Happy New Year! I hope you all had a meaningful and peaceful Christmas holiday. Ours was mostly meaningful, mostly peaceful, mostly fun and mostly restful. Restful, except for the part where we moved 11 days before Christmas day. But even that, although a bit scattered and hectic, would be a stretch to be seen as…Read More
This Is Our God
Hey, friends. I hope you’re having a stellar December. We are a little crazy at the Cottrell house. Crazier than normal, that is. I just finished my last weekend away of the year this past weekend (see the last post ). Our church’s Christmas program is this weekend (more on that in a minute). AND we…Read More
Here’s our last LPL event recap for the year. What an amazing way to go out in 2011, Pensacola! It has been one of my favorite LPL years ever. These places left indelible marks on my spiritual journey…Tacoma, WA / Fresno, CA / Little Rock, AR / Minneapolis, MN / Lincoln, NE / Charlotte, NC…Read More
It's Gonna Be A Sunshine Day
Hey, there! Do you know that our last Living Proof Live of the year is next weekend, December 2-3, 2011 in Pensacola, FL? How about let’s all meet there for one last hurrah in 2011? Click here for more info. Anybody need a sunshine day? Come to Florida! Anybody coming?Read More
Plasma or LED?
I posed that very question on twitter yesterday. We are getting ready to buy a new tv for our house. It’s been a long time…we have never been very tech-saavy with all the latest gadgets. We don’t even have cable, so a super-nice souped-up tv has never been on the agenda. But now it’s time…Read More
Go West, Middle-Aged Man
So, we’re not actually going to the west. But we are going west of here. So I guess that’s westish. The band and I have concerts this weekend – Friday night in Cape Girardeau, MO; Saturday night in Booneville, AR, and Sunday night in Hot Springs, AR. It’s our first tour weekend in a while,…Read More
Living Proof Live Casper
(sing this with me:) Encouragement. Give It, Get It (clap clap clap clap) Deep In The Heart of Texas.
Get it? Get it? hahaha Ben and I will be at FBC Dallas this weekend, leading a women’s conference: Encouragement: Give It, Get It. For more information, visit their website. We’d love to see you there if you’re close by. Also on the agenda for the weekend: Pappasito’s for every meal. Thank you, and goodbye.Read More
The Stars Didn't Burn Down. But We Had Fun.
Almost a month ago, my CD When The Stars Burn Down released. I took my church choir’s scheduled fall concert and used the music from the new project for a night of worship and thanksgiving. People, it was a fun time. My heart is still full from the fellowship I felt with the Lord, together…Read More
We Need a Nerd. A Cool One.
We are looking for a new team member for our media and worship ministry here at EBC. Someone who is passionate about sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through media and worship. The job title is Director of Creative Media. The primary function of the job is to tell the story of God in creative ways…Read More