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Leadership: Post #1

October 18, 2016
This will be the first posting of a series on leadership. By title and nature a worship leader is always leading: Leading a rehearsal… Leading the audience in singing… Leading by selecting... Read More »

The Season of Lent...

March 07, 2016
Yes, football season is over, basketball season is in full swing, and baseball season is just around the corner. We do enjoy our sports calendar. There is also a Christian calendar, sometimes... Read More »

Christmas Worship: Herod and the Magi

December 29, 2015
In Matthew chapter two we find an important part of the Christmas story. It is the story of the Magi, or Wise Men, coming from the East to Jerusalem to find the new born King of the Jews.... Read More »

My Ways or God's Ways? (Isaiah 55:8-9)

August 24, 2015
In this post we continue to examine some specific verses in Isaiah chapter 55. Please read the entire chapter and then let’s look at verses 8 & 9. An often discussed question about... Read More »

Seek and Call (Isaiah 55:6)

August 01, 2015
We are examining some of the specific verses of Isaiah chapter 55. Eventually we will look at the well know worship song The Trees of the Field that is based upon verse 12 of Isaiah 55: You... Read More »

Come and Listen - (Isaiah 55:1-3)

July 21, 2015
In verse one the word “come” is used four times. “Come” is a verb, an action word, a word full of movement. This word reminds us that God is always inviting his people to come and... Read More »

A Song from Isaiah 55

July 09, 2015
In recent years I have introduced our JCM students to a praise song entitled The Trees of the Field. The students have enthusiastically embraced this song. The music is reminiscent of a Hebrew... Read More »

Why Holy Week?

March 26, 2015
It seems that most people today are not interested in the significance of time. Special days and weeks are more about having fun and spending money. For followers of Jesus this is not true,... Read More »

Part 3: Why Do We Sing?

March 05, 2015
In this three part series we are simply asking the question: Why do we sing? In the first part of the series we answered the question with this scientific fact: “God created human beings... Read More »

Part 2: Why Do We Sing?

January 12, 2015
Always Singing Notes from Dr. Smoak about Music and Worship Part 2: Why Do We Sing? In this three part series we are simply asking the question: Why do we sing? In the first part of the... Read More »

Praying in the Name of Jesus: A Christmas Message

December 24, 2014
Joseph was the earthly father of Jesus.  God had a message for Joseph before Jesus was born.  God delivered that message to Joseph in a dream by an angel.  This part of the... Read More »

Part 1: Why Do We Sing?

November 18, 2014
This will be a three part series to simply answer the question:  Why do we sing?  When you think about it, singing together as a group of Christians at a bible study or singing... Read More »