3 Things the Church Can Learn from the World’s Best Chefs

The church can learn a lot from the best restaurants in America. Over the past few weeks I’ve been watching Chef’s Table on Netflix and been amazed. Each episode draws the viewer into the mind of one particular chef as we discover their drive and passion for cooking. There are 3 important things every church can learn from these talented chefs. 1. Passion Regardless of the chef, there is an absolute passion that drives them. They give their all to every dish. Passion propels their creativity and pursuit of perfection, which results in breathtaking food. Imagine if the church and its ...

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When Your Counselor Calls You Intense

The Session I've seen a counselor on and off for years and every once in a while something really hits home. My last session was one of those times. My counselor asked, “Have you ever thought about how you come across as intense?” I nervously laughed for a minute, but inside my head it was like the world stopped and my life flashed before my eyes. I was thinking, “OH NO! My counselor thinks I’m intense!” What does it mean when the dude people pay to listen to their intense thoughts for a living, thinks you're intense?! And what does it ...

15 Great Worship Songs to Start Your Day

Every once in a while I'll sit down and listen to some worship music. But, I'm always forgetting who plays the songs I like and I'll ask our church's worship leader, "Hey, who sings that song that goes, 'Aaaaamen....'?" He usually tries but has trouble narrowing it down from the terribly sung one line or word I give him. So, I figured I'd make my list and share it, in case you're also trying to find some songs to like.  1. Hillsong- Born is the King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qf6OoAZbAQg 2. Gungor- Beautiful Things https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Is6weMrenls 3. Kristian Stanfill- Jesus Paid it All https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brVIlXlJRkQ 4. ...

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