Holy Saturday – The Grieving In-Between

In Stillness Earth Awaits Resurrection by Rick Lee James Holy Saturday is sometimes called the great Sabbath. On this day Jesus rested in the tomb. It is a day of silence and uncertainty. When we face the tragic death of someone we love it takes us to an in-between place. When dealing with such aContinue reading “Holy Saturday – The Grieving In-Between”

Voices In My Head Podcast #138: Worship Leader Talk

Listen to The Latest Voices In My Head Podcast with host Rick Lee James This week’s Voices In My Head Podcast will be of particular interest to Worship Leaders who are looking for some tips on leading. Episode #138: Worship Leader Talk FEATURES: Exciting Announcement about Rick’s next record. Your feedback is requested for futureContinue reading “Voices In My Head Podcast #138: Worship Leader Talk”

Podcast Episode #134: Lent and How the Monastic Tradition Informs Our Conversation On Sanctification

Podcast Episode #134: Lent and How the Monastic Tradition Informs Our Conversation On Sanctification  

Praying, Cursing, And Heading For Lent

Sometimes I really wish people wouldn’t read their Bibles. That sounds blasphemous I know, but it’s true. The Bible contains all that is essential for life and salvation, it tells us repeatedly that God is love, it gives us the narrative of our faith story, and yet there is no other book I can thinkContinue reading “Praying, Cursing, And Heading For Lent”

Why I Never Got Saved

1 Corinthians 1:18 – New International Version For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. I would be perfectly fine if the phrase “got saved” disappeared completely from the vocabulary of the church, to be replaced insteadContinue reading “Why I Never Got Saved”

A Few Thoughts On Fasting For Lent

The Season of Lent less than 2 weeks away. Have you considered fasting this year? Here are some things to consider. Fasting is about abstaining from something that brings you pleasure (usually food) in order to focus upon God. It’s important to have the right motives before beginning a fast. The fast is about humilityContinue reading “A Few Thoughts On Fasting For Lent”