Author Archive: joseph80

Calm in the Storm

“And leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him. And a great windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking into the boat, so that the boat was already filling. But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion. And they woke […]

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Communication & Marketing

These are some of different methods I’ve created/designed for communicating within our ministry AND for promoting events outside in the community. Click each of the pictures to download a PDF file of samples…   Communications: They are woven into everything we do, but we re-visit our Core Values once a year to remind us of […]

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Prayer & Worship Leading… Why it Matters

“God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.”  John Wesley   Question: Everything rises and falls on what? ____________   As a student of leadership, John Maxwell’s famous intonation that “everything rises and falls on leadership” is burned into my mind, however, as I have grown my answer to the question above has changed.   […]

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UPDATE – Choir Specials

This first two clips are from our Worship Choir and Band here at Old River Baptist Church in Mont Belvieu, TX! We’re re-building this group and moving toward live accompaniment on most of our specials. The horn section is also a new addition! This first song is from May 10, 2015. “Follow Me There” by […]

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UPDATED! Worship Services

These are some recent samples of my worship leading here at Old River Baptist Church. The first service was from Sunday, August 23, 2015. The worship set was: Never Gonna Let Me Go – Kristian Stanfill Better Than Life – Travis Cottrell Holy, Holy, Holy (Savior King) – Gateway Worship Break Every Chain – Jesus […]

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Night of Worship 2012

The past few years we’ve had the opportunity to team up with some fellow Music Ministries to host a Community Night of Worship. Below are some clips of this past year’s event… This is Chris Tomlin’s “Our God.” One of our congregational songs for the night… [box] [/box]   This clip is Travis Cottrell’s “Jesus […]

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Welcome!!!

These are the various notes that make up the journey of our life & ministry as a family. It may sound strange but there existed a lot of hesitancy about launching such a site as this. Should a pastor even a have his own website? Should it bear his name and increase the chances claiming […]

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