The Village Blog

Gear 101 - Electric Guitars/Amps/Pedal Boards

Author: Jeff CappsCategory: Worship & Music

We’ve got a lot of great guitar players who serve and that share the stage with us weekly. Here is a list of some of the gear that they use collectively. ELECTRIC GUITARS. Fender American Deluxe Telecaster, Fender Japanese Telecaster 60s reissue, Gibson ES-335, Fender Telecaster Plus. AMPS. Bad Cat Cub II-(Head made by Branham Amps), Branham Amp 15watt hand wired Combo, Fender Blues JR, Dr. Z ...

Oceans

Author: Mallery YenCategory: Parenting

After seeing Earth, the Disneynature movie, last year I was eagerly awaiting Oceans. As much as I loved watching Earth, I couldn’t wait to see my favorite water animal on the big screen….jellyfish. I got to go with some friends this past weekend, and if I can be honest, I left a little disappointed. I cannot put my finger on it, but it wasn’t as easy to follow as Earth had been. Oceans ...

What Do You Say When You Lead Worship

Author: John WarrenCategory: Worship & Music

I think it’s easy as a worship leader to think that your job consists of simply singing songs and not saying anything distracting. I have found Bob Kauflin an incredible resource in breaking down this stereotype, and he has a wonderful three-part series which I have linked below on this issue. http://www.worshipmatters.com/2010/03/24/what-do-you-say-when-you-lead-worship-part-1/

To Be Known

Author: Peter ScottCategory: Parenting

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help ...

Pastoring at Home

Author: Matt McCauleyCategory: Parenting

Parents! I wanted to follow up last week’s blog with some very practical ways to make regular Bible study and prayer a common occurrence in your home. The following three links are gems and will help you as your pastor your children. Praying for you as you do.

The Faith of our First Father

Author: Geoff AshleyCategory: Theology

“You do well to wish to learn our arts and ways of life, and above all, the religion of Jesus Christ. These will make you a greater and happier people than you are.” – George Washington. While our country was certainly founded upon religious principles, it is not exactly certain which religion(s) that may have been.

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