Category Archive: Worship - Page 5

Puritan Family Lessons
Posted October 15th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

The Resurgence posted this blog today on the Puritan’s convictions about family worship and the need for families to see themselves as a little church.  Loved the thoughts here, and saw application to Genesis families.  As a church, our philosophy is that the primary location for training kids is the home, and we are here […]

Psalm 4, Joy, and Idolatry
Posted October 4th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

Those pesky thorns and weeds are impossible to get rid of.  Farmers use herbicides, and I use chemicals in my yard trying to kill weeds so the grass can grow.  But somehow they keep showing up.  This is so true in life too!  In the Parable of the Soils (Mark 4:1-20) Jesus uses thorns as […]

Idolatry, Baseball, and Your Final Resting Place
Posted August 13th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

I am a sports fan, and at the top of my sporting passion is the love for Cardinal baseball.  My earliest memories are of listening to Jack Buck and Mike Shannon announce games on the radio talking about the exploits of Bob Forsch, Ted Simmons, and Lou Brock as I fell asleep as a kid.  […]

Don’t Waste Your Cancer
Posted May 8th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

There are stories and moments in life where we have to determine if we believe God is good in the midst of absolute hardship, hard news, and suffering.  Some of us will experience a higher level of this than others, but the notion that our belief in Jesus will remove sickness, suffering, and hardship just […]

Prayers of Confession and Repentance
Posted May 26th, 2009 by Mike Hubbard

In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus taught his followers to pray, “Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.”  This is one prayer Jesus never had to ask for himself.  As the sinless Savior, Jesus never had to repent or confess sin.  On the other hand, we are fallen people desperately in need of grace […]