How to Pray (Matthew 6:5-13)

This Sunday, July 24, 2016, we at Bay Area will learn how to pray based on Jesus's instruction to his disciples on prayer. Prayer is a life rhythm for Jesus in the gospels resulting in connection with the Father and power from the Father. It was so important to the disciples that they asked Jesus … Continue reading How to Pray (Matthew 6:5-13)

Why Don’t We Sing Patriotic Music in our Worship Gatherings?

I am the pastor of an awesome church. It is 125 years old and located in the Southern United States in Houston, Texas. It has been a very patriotic church in the past for great reasons. We are a church in transition in an American culture that is changing. Our theology has been the same for … Continue reading Why Don’t We Sing Patriotic Music in our Worship Gatherings?

Together Worship: An Old New Idea

For the sake of "relevance" many churches separate the generations for corporate worship. This may do more harm than good. Consider making a way for the generations to worship together. Family ministry is like a snowball.  The more you roll with it the bigger it gets.  We have found this to be true for our … Continue reading Together Worship: An Old New Idea