Worship Involves Connection

“Come near to God and God will come near to you,” James 4:8a In addition to worshiping God because God is worthy, worship is about connection! Worship allows humanity a sacred space to connect with God. How amazing is it that the God of the universe wants...

Worship Involves Surrender

Worship involves the surrendering of our lives to God! True worship is based on a desire to honor God. It requires a personal revelation of God as found in scripture. “I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a...
Knocking

Knocking

I have a sign on our front door that says, “Shhhh! Baby sleeping and crazy dog! Please do not ring or knock! Family and friends may call or text. Kindly leave packages at the door.” However, many people don’t see the sign until after they’ve...

Ears to Hear

We are so excited to have you LISTENING to JoyWorship! We pray that you are ushered into the presence of God by hearing JoyWorship. In the book of Revelation, we read Jesus’ seven letters to seven churches. At the end of each letter he says this, “He who...

The Wait

The best part of my day is when my husband comes home. When I’m home all day with our 3 boys we are all excited for Daddy to walk through the door at approximately 5:30. When the boys hear the garage door open the come running to the mud room shouting, “Daddy’s home”...

Inside Out

Everyone has done it. It happened to me yesterday. You are going about your day, minding your own business and you inadvertently knock over a glass! Don’t you hate that? Not only is it embarrassing, but it makes a huge mess! Everything that was inside the glass spills...