Wind Turbines

Amazed by the number of wind farms we saw on our trip to the mountains, I began to study them. Fairly soon, I was reflecting on some spiritual parallels between the wind turbine and me. I know—a bit odd—but what can I say? We spent long hours in the car!...

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Dialing in Worship

The song is more than 10 years old at this point, but I’ve always loved and been intrigued by the chorus of “10,000 Reasons.” The lyrics go like this: Bless the Lord, O my soul. O my soul, worship His holy name.Sing like never before, O my soul. I worship...

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Great Is Thy Faithfulness

“Great is Thy faithfulness; Great is Thy faithfulness; Morning by morning new mercies I see; All I have needed Thy hand hath provided; Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!” Music has always spoken to me in tremendous ways.  I have grown closer to the Lord and learned many truths...

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Revive Us Again

For whatever reason, I’ve had the old hymn “Revive Us Again” stuck in my head. To be specific, most of what I’m stuck on is the melody. While I could remember the chorus, I couldn’t remember the lyrics of any of the verses (don’t judge!). I got curious and looked...

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Praise, Perspective, and Promise

Meditating on Psalm 104 this morning, I saw three concepts that bring power to prayer: praise, perspective, and promise. This beautiful creation psalm recasts the Genesis account in poetic language. Verses 5-9 draw our attention to the creation of the earth, specifically. You set earth on a firm foundation    so that...

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