by Jason Lanier This past summer, our church’s youth pastor, Justin Lucas, developed and presented a series of talks for a group of young aspiring leaders. The series was titled, “Leaders in Training”. Asking a team of pastors to make a selection of topic and presentation date, he provided a selected list of presentation topics […]

What came first, the chicken or the egg?   Allow me to rephrase the question. What came first, the Christian artist who settled for “good enough” because it’s for God, or the congregation’s apathy toward quality Christian art?  For far too long there has been a lack of planning and preparation among Christian artists (inside and outside of […]

“We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies. 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 Since birth, I have struggled with serious health issues due to Cystic […]

I’m, by a nature, an outdoors person.  Whether I’m walking, running, kayaking, hiking, canoeing, or sitting, I love communing with my God through my heart and mind within the sanctuary of nature.  The dialogue is soulful and nourishing. It is cleansing as He helps me filter the day’s thoughts and activities as He speaks to […]

by Kristen Rikansrud As many of you may already know, our leadership began this year with a dedication to fostering a culture of empathy among the members of LIFE Worship Arts. One of the primary methods of achieving this has been the continued emphasis on sharing our testimonies with the entire team. While it may be easy […]