There is this church.
It is a rapidly growing church in Los Angeles.
It makes Nashville Eastside Hipsters beg for mercy it’s so hipster.
Everything seems normal until the band starts playing.
Then the huge screen behind the band lights up to project the lyrics and the band becomes silhouettes.
Not for a moment…Not for a song…For the entire set.
I never knew who the worship leader was.
I never saw what the guitar player looked like.
For me Read more.
It seems like posts like these are all the buzz right now.
8 Keys to this.
7 Principles to this.
5 Lessons from this.
21 Ways to Fail Proof that.
And 9 times out of 10, there is usually a good nugget or two in those.
So I thought I would try my hand at one.
These keys have helped me tremendously in my leading worship and I read them everyday.
I give you the 7 Keys To Read more.
1. When you look at porn you do it because you feel like you are in control.
2. When you binge and purge you do it because you feel like you are in control.
3. When you talk smack about your leader you do it because you feel like you are in control.
Talk…disagree…walk…brew…call…”I can’t believe he”…hang up…control.
4. When you reply just one extra time on twitter/facebook to that ridiculously attractive married Read more.
There are moments when you realize life is sprinting by you…
So instead of spending so much time chasing dreams…
Just stop and enjoy the one you are in…
It’s better that way…
This is Lelisa Desisa. He is 23.
He just won the Boston Marathon.
It was his 2nd marathon EVER.
Get off your butt and try something new today.
It’s better that way…
This is number 4. It was amazing.
Mike brought the thunder and we had a blast talking about second chances and such.
Tomorrow night I will have my inner circle comrade Brad Lomenick.
Brad is the Chief Encouraging Officer of Catalyst Conferences and a monster encourager and friend.
He will be talking to us about a few things…
1. The Catalyst creative process
2. How to pursue leadership in a creative environment.
3. Read more.
To be a man of God has nothing to do with how loud you can scream.
Although screaming loudly is fun and appropriate in the moment.
When Joshua screamed walls literally came down.
But he shouted for God. Not for himself.
So when you scream, scream loud enough that walls shake.
And they fall for Christ alone.
To be a man of God has nothing to do with how much you can lift.
Although lifting is Read more.
We Vine. We Instagram. We Tweet. We Pin. We Doodle. We Dream.
I know many ISPD’s (I totally made that up cause I don’t know any of those Myers Reagin or Will Ferrill or whatever those test results are cause I don’t got time for that. I’m too busy creating things to study who you are… rant over.) who think when we are doing these things, these “time wasters”, that Read more.
Gary Coleman’s dimples gave him a great start.
BlockBuster Video Stores gave them a great start.
The beautiful stained glass windows in many of the 500 year old churches I see walking around England gave them a great start.
But somewhere between their sweet start and maturation something happened.
There was a disconnect in what worked when they began and what would work in their adult life.
Gary Coleman’s dimples couldn’t keep him from financial Read more.