Tag: worship

  • Innocent praises of children

  • It’s Not About You!

    May 11, 2022             In a society that claims taking care of yourself is of utmost importance, we tend to think everything revolves around our wants and likes.  Just a couple of older commercials come to mind: “Have it Your Way”, “You deserve a break today” and “It’s not selfish to take care of yourself”, […]

  • Recovery in a Broken World

    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

    Worship Through Prayer

    Today, I want to share with you the spiritual discipline called “BREATH PRAYER”. Our breath is the sign of life within us, when we breathe in we take the sustenance of life that nourishes our lungs and body; with exhalation we discard those things that are not good for the body. Breath Prayer is similar in structure.

  • 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.

  • The Elephant in the Sanctuary: Spiritual Disciplines that Enhance Worship

    Introduction -The Relationship between Discipleship and Worship A philosophy is defined as specific thoughts and ideas that are held to be true by a specific person or group as pertaining to a specific subject.  As we explore the options one has in seeking discipleship with Jesus Christ, there are several different avenues one can travel […]