Phil Laeger’s New EP

I’ve got great news! Phil Laeger has just released a new EP called: Pride & Glory, Truth & Beauty. It’s available for FREE download on the following,,, (or you can click the banner above).

Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming

Yesterday I mentioned Sufjan Stevens’ Christmas EP’s (see below). I have been profoundly touched by his rendition of Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming, even on the verge of openly weeping in the Caribou Coffee that I am even now working at. Shame on me for playing this song all those years on Kettles and […]

In Touch With Jesus

Sugarcoated, MTV-style youth ministry is so over. Bible-based worship is packing teens in pews nowBy Sonja Steptoe / Bellflower Posted Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006 Sometimes a scavenger hunt is just a scavenger hunt. That’s all it is at many churches, where the frenzied chase to collect trinkets and complete silly tasks is a perennial activity […]

Dodgeball Outreach in Elgin

The Elgin Corps has launched a new youth outreach ministry: Dodgeball. Every Wednesday night 50 plus youth come to their corps’ gym to play Dodgeball for a couple of hours. At the end of the night they give a short devotional, pray with the youth and slowly build relationships that focus on bringing youth into […]

The new and improved Singing Company website is now up. If you want to listen and buy the album, buy t-shirts, download sheet music or hear the upcoming Christmas EP (comes out around Thanksgiving), this is the place. Speaking of the Christmas EP—called The Singing Company Christmas Musical—we recorded over the weekend. The album […]

A Push

Hey, I have never done this before. I’m preparing for the DeKalb Prayer & Praise Night and I believe that God is going to do something amazing tonight. I just wanted to give you a push. If you are discouraged in your faith. If you have given up your faith. If you feel alone or […]