Adult Choir

From Worrier to Warrior

Is your name Worrier? For many people, worry isn’t just something they do–it’s who they are. Worry has become a part of their personality. It is knit into their very being. There are a million reasons to worry. Sometimes it feels like the world is out of control. We can worry about violence and war.…
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Order My Steps

Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me. –Psalm 119:133 We’re in the middle of a new sermon series called “My Self,” where we are being challenged to remove our masks and look at the sins (anger, lust, vanity, lying, worry, judging) that keep us from being our…
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Numbered Days

This is a week of loss. Someone we loved and someone who touched our lives in great and powerful ways is gone. The sudden void is bewildering. Robert McMichael was huge. When I say that, you might first think of his stature; and indeed, he was tall and broad and had a wingspan that could…
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Lift Your Eyes

I’m having a low day.  Ever had one of those? I’m discouraged and frustrated.  I’m confused and disappointed. This is a day where I feel a complete lack of confidence in my abilities. The tears are just below the surface and I don’t know what comes next. I don’t tell you this because I’m throwing…
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To God Be the Glory

Psalm 105:5 says, “Remember His wonders which He has done.” Praise brings us in tune with God. Praise tears down the strong walls of “self” and opens the doors to greater fellowship with Him. When we take time to remember the many ways He has blessed us, we take our focus off of ourselves –…
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All Things New

January is a month of optimism. It may be cold and dead outside, but inside us, hope springs eternal in January. We make all sorts of new plans. Join a gym. Eat better. Give more. Cook at home more. Read the Bible. Clean out that closet. As we box up all the traditions of December…
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Moved to Praise

I’m thankful for Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for a time of year that encourages us to pause and think about our blessings and the abundance of good things that God has given us. I’m especially thankful that Thanksgiving falls right before Christmas, a time of year that is increasingly commercial and focused on “getting.” My children…
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Deep and Wide

Do you remember the children’s song “Deep and Wide?” Deep and wide, deep and wide there’s a fountain flowing deep and wide. That’s all there really is to the song. Some hand motions and a catchy little tune. As a child singing that song in church, I’m pretty sure I never really thought about the…
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