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Whoever is not against us is for us. - Mark 9:40 (NIV)

A fellow musician and I had just started a contemporary worship service with only two instruments: drums and an acoustic guitar. We did the best we could, but the service struggled with limited instrumentation. In the days that 
followed, a teenage member of our church kept insisting that 
I ask...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to see where you are at work and then to participate wholeheartedly. Amen.

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Mark 9:38-41

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