Tag Archives: speaking

Upcoming Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

I’d like to let you know about several completed and upcoming events where you might find some good resources regarding music and worship. First, I just finished speaking at the 2012 Conference on the Church for God’s Glory in Rockford, IL. You can find my presentation, “What God Said About Worship” here. Next, there are a few regional… Continue Reading

Dates Open for Worship/Music Church Meetings

Dates Open for Worship/Music Church Meetings

This summer my family and I will be “on the road” from May 10-July 31, speaking and ministering in churches, conferences, and camps. We’re really looking forward to these opportunities. We’re essentially making a huge loop from Texas to South Carolina to Michigan to Illinois to Kansas City to Tulsa! Dates are filling fast for… Continue Reading

Deep Thanks for Brazil Mission Trip Donations

Deep Thanks for Brazil Mission Trip Donations

I’d like to express deep thank to those who have gratiously donated toward our mission trip to Brazil. We’ve had a number of people give various amounts, including several large anonymous gifts. Thank you so much! We’re only about half way to raising what we’ve spent on travel expenses, so if you have the means… Continue Reading

Help support Brazil missions trip

I want to let you know about an exciting ministry opportunity that the Lord has opened up for us. Becky and I have been asked by Ed Alexander, veteran missionary to Brazil, to minister at their annual Music Ministry Conference in Curitiba, Brazil this July 5-14, 2010. The Alexanders have been leading this conference for… Continue Reading

MBBC Chapel All Next Week

MBBC Chapel All Next Week

I’m going to be speaking in chapel all next week at Maranatha Baptist Bible College. If you’re in the area, stop by. If you’re a student and want to do a meal during the week, let me know! Continue Reading

Intelligibility vs. Immediacy

Intelligibility vs. Immediacy

Fitting with today’s post on accessibility vs. immediacy, I stumbled across some statements from Terry Johnson’s The Worship of God: Reformed Concepts of Biblical Worship (Christian Focus, 2005). Speaking of contemporary Christian music, Johnson notes, First, it often promotes itself as being a more intelligible form of music than traditional hymnody. What that really seems… Continue Reading

Ministry Update | October 6, 2008

Ministry Update | October 6, 2008

The following update was is sent monthly to those interested in Religious Affections Ministries. To subscribe to this update, click here. Dear friend, Thank you for your interest in Religious Affections Ministries. Below you will find the latest information about what is happening with RAM, upcoming events, latest resources, and how you can pray for… Continue Reading

Ministry Update | September 5, 2008

Ministry Update | September 5, 2008

Dear Friends, Thank you all so much for your interest and support of Religious Affections Ministries. Much has happened in the last month, and I’m excited to tell you about it! New Base of Operations Monday we packed up a car and a van, and headed for South Carolina with just enough of our belongings… Continue Reading

Introducing Religious Affections Ministries!

Introducing Religious Affections Ministries!

I am very excited to announce the launch of a new ministry intended to help local churches think through issues related to worship, music, culture, and aesthetics. My intent is to provide pastors and other Christians with the necessary tools and resources to come to God-pleasing decisions in these areas. This newly-designed web site is… Continue Reading