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Weekly Favorites 4-21-15  

Weekly Favorites 4-21-15

New Favorites this week from Jennifer Nettles, Ethan Parker Band, and Chuck Hooten and Shoreline Worship. Check out all this on Spotify…

Crying Out

Why are there so few opportunities to worship the Lord together?  It’s so wonderful, so amazing and makes us (hopefully) more like Jesus.  As we praise we are filled with more of the Holy Spirit.  He baptizes us anew.  We see more of His fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, and self-control.  Who wouldn’t want more of that (especially those who live with us:)? When I was in Illinois, there were two fellow staff members and […]

Stand Up Among Us

Jesus told us that where two or three are gathered in His name He would be there. The problem is, most of the time we make Him sit in the back while we do our thing. This is a prayer that He would “stand up among us.” That we would sit before Him while He reveals His power, His grace, His love, Himself. Much thanks to my father-in-law, Keith Curlee, for teaching me this! Download here.  Play here: Stand Up […]

I Am Known

Sometimes life can get pretty lonely.  It can feel like you’re the only person in the world — the only one who’s going through what you’re going through.  But  then there’s the truth that God knows me.  He knows everything that’s going on in my life and He knows what I feel.  I am known… Download here.  Play here: I Am Known I’m a stranger in the world Does anyone really know me? I’m on the outside looking in I […]

I’m Hungry

This week, I’ve got a wonderful worship song that I hope you’ll enjoy.  I love doing it in this slow, contemplative way.  I could sing it for hours! (thanks Harold Greene).  It was written by Kathryn Scott from the Vineyard in Ireland (we’re getting intenational here). Download here.  Play here:

What New Music Do You Love??

So, I want to listen to some new tunes that are amazing and I need you to clue me in!  What songs / albums / artists do you absolutely love right now?  What do I HAVE to hear? Leave your suggestions in the comments below and provide a link if you can :). Thanks!!!