Judah Gone Bad

This post was accidentally posted several days ago because of a glitch in our post scheduling system...and we weren't even done writing it yet!  We are sorry for this accident.  Here is the full post. The Hebrew name Judah means "praise."  Because of this, Biblical episodes involving the patriarch Judah, or the tribe of Judah,…

There Is No Such Thing As A Music Minister

I admit the title of this post might be a little shocking.  I can hear the murmuring now: "What do you mean there is no such thing as a music minister?? I'm a music minister!  Don't you think worship is important??  Don't you think worship leaders are important??  How can you possibly say there is no…

The Meaning of Ministry

A few days ago I was having a Bible study with some of my friends from church.  As we were going through the lesson, an interesting conversation started about the unique role of ministering/preaching in the church---and about how it is different from the role of music/worship, or any other aspect of serving in the…