In this video blog, I reflect on something I remembered while on the weight room floor.
So, yesterday…for the first time in my ministry, I spoke on the genealogy of Jesus. I talked about why the genealogy of Jesus matters. Here’s a sample of what I said. I have never preached a message on the genealogy of Jesus. Honestly, I didn’t see much value in a long list of names. And, […]
On a recent flight from somewhere to somewhere else, I read A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. I was profoundly impacted by the book. The gist of the book is that our life is a story and God wants us to live a better story. The book is well-written, full of […]
Andrew Peterson is my friend and I love him and his family a ton. I can’t wait to get his new album Counting Stars when it comes out on July 27th. I’ve only heard one song from the album and–if the rest of the album is like Dancing in the Mine Fields–then we’re in for […]
Because of Andrew’s song my kids can recite the genealogy of Jesus as detailed in the gospel of Matthew. This song is from Andrew’s true tall tale of the coming of Christ, Behold the Lamb of God. Andrew also wrote a children’s book based on this song called, The Ballad of Matthew’s Begats.
I have no plans of dying anytime soon, but when I do there are a few songs that I expect to be a part of the celebration. I want Carol Lenderman to sing “Runner.” I want Andrew Peterson to sing “Lay me down.” I want the congregation to sing “When the roll is called up […]
My friend Andrew Peterson’s song was used this morning to wake up the astronauts on the International Space Station. Very cool! Here’s the story according to NASA. 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009 Mission Control Center, Houston, Texas 09.06.09 STATUS REPORT : STS-128-18 STS-128 MCC Status Report #18 HOUSTON – The astronauts aboard the International […]
I’m blessed to be associated with some pretty amazing friends. One of my friends just blogged about one of my other friends and said some nice things about both of us. Check it out: OOAFITYSK If you’re not yet reading Jennifer Taylor’s blog Write About Now, you’re missing out. She’s a great writer and thinker […]