Deliver Us

Paul’s admonition toward the end of his letter to the church in Ephesus has always been striking to me: “Our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms” (Eph. 6:12). It runs against my…

Worship through Artistry

Singer/songwriter, worship leader, and film score composer Jon Guerra uses various artistic languages to give people opportunities to worship. On this episode hear from Jon Guerra describe his background that led into leading worship with Vertical Worship (4:40), creating devotional music (24:35), and most recently working on the film score for A Hidden Life, Terrence…

Knowing God

I drove by a church readerboard last week that said, To know God is to love God. Simple enough, right? A little pithy. Maybe too simple, but memorable. Initially, I didn’t think much of the philosophical/theological/epistemological statement. In a sense, it’s absolutely true. You can’t love something, or more specifically someone, you don’t know. Yet,…