Recovery in a Broken World
by Cliff Kosier Recovery in a Broken World / Love; Trust; Trial; Prayer; God’s Power; Spiritual Discipline; El Roi / Psalm 63:1–4; Acts 16:22–30; John 16:33; Genesis 6:13 Patience in trouble is one of the most difficult emotions to master. How do we trust in a God that is invisible? Can we really trust him?…
Worship Through Prayer – Just Like Breathing
Here is a quote that describes how prayer relates to the Christian. In later posts we will discuss the different ways to practice prayer through the spiritual disciplines “For Christians prayer is like breathing. You don’t have to think to breathe because the atmosphere exerts pressure on your lungs and forces you to breathe. That’s…
Worship Through Your Eyes (Part II)
Now that you have chosen your work of art, photo or place you will observe in nature, here is how we begin our journey to worship with our eyes through Visio Divina. You might want to grab a piece of paper, pen or pencil so you can write thoughts down as they occur. Begin by…
The Elephant in the Sanctuary: Spiritual Disciplines that Enhance Worship, Part II.
Part Two So, What is the Problem? Paul says in I Corinthians 14:26 (NIV), “What then shall we say, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. Everything must be done so that the church may be…
The Elephant in the Sanctuary: Spiritual Disciplines that Enhance Worship – Part I
Today, church leaders, look around to frequently see spiritual disengagement in congregational worship. People are choosing to engage in their worship based on the personal preferences for certain types of platform visuals, style and superficial production elements.