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When I use the word worship I mean something different than we often think of in church circles. I’m not talking about an emotional feeling generated by singing to God. As great as those moments are, worship is far more deep and profound than just that experience. It’s a conscious surrender of our lives to God, and it is a key to a growing relationship with God that shapes us in lasting and unexpected ways.

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Thanks to the generosity of the group of Churches that I work with (FEB Pacific) I was able to attend the Multiply Conference in Vancouver over the last 2 days.  (The bonus was that 2 of my daughters live in Vancouver so I got to hang out with them for a while last night.) It was a great conference, well done, with excellent speakers and materials. Lots of good solid input for me to think about, reflect upon, and hopefully help our church to apply.  The whole focus is on helping churches multiply disciples of Jesus. But these types of conferences always bring up a tension in me, a tension between “doing” and “being”. I’ll try to explain.

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