Dr. Jerry Nelson (For a fuller treatment of Psalms 42 and 43 please see “sermons” at www.soundliving.org) Before thinking about the source and means of hope, let’s think about what Christian hope is and is not. First of all what … Continue reading →

Applause in Worship

Dr. Jerry Nelson I remember the first time I heard a worship leader invite worshippers to “Give God a hand!”  The congregation erupted in enthusiastic applause. Both the instruction and the response caused me discomfort but as I reflected on … Continue reading →