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Becoming Invisible

“He Must Increase, But I Must Decrease” – John 3:30

My favourite worship leader is Matt Maher.  Among the many reasons why (in no particular order):  he’s a brilliant musician, he’s an intelligent writer and storyteller, he has a profound understanding of church, he’s a lot of fun to be around, he’s Catholic, he’s Canadian, he’s been a long-time friend to both the Archdiocese of Vancouver and to me, and we’re the same age.

Among his many endearing and inspiring qualities is his humility.  He always ensures that the worship is about Him and not him.  I’ve seen him leading 18,000 youth in spirited praise only to quietly walk off the stage without fanfare so as to not interrupt the worship.  Matt doesn’t need the adulation…and when he does receive it he is quick to direct it all to God.

Matt literally and figuratively becomes invisible when he leads worship.  And it’s a beautiful thing.

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Spirit Day 2012 Promo Video: “Almighty”

Here’s the official promo for Spirit Day 2012 – the largest annual Catholic youth rally in BC.

Spirit Day is the annual event for grade 7 students of the Archdiocese of Vancouver, presented by the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. It will be held on November 3 and 4 at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium in Surrey.

The theme for this year’s event is “Almighty” – a recognition of God’s power and strength.  For God and with God, all things are possible.

Spirit Day will feature APeX Ministries as the Keynote Speakers, and Josh Blakesley and Band as our music ministers.

Video created by Chris Estrella.

For more info, visit http://www.oyyam.com

Spirit Day 2012 Music Video: “Almighty” by God’s Direction (Parody of One Direction)

Here’s the music video for Spirit Day 2012, themed “Almighty”.

Spirit Day is the annual event for grade 7 students of the Archdiocese of Vancouver, presented by the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. It will be held on November 3 and 4 at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium in Surrey.

The theme for this year’s event is “Almighty” – a recognition of God’s power and strength.  For God and with God, all things are possible.