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Free books and yummy pancakes: gratitude

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Gratitude - (5 Comments)

What are you grateful for this month? Here's my list. Coffee on the front porch. Watching my nephew pitch in his Little League game. They may have lost, but he pitched no runs in one inning. I'm proud of that dude. An awesome week off, relaxing and getting projects done. Date day with Drew. In … Read more

Waiting for the perfect moment

May 30th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

Last week I was on vacation, and sadly, this was not my view. urticaria treatment For the past two years, Drew and I have spent a week in north Georgia, in a beautiful, secluded mountaintop cabin. I spent all week lounging on the huge back porch, staring out at this view. The cabin went up … Read more

Happy Memorial Day

May 27th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

Happy Memorial Day. adobe acrobat updates I pray we all remember this is more than just barbeque day and the “official” start to summer. My thanks to all those that have served our country, giving their lives so that we can eat barbeque. zp8497586rq

Are we too comfortable in worship?

May 23rd, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Uncategorized - (5 Comments)

Contemporary services are great. No stuffy churches and organ music that sounds like it's from four centuries ago. A place where everyone feels welcome and can come as they are, with no pressure to dress a certain way. But sometimes I wonder if we've grown too comfortable in these “come as you are” services. Jesus … Read more

Put the iPhone down and step away slowly

May 20th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Thoughts - (4 Comments)

I'm late in posting today. I remembered last night at about 11:00 p.m. Drew and I are on vacation this week, so my mind is blissfully not really here. I decided to write the post in the morning. Normally, my inclination is to get up, make my coffee, than immediately turn on my laptop and … Read more

Guest post: Worship after you've left the stage

May 17th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Guest post - (Comments Off)

I'm honored to be guest posting at a new friend's blog. Nathanael and I have connected through Facebook and have had some good conversations about musical worship. He asked me to share a bit of my story on his blog, and here it is.  cheap downloadable software If you're here from Nathanael's blog thanks for … Read more

Do I have to worship WITH other people?

May 16th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Thoughts - (6 Comments)

Corporate worship is kind of a problem when you don’t like people. I worship fine on my own. In the quiet of the morning, with my coffee, tapping away at my laptop keys, I worship. As I take a walk through a beautiful park on a Spring day, I worship. In the blissful silence of … Read more

Why you shouldn't tick off a pastor

May 13th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Funnies - (2 Comments)

You might end up with this guy for a worship leader. cause and effects essay I don't think I would handle it very well. zp8497586rq

The pain of Mother's Day

May 9th, 2013 | Posted by jamie in Thoughts - (9 Comments)

I love Mother's Day. Mothers have a tough job and deserve to be honored. But I gotta be honest; for the last six years, I don't enjoy being at church on Mother's Day. For one reason. buy essays cheap “Will all the mothers in the congregation please stand!” I get it. It's a nice gesture … Read more