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August 6, 2014

An Open Letter to my Girls

An Open Letter to my Girls

Hey Ladies! Our LAMBS group is coming back from our Summer break on Wednesday, September 3rd, and we’re starting a study that I’m SUPER excited about.  Press play below to find out why. WHEN: Wednesdays at 9:00 beginning September 3rd. WHERE: Valley Christian Church Rm 1:11 CHILDCARE IS AVAILABLE!!!     Hope to see you […]

July 3, 2014

Serving in San Vicente

Our Team has been serving at Iglesia Nazareno in San Vicente, Baja all week, and if a picture is worth a thousand words, you can be sure that God is on the move in Mexico.  Take a look at some of these photos from our team.  (Pictures courtesy Sarah Hoverson)

May 15, 2014

Worship Defined: Part 2 (Heaven on Earth)

Worship Defined: Part 2 (Heaven on Earth)

Ok, so last time, we took a rather scholastic look at worship. This time, I’d like to focus on what all that Greek and Hebrew stuff means for us. Clearly, based on what we saw last time, praise and worship has nothing to do with music and everything to do with us. A lot of […]

May 14, 2014

Worship Defined: Part 1 (A dry, boring look at the lexicon)

Worship Defined: Part 1 (A dry, boring look at the lexicon)

“Everything we do springs from our concept of what is important and valuable to us.” -Ray Stedman I often find that the concept of worship is really misunderstood. Because the Church has instituted this form of shorthand in referring to our music time as “Worship” and our meeting times as a “Worship Service,” we have […]

May 13, 2014

Peeling Back the Layers on Worship

Peeling Back the Layers on Worship

God has a funny way of changing our direction and passions, midstride.  At the end of my second year of college (where I was majoring in indecision while dabbling in music), I felt God asking me why I was still fighting Him.  Clearly He had gifted me with musical tendencies, so why on earth was […]

April 8, 2014

Valley Kids on the Radio!

Our own Valley Kids had an amazing opportunity to Lead thousands of KSGN 89.7 listeners in the Pledge of Allegiance this past Monday morning.  If you missed it, take a listen!

November 5, 2013

Protected: Fall Festival 2013 Photos

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June 5, 2013

Thank You

I’ve spent the last few days putting together promotional material for all the stuff we’ve got going on at Valley in the next few weeks.  It’s an insane list.  Fill the Bins, the Mwamba Children’s Choir, Family Nights Out, and a whole bunch more.  It gets very overwhelming when you look at it all together. […]

May 22, 2013

When Beauty Matters Most

  Pat and just a small portion of her awesome family. This morning, I attended the memorial service of a dear, sweet woman whom I’ve known since I was 6 years old.  After the service, I passed a horrific accident that resulted in 2 fatalities.  All day Monday, we watched as tornadoes decimated a small […]

April 4, 2012

Military Might

Have you ever been part of an organization that follows a military-style leadership?  Perhaps you’ve spent time in the Armed Forces or law enforcement.  You know what it’s like, then, to protect and to serve. During this Holy Week, I’ve been thinking a lot about what Jesus might have looked like to those same people […]

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