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Life On The Roadshow- Omaha

January 27, 2014

Today the Roadshow lands us in Omaha. It is so exciting to know that hours from now the seats in the arena we are currently parked outside of will be filled with people and lives, each with their own story, their own struggles, their own hurts and needs, and we will have the opportunity to […]


Life On The Roadshow- Wichita

January 26, 2014

I’m currently sitting in a van on the way to Nebraska as I write this post. It has been an amazing first week of the Roadshow tour for us! Gathering with God’s people to worship God will never get old for me. We get to play a 15 minute worship set drenched with our worship […]


Sub-Creation

June 20, 2012

“Every poet and musician and artist, but for Grace, is drawn away from the love of the thing he tells, to the love of the telling till, down in Deep Hell, they cannot be interested in God at all but only in what they say about Him” CS Lewis – “The Great Divorce” — How […]


Weekend Review

June 18, 2012

Weekend Review: June 16/17 (click on each song to find it on iTunes) 1. Holy (Lift up His Name) 2. Light Shine in (available July 31st on ‘Live Worship from Vertical Church’) 3. O the Love of My Redeemer Scripture Card handout: In the bulletin we had printed a separate handout of 5 unique scriptures: […]


Song Stories: Light Shine In

June 15, 2012

The song “Light Shine In” was written by Jacob Sooter and Paul Maybury late in 2011. Paul says his inspiration for the song revolved around a vision he had one night of a typical house – probably much like the ones you and I live in. Some rooms are neat and tidy, well decorated  – […]


Working Unto the Lord

June 13, 2012

It is 9:53 am on Sunday morning. I am still fishing the final remnants of sleep out of my eyes and mind as the band and I finally slow down to gather for prayer in the corner of the lobby at Bell School in north Chicago. Sunday mornings are always a blitz, and this morning […]


Weekend Review

June 04, 2012

Weekend Review: June 2/3 (click on each song to find it on iTunes) Opening scripture reading // Call and Response Psalm 40:1 Worship Leader: I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry. All: Let the whole Earth praise Him Psalm 18:39  For you equipped me with strength for the battle; […]


Tip of the Week

May 30, 2012

“To those that run the slides…” The lyric / powerpoint / propresenter / (Lord help us) easyworship/ operator is one of the most important positions within a weekend worship service production team, but also one of the most trivialized positions as well.  The single greatest value: never be late with a lyric slide- if you’re […]


Weekend Review

May 28, 2012

Weekend Review: May 26/27 (click on each song to find it on iTunes) 1. Awesome King 2. Everlasting God 3. Always SPECIAL ELEMENT: TESTIMONIES Testimony is such a powerful element in our services. You would most often hear personal testimony in at a Baptism service or through a ‘God at Work’ video. Transitioning from the […]


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