Posts with the tag “worship”

An Ancient Response
October 2nd, 2020
In busier seasons I often return to the Psalms for my scripture reading. I find that the insights flow more freely. Their ripe revelations are easier to digest when I don’t have much space in my mind....  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Heart of Worship
September 30th, 2020
When the country first shut down back in March, many things were thrown into a screeching halt. Seemingly everything we knew to be normal about routine and life suddenly became rattled. I found myself...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Splendor of His Holiness
September 28th, 2020
There is a deeply personal surrender that we are called to live out in response to our God’s holiness. He is worthy of our worship. Worship refers to the personal posture of our spirit before God. We ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Come Into His Presence
September 18th, 2020
This week, we are harkening back to our past. The blogs this week have been written by past directors who are a part of Wesley’s rich history partnering with God.  Even now, we have opportunity to ste...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Genuine Expression of Worship
April 9th, 2020
“Then Jesus led them to Bethany, and lifting his hands to heaven, he blessed them. While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven. So they worshiped him and then returned to Jerus...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Black History Interview Series | Mariah Taylor
March 1st, 2020
Mariah TaylorMariah Taylor is a senior studying anthropology with pre-med intent, minoring in biology, and earning certificates in African Studies and Health Disparities. She is a student leader on We...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Black History Interview Series | Mariah Foote
February 27th, 2020
Mariah FooteMariah Foote is a Junior at UGA in the Double Dawgs program for HDFS and Nonprofit Leadership and Management. She serves on the Wesley Diversity Outreach team and is a vital voice of love ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
He Speaks
February 9th, 2020
I learned I could hear the voice of God my freshmen year when God healed me of my depression. Great testimony of God but I think what has followed afterward speaks more to the character of God and how...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Love of a Father
January 23rd, 2020
In the story of the Prodigal, Jesus presents an illustration of God the Father's love. If you haven't read it or don't know the story, this post (and the next three that follow it) probably won't make...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Everyday
November 7th, 2019
To know Jesus every day we have to consistently remind ourselves of the big picture. That it was always God’s plan for us to know Him and that He WANTS us to know Him. That He’s not hiding Himself fro...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Worship
July 12th, 2019
Worship is at the heart of my relationship with God. I know it is a pivotal point in many people’s, but for me, if I don’t posture my heart toward God in worship, I’m not in a good place. Worship has ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Intimacy.
June 22nd, 2019
Meditate on His word."Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. 'I am the vine, you are the branches....  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Survival Guide
June 14th, 2019
Summer is a special time. It’s my favorite season and it holds a special place in my heart. There’s a freedom and playfulness that doesn’t seem to be there in other seasons. The days are longer and I ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Resolutions: Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
December 28th, 2018
Over the last couple weeks, I’ve had the hymn "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus" stuck in my head. If you’ve never heard it, go give it a listen – it’s by far one of my favorites. But one part in particular ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Let All the Earth Rejoice
December 17th, 2018
The Bible is a history book (and so many other things) about God's relationship with His people. It's a story of a Father, Friend, and Lover longing to reestablish connection with His beloved. When I ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Belt of Truth
October 11th, 2018
When I think about what it looks like to send people into battle, I envision really strong, really prepared men.  I imagine them clothed in the most magnificent armor and equipped with the sharpest sw...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Significance of Worship
October 2nd, 2018
As we enter the fourth week of the series Ups & Downs, we have talked about trust, obedience, and following God even when it is hard. Another topic that is very important even in the pruning and harve...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Worship Feature
December 5th, 2016
It’s 8:05 in the top floor of the Tate Center. Hundreds of students are filing through the door to find seats for the service. The front of house has dimmed the lights and is playing Beyoncé on the ma...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Prayer Rooms
October 3rd, 2016
Ever been in the prayer chapel when your peaceful moment of solitude was completely interrupted by a loud horde of people taking over what moments ago felt like your secret place? If you’re anything l...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Summer Survival Guide Week 7: Worship Outlaid
June 27th, 2016
When the world seems like it’s collapsing in on you, everything keeps going wrong, you can’t seem to take another step, and you’re filled with crippling self-doubt and fear, where do you turn? Snow Wh...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 11: The Secret of Violence
June 8th, 2016
Whenever I get to a particularly rough or apathetic patch with the Lord, my prayers are usually occupied by one resounding phrase: “Ugh, why.”In those moments (or in any moment really), it’s so easy t...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Secrets of the Secret Place Chapter 3: The Secret of Listening
May 21st, 2016
Before we dive into Chapter 3, I want to thank God so, so much that we get to be in His presence. Think about it. The Lord–who split the Red Sea, who put a big, red superstorm on Jupiter and the most ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy