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Five New Songs

In today’s world, it can be all too easy to put things on the same level as God. Pop culture always pushes for more applause, ordinary people fight for a spot on man-made pedestals, and even our most trusted leaders can take up too much space in...

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Grace Upon Grace

There is an ebb and flow to ministry life. We can quickly go from weeks that are jam packed with meetings and multiple events, to the regular rhythm of planning and preparing for weekend services. And while the pace of ministry can sometimes be...

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Song Story: Love Endures

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.Psalm 118:1

Love Endures is one of the first songs from the album that we started singing with our church family. It quickly became a favorite—one...

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Song Story: Great God

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise tothe rock of our salvation!Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great...

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Song Story: Above

“So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.”

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Lead with a Yes

No one likes to hear the word no. It is one of the quickest ways to close a door on an idea, a relationship, or a possible partnership in ministry. A quick no can squash enthusiasm, plant a seed of resentment, or make a person feel devalued. The...

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It Starts With Love

At Saddleback Church, people are the heartbeat of our ministry teams. We value volunteers and believe every member is a minister. We also believe great things come out of the overflow of a healthy staff team and that health begins with love. Love...

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Better Together

It’s the weekend! That means it’s go time for our team. It’s almost time to open the doors of our church to our communities. It’s time to take care of last minute preparations. It’s time to get excited about worshiping our maker. It’s...

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TEAM NIGHT

Our October 2015 Team Night is in the books and we are all grateful and soaring! We watched God do something sweet with our team that we will remember for a long time. There on the Lake Forest patio, under the stars, with hundreds of our...

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