It’s Monday and Here’s a Little BIG Announcement To Brighten Your Day!

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Mondays can be very boring. For many of us we are back to work, tired from a weekend of ministry or just plain tired of weird weather (It’s supposed to snow today in Toronto!). So here’s some great news to brighten up your Monday: Priscilla and I are expecting our first child! There are so many things I want to …

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Mull Over Mondays – Playing with a Junior Worship Team

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Yesterday was Sunday – typically the busiest day for any WorshipDrummer. I was playing at my church with a junior worship team, which consisted of a mix of children ranging from 7-12yrs old. I knew coming into this that it would be very different than playing with adults or top-notch musicians. Knowing that God is pleased with any worship that …

Mull Over Mondays

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Last Monday was a Canadian holiday,  Victoria Day,  and I didn’t post for Mull Over Mondays (please forgive me) Today is Memorial Day for all of my friends just South of us, in the beautiful USA. What do you do to make your day special? Our Church had Teen Challenge come with their Men’s Choir to minister. We were blessed …

Mull Over Mondays – Dog Poop and Stuff!

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Earlier today I tweeted that I didn’t feel like blogging. For no particular reason at all, I had a really rough night with little sleep. I was up at 3:30am and never really made it back to sleep. As much as I love Mull Over Mondays and hearing how your week went, I just didn’t feel like writing this post. …

Mull Over Mondays

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Last week we launched a new series featuring Pro WorshipDrummers. Tomorrow we’ll hear from Paul Baloche’s drummer, Carl Albrecht.  Be sure the check it out! We successfully handled our first blog giveaway for the Tempo iPhone App. Winners, let us know how you’re liking it. Yesterday (Sunday) was Mother’s Day. To be honest, it’s never really been the same for …

Mull Over Mondays

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I am still trying to catch up after being away for the weekend. I played drums at a Student Conference put on by Transform Canada and got to play with an amazing guy. The conference main sessions were held in a gym. Here are some thoughts on that. We announced the winners for our Tempo iPhone App Giveaway. Make sure …

Mull Over Mondays

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For many of us, Easter weekend serves as a real reminder of what Christ has done on the cross. Churches are usually packed, extra services are sometimes added while cantatas, plays, and productions are now common to see. With all that comes the pressure to perform, the commitment of extra time, and the stress of pulling it all off flawlessly. …

Mull Over Mondays – Finding Time

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Last Monday I shared about what we’ve done in our first month. It’s been a pretty busy few weeks. I know that there haven’t been many posts on WorshipDrummer.ca, and I apologize for being a little quiet. So what’s been eating my time? Life and ministry. It’s a busy season leading up to Easter weekend and our youth ministry just …