve ball at the team during our [...]

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