Weekend Reflections: Baptism on 11.21.10

“We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.”  (Romans 6:4) There’s nothing quite like a baptism service at Willow Creek.  From the perspective of those of us who are […]

Weekend Reflections: Faith of a Child on 11.14.10

Our God Reigns – Matt Lundgren Holy is the Lord – Chris Tomlin This is My Father’s World – M. Babcock, F. Sheppard Let it Rise – Holland Davis “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song […]

Weekend Reflections: I Want Jesus to Walk With Me on 11.7.10

The focus of this weekend’s worship experience was the spiritual “I Want Jesus to Walk With Me”.  I absolutely love this song.  Like many in this great tradition, it taps into the deep ache of being human in such a broken world…which we all share, don’t we? But first we began by focusing our attention […]

Weekend Reflections: Beautiful Things on 10.31.10

Last weekend was one of my favorites in a long time, largely because it was built around the stunning Gungor song “Beautiful Things”.  I can’t describe how deeply this song moves me, and what a healing role it’s played in some of the difficult season of this last year.  Check out more of Gungor’s music […]