I love to be in settings of worship. Unfortunately, all too often, these moments can become trite and predictable.
Some people seem to be simply graced by God with a deep sensitivity to the moment that is raw, authentic and passionate, yet all the while pure and untainted. When these characteristics are present, worship transcends words on the screen and begins to speak something into the very depths of our being. At the same time, these moments help release something from the very core of who we are, as we connect with, relate to and worship God.
Recently we had a concert called Music & Lyrics.
It was a night featuring songs that had been written in-house by members of our community. It was an evening filled with energy, passion, creativity and individual diversity.
For many, the songs sung were ones that have emerged from the very everydayness of life. Something powerful transpires when we can begin to discern God in the midst of the everyday mundane moments of our lives - they are transformed...
The following is one of the songs featured by my favorite worship leader (and wife), Charissa Jobe.