Anna Ruth Johnson

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Music for Sunday 11/18/12

These sufferings, this passing tide Under Your wings I will abide, And every enemy shall flee. You are my hope and victory. Those words are from the choir’s song for this week, Praise the Father, Praise the Son, and set the theme for our service: that we can praise God under any circumstances or sufferings.  …

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Praising God in the midst of trials

Life is hard, there is not anyone I know who would dispute that. It is easy to sing our praises to God when things are going well, but how do we still sing praises to God in the midst of the trials of life? How do we sing praises to our heavenly Father when we …

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Wildfire Weekend

The 2013 Wildfire Weekend men’s conference featuring Tim Tebow will be March 8-9 at Liberty University.  Find out more at wildfireweekend.com.

Music for Sunday 11/11/12

Worthy of Worship will set the theme for our service this week: Worthy of worship, worthy of praise, Worthy of honor and glory; Worthy of all the glad songs we can sing, Worthy of all of the offerings we bring. You are worthy, Father, Creator. You are worthy, Savior, Sustainer. You are worthy, worthy and …

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Praising God

This week in our worship service we shift our focus to our praise of God. There are so many ways we can praise God. Really we can praise Him in any circumstance of life. Now I understand that in the most difficult times of life that becomes more challenging, but it can happen. There are …

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Music for Sunday 11/4/12

This Sunday, two songs with the same theme will serve as “bookends” for our service: Create in Me a Clean Heart at the beginning and Change My Heart, O God at the end.  First, I’ll be using an arrangement of Create in Me a Clean Heart for the prelude.  If you’re not familiar with this …

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Revive Us Oh Lord!!

This Sunday in our message we will consider our need for revival. As we look at a familiar passage of scripture, 2 Chronicles 7.14, we will seek to answer the question: can we experience spiritual revival. And if the answer is yes we can, which I believe it is, the question then becomes how do …

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Music for Sunday 10/28/12

The choir is singing another Getty/Townend hymn this week, By Faith.  Take a minute to read our scripture for this week, Ephesians 1:15-23, and then read these words: By faith we see the hand of God In the light of creation’s grand design, In the lives of those who prove His faithfulness, Who walk by faith …

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A Word of Encouragement

This week will be the final message in our short series on being “Gifted for Service”. I want to do something not specifically about serving and yet at the same it is. I want to give you a word of encouragement this week. A word about our faith and what that means, a word about …

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Music for Sunday 10/21/12

Teach me the mission appointed for me, what is my labor and where it shall be.  That’s the theme for our music this week: opening ourselves to God’s guidance and being willing to follow Him in using the gifts He has given us. Master, Thou callest, I gladly obey; only direct me, and I’ll find …

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