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Does One More Sunday Really Matter?

As I write this post, months before publication, I’m sitting in my office at church. I arrived around 7:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning as usual to prepare for the service. I looked the building over to make sure all looks well and read through my sermon for a practice run. In a little while… Continue reading Does One More Sunday Really Matter?

Art · Books · Devotion · Douglas Kaine McKelvey · Gospel Centered · Interview · Liturgy · Meditation · The Rabbit Room · Work · Worship

Interviewing Douglas Kaine McKelvey of “Every Moment Holy”

Recently I interviewed Ned Bustard, the artist for “Every Moment Holy,” about his artwork in the book. Because I envision this book becoming very important to current Christianity, as well as achieving  an heirloom status, I also wanted to talk with Douglas Kaine McKelvery who penned the liturgies for “Every Moment Holy.” This book can… Continue reading Interviewing Douglas Kaine McKelvey of “Every Moment Holy”

Art · Books · Devotion · Gospel Centered · Interview · Liturgy · Meditation · Ned Bustard · Rabbit Room · Square Halo books · Square Halo Gallery · Worlds End Images · Worship

Exploring the Art in “Every Moment Holy” An Interview with Ned Bustard

Ned is someone I accidentally ran into through Facebook. I soon found out how talented he is, as well as how alike our theology and our thinking is. Once I found out how he is currently contributing to the global church through his theology and doctrine on art, I contacted him. He was generous enough… Continue reading Exploring the Art in “Every Moment Holy” An Interview with Ned Bustard

Church · Music · Psalms · Worship

The Record Can Skip at Church

One thing I enjoy is spinning vinyl. Over the years my record collection has grown. My love for the LP isn’t due to the recent fad by skinny-jean-flannel-wearing-modern-day hippies. As a kid we had a record player. My parents would play Christmas music on it, and I still have several of those records like Bing… Continue reading The Record Can Skip at Church

Church · Preaching · Worship

How to Bore People to Death With Preaching  

If you have attended church for any length of time you have been there – that sermon that you sat through while looking at your watch thinking, “When is this guy going to shut up?” The question becomes, “Is that a spiritual question or secular one?” When it comes to preaching, how should the message… Continue reading How to Bore People to Death With Preaching