The above picture is of the boys joining the choir for warmup this morning.  As people were coming in for practice and we got things rolling for run-through, the boys joined the choir.  Obadiah especially liked pointing in the air like McFadden and making his “Mommy” singing face with the open mouth and dropped jaw.  Fun times!

It was a wonderful day of worship!  Even in the giving, we were reminded of how everything we do is an act of worship.  In addition to some baptisms this morning, we also had Jeff share a way that people could financially support our missions effort in Africa.  After sharing how to do this, it seemed so fitting to sing: “Let the glory of Your name be the passion of the church.”

Today, we worshiped to:

I was overwhelmed at hearing our church sing out this morning.  The only problem we had was we needed more services to do it over again!  Love, love, love hearing the honesty and passion in our worship this morning.  We continually wove the concept of “freedom” throughout our worship this morning.

Jeff’s message was ridiculous this morning.  I wanted to stand up and shout on a couple of occasions!  So, so good concerning how the truth will set you free.  He spent most of his time reworking through John and showing how many people believed in what Jesus was doing but they didn’t have a belief that led to salvation.

Travis Agnew is a Christian, husband, father, pastor, author, blogger, and religion instructor.