Week 5 Chronicles: Classics Sunday

Week 5 Chronicles is an occasional series on experiments in worship format whenever there is a fifth Sunday in a month. Psalm 145:4 says: One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts. I have been leading worship for over 20 years. In that time, I have seen the landscape of […]

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Worship Sunday 2016

Worship, even at its most subliminal, is at the core of Christian discipleship and the purpose of the church. It must be because worship is about giving God utmost priority. Tozer once said: Worship of the loving God is man’s whole reason for existence. That is why we are born and that is why we […]

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Beyond Production?

I’ve been reflecting recently. It’s been over a year now since Dave Wong and I took over the leadership of the worship ministry at Faith Community Church and it’s been an amazing journey so far. We’ve enjoyed building relationships, casting vision and seeing the ministry become more cohesive. For me, one of the greatest achievements […]

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Worship Sunday 2014

I really love the direction that Faith Community Church has been heading in as Ps Benny has been leading us into the intentional disciplemaking blueprint. What I love about it is that we are culture-setting in a way which affects our own values and at the same time, seeing some visible changes in the way […]

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Young People are the Present

Last night at the Festival of Light conference, Shirley Brownhill (director of YWAM Perth) was speaking about the role of youth in God’s restoration plan. She shared this amazing thought: that our young people are not just our future, they are both our present and our future! Indeed, God has always used young people for His […]

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New Song: Open Up Our Eyes

Dave Wong, one of the worship leaders at Faith Community Church, recently introduced this song to me. One of the things I’ve found in recent times is that a lot of songs coming out of the modern worship movement is becoming more and more difficult to sing. The melodies are more unwieldy and the lyrics […]

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Worshipping in the Dark

We got to church this morning at about 6.30 am to begin setting up as we weren’t able to rehearse in the auditorium yesterday. About 20 minutes into the set-up, it went completely dark except for a couple of dim emergency lights. The power had cut out. Maybe this was a temporary thing. Someone must […]

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