Pamela Haddix

The Unswerving Call to be a Worshiping Church ~ 8 Insights from Psalm 95

By on July 12, 2016

Did you know the Bible has far more examples of personal worship than it does of worshiping together as a body of believers? Yet, there’s an unswerving call for us to come together to worship God. This past week found

11 Ways God Works in Response to Our Worship: #8, 9, 10, & 11 – Encouragement, Unity, Evangelism, & Help in Battle

By on July 5, 2016

There are several reasons I’m so passionate about helping people understand biblical worship. And one of them is because it’s vitally important to a healthy, impactful church to get worship right! My first seven points showing how God works in

11 Ways God Works in Response to Our Worship: #5, 6, & 7 – Guidance, Supplication, & Desire for Heaven

By on June 28, 2016

If you’ve been following this series, so far we’ve learned how God works in response to our worship by 1) the experience of His presence, 2) a change of perspective, 3) conviction of sin, and 4) spiritual transformation. Today I’m

11 Ways God Works in Response to Our Worship: #4 Spiritual Transformation

By on June 21, 2016

What do you picture is going on when you worship? Do you picture yourself in intimate communion with the very heart of God – a basking in His presence? Of course, He’s always right here. But true worship is the

11 Ways God Works in Response to Our Worship: #3 Conviction of sin

By on June 14, 2016

Ok, this isn’t one of the warm and fuzzy topics to talk about in regards to worship. But it’s necessary for moving forward – for achieving the greater intimacies at the foot of His throne. So stick with me! Anytime

11 Ways God Works in Response to Our Worship: #2 Changed Perspective

By on June 7, 2016

Have you read my worship story? If you have, you know that my initial compulsion to go digging in the Bible about worship was a dramatic change in perspective I gained during a time of extended worship. You see, it

11 Ways God Works in Response to Our Worship: #1 His Presence

By on May 31, 2016

The worshiper who strives to live a life that truly glorifies and honors God will uncover an inexhaustible resource of power and purpose that God reserves for His true worshipers. “ . . . for those who honor Me I

9 Tips for Shifting into Summer Without Neglecting Your First Love

By on May 24, 2016

Ahhh . . . remember George Gershwin’s song, Summertime? It begins . . . Summertiiiiime, And the livin’ is eeasyyyy Fish are jumpinnnn’ And the cotton is hiiiiigh The melody and chords alone make you want to get out the

Running from the fallacy of passive worship to chase after God

By on May 17, 2016

I don’t think most people go to church on Sunday saying to themselves, I’m just going to passively worship today. I think it mostly happens by default. Am I wrong? I’d really like to know what you think. I’m not saying

A Glimpse Outside the Bubble – Kenya worship!

By on May 9, 2016

We all know it’s good to take the time to look outside the bubbles of our own lives to see what God is doing in other places in the world. And I especially love getting that chance with worship! [This

The Conversation God Longs For

By on May 3, 2016

Are you in an ongoing, nonstop conversation with God? I mean, the kind where you’re attentively listening and quick to reply. I think that’s the idea behind the command to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) – acknowledging God’s presence

Shhhhh . . .

By on April 12, 2016

My heart and mind have been restless this week. Struggling to figure some things out. Conflicted to even know where to begin. Just scattered. So isn’t it just like God to take me back to these powerful verses this morning:

Rejecting the Idols in Your Life – Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

By on April 5, 2016

I’ve learned from personal experience the importance of being prepared to fight distractions from worship and idols clamoring for my worship. And these disturbances come in all shapes, sizes, and personalities, right? That’s because the enemy will do anything to

Grasping the lavish, feet-seeking worship of Mary

By on March 29, 2016

I love finding worshipers in the Bible that we can more easily relate to. People who faced the same choices in life that we still face today – and who made decisions that empowered their worship lives. We only run

The power of bowed-down, battle-bracing worship – King Jehoshaphat

By on March 22, 2016

It doesn’t take a theologian or psychologist to tell me that life is a series of battles – large and small, from within and without. No avoiding it. (Welcome to the party!) So I love that God left us examples

Learning from the grace-fueled worship of Paul

By on March 15, 2016

I love the study of biblical worshipers, because what we learn from them could have huge implications on our lives – if we let them. And the story of Paul and Silas in Acts 16:16-34 is no exception! To quickly