Equipping musicians for missionary service
Sunday, September 22, 2019 1-615-477-3525

North America

  • The Church, your church, is made up of a group of different and unique individuals.  Each with their own gifts and abilities. Each with their own part to play in the makeup of the body of Christ.  But let's not forget that the body of Christ is not just made of your local congregation.  It includes believers from all over that make up "The Church". And each church, even within the same denomination, does things a little bit differently.

  • At about 8:16 this morning we took a left turn off the pavement onto what could only be described as  an off the beaten path gravel and mud backwoods country road. We had gone about 9 miles West of the seaside town of Punta Gorda to reach this turn and it took us about 10 minutes. We were making good time by any standard. The next 7 miles or so clicked off at an excruciating pace of 1 hour as we bounced, dipped, and splashed our way to Santa Teresa. The rain was steady, the road was muddy, and the guitars were safely tucked in a small Toyota crew cab with four grown men. To us it was the begin...

  • I, IV, V--for the non-musical readers among us, those would be the named numerical identities of the 3 main chords used in a Western Music Major key: the 1 chord (the key you're playing in/ the dominant tonal center) and the 4th and 5th chord of the scale progression. Honestly it's not deep theory, it's not overly complicated; but when it's explained to a young musician and they "get it" it actually is a bit of an "of course!!" kind of moment. But...somebody has to teach it, show it, explain it, play it for that moment to ever arrive. Without the clarity from the theory, the ear will often div...

  • Today I am compelled to share about what this team has been through to be here in Belize. It has been an honor to serve with each individual on this team. We all come from different parts of the country with all different levels of skills in music but the one thing that we have in common is our love for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We were all called by God to meet in Belize and continue the vision and mission of God for this country. This trip has been filled with more that just sacrificing time from our families and careers. I want you all to know that our brother Dan received a call, w...

  • Day 1 -Thursday
    By the grace of God I arrived in Belize and went through customs, which wasn’t as smooth as it could have been. Grabbing my bags, I headed out to meet our Charlie Joe and the rest of the guys of our team (David B, David Y, Steven, Paul, and Dan) who had arrived just a little before me. Once we linked up at the airport, we headed towards Orange Walk. We were able to stop and break bread together as a team on the way into the village. It never ceases to amaze me how the Lord can place the right people at the right time. From the very beginning of our time together, I truly felt t...