The Importance of Quiet

Psalm 46: 10 (NASB) Cease striving and know that I am God... Contrary to what some may think, I'm really an introvert. I discovered this shocking fact in my 20s when I took not one, but four different personality tests (I'm an overachiever extraordinaire!) to give insight into what makes me tick. In case you're interested, I'm an ISTJ. I… Continue reading The Importance of Quiet

We Must Reflect the Glory of God to the Next Generation

Religious people are a very noisy, wordy, and active people. But activity for activity's sake is not of God. We might first clear away the idea that church is a social club...We are a holy people, a royal priesthood, a holy generation called out of darkness to show forth the glory of the One who… Continue reading We Must Reflect the Glory of God to the Next Generation

Are Solo-Driven Choir Songs Anti-Intergenerational?

Have you thought about how many songs your choir sings that feature a solo that "drives" the song you are singing? I don't mean a simple verse solo or a small section in the song, but a full-song solo where the choir essentially takes a "back-up" choir role. If you are in my choir, you'll… Continue reading Are Solo-Driven Choir Songs Anti-Intergenerational?