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Posts by Jason Elwell

  • Divine Encounters

    Divine Encounters

    Do you remember when you decided to follow Jesus? For some of us, that was 70 years ago. For others, it might have been just a few months ago. For me, it was Spring Break of 1987.

  • Pentecost and Stranger Things

    Pentecost and Stranger Things

    If you’ve paid any attention to the outside world lately, you’d know that season 4 of “Stranger Things” dropped last week. “Stranger Things” is a science fiction series set in the 1980s and comes equipped with the typical rebellious kids wrestling with scholastic melodrama and, of course—monsters from another dimension.

  • The Church Exists for Worship

    The Church Exists for Worship

    “I believe the local church exists to do corporately what each Christian believer should be doing individually—and that is worship God. It is to show forth the excellencies of Him who has called us out of darkness into His marvelous light. It is to reflect the glories of Christ ever shining upon us through the ministries of the Holy Spirit.”

  • A Vision For Worship

    A Vision For Worship

    I grew up nearby in Carrollton, as a part of the Assemblies of God Church, which is a branch of the Pentecostal tradition. After college, I decided to pursue music instead of going into fulltime ministry.

  • A Pentecost Primer
    Faith & Belief

    A Pentecost Primer

    Pentecost Sunday is a celebration of the birth of the Church, made up of people from many different nations the world over.

  • Passing the Peace

    Passing the Peace

    Everyone remembers his or her first kiss. For some it was smooth and flawless, but for most of us it was extremely awkward.