Those Days Are Good

June 22, 2008 at 12:05 pm 3 comments

Preparing for worship today, everyon was just in a light-hearted mood.  It’s usually pretty intense getting it all pulled together, so it’s cool when you have those weeks when you can just laugh and enjoy it sometimes.  Yeah, we had some issues, broken strings, missed notes, and missing CDs…but we just had the best time getting there.  I love days like that where it just seems God blesses everyone with grace and we can laugh through it.  And…we’re all glad Brian chose not to talk about sex today in worship.  Sort of. 


Entry filed under: Everyday.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Misty  |  June 22, 2008 at 3:32 pm

    I DID think I saw some people perk up a little when he mentioned Song of Songs 🙂

  • 2. Melissa H.  |  June 22, 2008 at 10:25 pm

    Amen sister! I was holding my breath when Brian started talking about Song of Songs! But didn’t we have a good time this morning? So much fun!

  • 3. Kim  |  June 23, 2008 at 10:15 am

    Good times, good times!!!! I don’t know about the rest of you but I got lots of positive feedback about the new song we introduced. A big high five to you all!!!

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