Pastor James Amos

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Resurrection becomes part of August Gate Church

February 26, 2018 | by: James Amos |0 Comments

The following public announcement was first made on March 28, 2017, via Facebook.------------It’s announcement time. It’s my joy to be able to publicly announce today that the Lord Jesus has now officially and spiritually merged The Resurrection into August Gate Church. And for this, we celebrate, thankful for all God has done, and will yet accomplish. Since moving to Granite City, Illinois and planting The Resurrection officia... Keep Reading

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"August Gate"?

January 8, 2017 | by: James Amos |0 Comments

  Over the fall of 2016, the Lord has shown the leadership of The Resurrection and August Gate Church that we should explore in prayer the possibility of joining forces to reach Granite City.We do not yet know the Lord's final will in this matter.  We are simply seeking his will in prayer, and learning more about one another.  And we know He wants us to explore this possibility.But we are far enough down the road of believing such partnersh... Keep Reading

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In-Home Christmas Worship

December 18, 2016 | by: James Amos |0 Comments

Have Joy, Christian! This life is short.Eternity is endless.And there are countless reasons, in Christ, to have hopeand look at the light in stead of the darkness today. How good has it been for us that He came the First time (think baby Jesus)?So how good will it be when he comes the Second? Worship God today in your home.You need Him.You have Him.Forever. YouTube Links (Sing Out Loud)1. O Come All Ye Faithful2. Come Thou Long Expected Jesus Matthew ... Keep Reading

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Worship Leader Preparation: A How-To Guide

October 15, 2015 | by: James Amos |0 Comments

(Step 0 - Bible.) Step 1 - Find the Human NEED. Step 2 - Find the GRACE for that need. Step 3 - TAKE THAT GRACE, yourself.  Right now. Step 4 - Thoughtfully WORSHIP GOD, yourself, based on 1-3. Step 5 - INVITE YOUR PEOPLE to do steps 1-4, together.  In the service.   Here are some things I've been learning about preparing to lead worship. We use this process, here at the Resurrection.   (Prerequisite:  Choose a BIBLE Passa... Keep Reading

Posted in: Worship |Tags: Grace, Leadership, Worship