Set List – 06/18/17

highlights: We sang We Fall Down from our knees and it was very humbling for me. After reflecting on Psalm 95:6-7, we kneeled before God together and offered Him our crowns. None of us laid down the same "crown." For some, it was "good health" or "getting my dream job." For others, it was "control of…Read more Set List – 06/18/17

Set List – 06/11/17

highlights: I've found Holy Spirit to be a strong opening song for church. The lyrics really set the mood not only for the worship music set, but for the entire church service. This past weekend was evidence of this. We opened the service with Holy Spirit and afterwards reflected on Romans 15:13. I could feel the room…Read more Set List – 06/11/17

Set List – 06/04/17

highlights: This was a notably more connected Sunday morning, I'd say. Ryan did a great job of tying his sermon to the songs before and after it. I intentionally choose songs to support the topics and Scriptures that our pastors preach on so it was nice to hear/feel validation on this effort from Ryan. Yay for teamwork.…Read more Set List – 06/04/17

Set List – 05/28/17

highlights: We dedicated five minutes to mingling and grabbing coffee before the sermon started today. People were smiling, chatting with one other and really having a good time. I'm glad that we made a point to make our services more relational. God wants to be in a relationship with us and offers us the opportunity to do so through Jesus.…Read more Set List – 05/28/17

Set List – 05/21/17

highlights: My favorite part of last weekend was the band. Everyone playing was God-ordained and I don't say that lightly. It has been difficult finding musicians to play on Sunday mornings, especially as summer approaches. This week in particular was notably more difficult. I made over 30 phone calls to different musicians in the area and no one…Read more Set List – 05/21/17

Set List – 05/14/17

highlights: We had baptisms during both of our services last weekend; a lot of them (something like eight per service). Our pastoral team worked really hard to make sure that the baptisms were connected with everything else going on during the services. We didn't want to reduce the baptisms to just an "add on," but instead as an…Read more Set List – 05/14/17

Set List – 05/07/17 (First Sunday with Seacoast Community Church)

highlights: It was my first Sunday at my new home, Seacoast Community Church. To say that I merely enjoyed the morning would be an understatement. It was one of the most welcoming experiences of my life. The people of Seacoast Community Church literally embraced my wife and I after each service. Seriously. So. Many. Hugs. One of my favorite parts…Read more Set List – 05/07/17 (First Sunday with Seacoast Community Church)