Jeff Lawrence

Spiritual Life

Being Kind by Jeff Lawrence
Spiritual Life

Being Kind

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one. another, as God in Christ forgave you.”  Ephesians 4:32 In a world often marred by division and

jeffglawrence living in an Upside Down World
Spiritual Life

Living in an Upside Down World

Depending on your age and experience, you may occasionally glance at the news, read the headlines, watch the latest updates and wonder – “what in

Jeff Lawrence and father Gaines Lawrence
Leadership

My Dad…A Life Well Lived

My Dad…a life well lived. How do you capture a snapshot of a life well lived? Where do we find the words to explain that

My Worship Leader is a Performer
Church

My Worship Leader is a Performer!

Recently I got a call from a worship pastor friend who was befuddled and discouraged. He was deeply hurt.  He had received a hand-written anonymous

Spiritual Life

4 Marks of True Thanksgiving

Recently I watched a video of a man held captive for years, set free and returned home.  When he got off the plane he fell

Spiritual Life

The Fire that destroys the Soul

These past two weeks have been interesting at our house.  As I have shared with you, the sudden onslaught of a kidney stone during the

Finding God's Will
Spiritual Life

When you think God is sleeping

The devastation from Hurricane Michael is a reminder of just how quickly a storm can turn our world upside down.  The worst of nature can

Spiritual Life

Total Eclipse of the Sun

Routine often dulls us to the majestic and beautiful.  That which we see and enjoy on a daily basis succumbs to the certainty that it/he/she

Church

3 Ways to Revive the Hymns

This year, Concord Worship is doing something we’ve never done before. We’re bringing back some old but familiar friends. Familiar to many who grew up

Daily Thoughts

Bankrupt Revival

In a sea of change and a season of political headliners, most of us are legitimately concerned about our country and where our culture is

Daily Thoughts

You Need a Renovation?

Recently, while trying to be a good husband, I’ve watched (endured) an HGTV show with Lisa called Fixer Upper.  Lisa loves the show and really

Parenting

Control Freaks

A couple of weeks ago I put an amazing article of technology on Jake’s jeep.  To his great dismay, wailing and gnashing of teeth –

Church

THE NEW PASSOVER

  ery soon we will enter the week of passover observance. And so it was on the eve of the cross Jesus gathered with His

What in the world is going on?

In the late 1930’s and early 1940’s as war was breaking out in Europe, there were many American’s who desired to remain neutral.  Although concerned

Prophets and Storm Chasers

Recently I’ve been watching the mega snow catastrophe in Atlanta.  No one saw it coming.  No one that is, except the National Weather Service, which

Rethinking Christmas

It’s easy for us to enter the Christmas season and go on autopilot.  The holiday season is so driven by traditions (which are not a

Church

Worship – Saying the Hard Things

Over the past year I’ve had a growing chorus of conversations with worship pastors, senior pastors, church staff and lay leaders regarding a troubling trend

Rethinking Worship

As the parent of a savvy brand new teenager – I have come, quite by accident, to the knowledge that my understanding of words is

Never Alone

Suppose you were to sit back and recall your most meaningful worship experiences.  Where would it be?  With whom would it be?  How did it

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