This Is My Father’s World

I often to sing this hymn when I am on my morning walks. I love especially the lines, “In the rustling grass I hear Him pass; He speaks to me everywhere.”  They remind me that when God seems silent in my life it is not from His lack of speaking, rather from my lack of…

Show Me Your Ways

Show Me Your Ways – Oh God Show me now your ways Oh God Teach Me Heaven’s paths Lead me in Your purity For you are my God   I will trust in you And follow Your truth For You are the God of my Salvation O Jesus I wait And rest in hope today…

Playing Their Song-Part 2

For those of you who like me are trying your best to bring music into nursing home ministry here are a few practical suggestions that have helped in encouraging residents to sing. First, we need to remind ourselves that hearing and voice change over time. None of us still has the vocal range we had…

Singing is a Step of Faith

Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly! Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King!                      Psalm 149:1-2 ESV Singing is more than music it is a step of faith. When we open our mouth to…

Morning Worship

Jesus said to him, “You have seen him, and it is he who is speaking to you.”  He said, “Lord, I believe,” and he worshiped him. John 9:37-38 ESV Discipleship of grace begins by faith – but it will only grow as we worship. One pitfall in our modern church is that we are so comfortable that we…