Tag: love


I Your Maker

Blaise Pascal, the 17th century philosopher and math whiz, famously wrote: “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” To Pascal’s statement, I’d add that many of my heart’s problems stem from my inability to sit quietly before my Creator.

So, as an experiment, at the end of my day, I tried it. On the back deck, below a dark sky flecked with stars, I stood in the silence and waited. From somewhere down the road, a dog’s bark echoed. A motorbike revved by. The moon, a gold whole note, hung its mute music.

And in the midst of the cold night’s soundscape, a small but steady voice hummed through to me:

I made all this.

And I’m your Maker.

That voice—quiet, sure, unmistakably His—came like a spark to light the wick of my worship. What surged in me was an urgent need to say, “Lord, thank you”—to tip my face to the sky, that thin veil between here and eternity, and lift an overflowing heart to Him, a heart suddenly aware again of His sovereignty, His power, and His supreme love.

Let our worship be a response to God’s voice, to His love. Before the clamour of our words, His word. Before our shouts, His still, small voice. Before our litany of prayers, pleas and petitions, His generous grace that gives us room to rest. Before the song, His presence, and because of His presence, the song.

-Carla Funk


Humility Is Everything

God is so good.

I look at the ways He’s blessed me and I’m overwhelmed.

I can reflect on the beautiful gifts he’s given me as a husband,


worship leader



and I see His love.

I can also reflect on the amazing journey of Worship Victoria, and feel awe for the gifts we’ve been given as a team. Who would have thought that something that started so humbly would morph into a movement that continues to grow and impact this region?


When people are given gifts or talent, often pride will creep in, and the credit God would have gotten for those gifts is stolen. Thoughts like, “Look at what we’ve done,” or “We’ve earned this.”  Oh how those thoughts of pride must scrape at the heart of God…for He is the rightful owner of all praise. One of the unique aspects of Worship Victoria (#WoVic) is how it’s made up of people that all have the ability to be prideful, but have done all they can to beat that pride down.

It’s remarkable and encouraging to see people let go of pride because they love God, love unity and love each other. To be children that refuse to be prideful over gifts and successes, and instead seek to be thankful for all we receive from our generous Father.

As the Worship Victoria Weekend approaches and we begin to anticipate all that God might do and our challenge remains the same.

– Fraser Campbell (Worship Leader at New Life Community Fellowship)

If you would like to receive these posts by email, sign up here.