Fiddle

When It Comes to Worship, Don’t Hold Back!

Brandon Grace Hills

Christians like to talk about church music and call it worship. Church music usually is a means by which Christians worship. But worship is much than music. We even have our own “worship wars” in which we decide what “style” of worship is right, wrong, or most biblical. I still see the phrases “contemporary worship” and “traditional worship” plastered …

Refiner's Fire

Praise: Life’s Toughest of Tests

Brandon Leadership

Jesus’ followers are constantly being tested – not in the sense that He’s trying to make us fail, but in the sense that He’s preparing us to pass. He tests us through trials and troubles, just as a craftsman “tries” or purifies metals in intense and melting heat. But the toughest of tests isn’t loness or loss. It isn’t suffering. …

Saddleback Praise – Where Alva Copeland Brings Worship to Life

Brandon Living

Yesterday, the Host Pastor of Praise, one of Saddleback’s Lake Forest venues, was unable to be at services and I happened to be standing in sight of our Program Director, so I was drafted into service to fill in for the day. Saddleback offers one message in many venues so that people who connect in worship through various styles can …