How Do We See and Hear God?

How Do We See and Hear God?

One of my favorite childrens’ anthems begins, “I see the love of God in every river.” This anthem continues by listing many ways we can see God – and all of these ways are right before our eyes. It’s a beautiful and simple message. As a church musician, I make...
Gentle Care at Tender Places

Gentle Care at Tender Places

Service and care occur here in sometimes very quiet and unheralded ways. The loss of a loved one is a very tender time in the life of those left behind. There is much to care for, and many decisions require much of family members designated to care for the closure...
The Other Side to Stewardship

The Other Side to Stewardship

I’ve received some really positive feedback on our recent Stewardship emphasis in worship. I hope you enjoyed hearing the sermons as much I enjoyed preaching them. By way of a very quick recap, week one began by recognizing, with the Psalmist, that the earth is the...
Listening to Understand

Listening to Understand

Saturday, June 17, dawned sunny, clear, and mild over RVA. It promised to be a wonderful day for any outdoor activity: gardening, golf, kid’s soccer and tee ball, swimming, you name it. That gorgeous morning found me at the corner of River and Ridge Roads indoors in a...