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Moment Of Celebration-Worship

July 29th, 2014 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment of Celebration reflects on worship from the heart

In Psalm 69:30, David, a man after God’s own heart, said, “I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. This will please the LORD more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs.”

It was common for animal sacrifices to be used under Old Testament law to reveal our need for forgiveness and cleansing from sin. In reality, they were not the real cleansing agent, but they did foreshadow the complete cleansing from sin that we can experience through faith in Jesus Christ, who was the perfect sacrifice to take away our sins.

David was saying that sincere worship from a thankful heart would mean more to God than the offering of an ox or a bull on the altar.

Hebrews 10:22 invites us to draw near to God with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith. God has given us music as an instrument to lift up the name of Jesus with words that overflow from our heart.

Worshipping God with a sincere heart is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

Moment Of Celebration-Encouragement

July 28th, 2014 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment Of Celebration reflects on the encouragement of a friend.

It happened in the book of Third John, when the Apostle John wrote to a follower of Jesus named Gaius

He said to his dear friend in verse 3, “It gave me great joy to have some brothers come and tell about your faithfulness to the truth and how you continue to walk in the truth. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.”

We all benefit by this kind of encouragement. If we see someone who is demonstrating their love for God in the way they live, that is a good opportunity to express how we see God at work in them. John noted the good report he was hearing of the faithful witness of Gaius. This report was giving John matchless joy. His words of encouragement in Third John are examples for us to build others up in the faith, so that they will continue to walk in the truth of the Gospel

The encouragement of a friend is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

Some Sort Of Rock Show

July 27th, 2014 2 comments

 

Here is your Some Sort of Rock Show playlist for July 27th.  You can also follow along at our Facebook page

Hour 1

Radical – Disciple

Heartbeat – Sumerlin

Deep Down – Scientist

Here For A Reason – Ashes Remain

Broken Man – Rhett Walker Band

I Am – Crowder

Proof Of Life – Scott Stapp

Disconnected – VERIDIA

Disappear (feat. Stephen Christian) – Number One Gun

Easy Way Out – Southbound Fearing

Nuthin – Lecrae

Edge Of My Life – Manafest

Into Your Veins – Five Iron Frenzy

Far Far Away – Five Iron Frenzy

Commodity – Remedy Drive

Cut And Move – Day of Fire

Hour 2

Never Back Down – Nine Lashes

Pain Killer – The Letter Black

Gods & Kings – Finding Iris

When We All Come Alive – Switchfoot

Pressing On – Relient K

Saved My Soul – The Museum

The One I’m Running To – 7eventh Time Down

Run and Escape – RED

Rise – Skillet

Here Waiting – Abandon

Feet, Don’t Fail Me Now – Needtobreathe

Wasteland – Needtobreathe

You Can’t Stop Me – Andy Mineo

Glow – The Digital Age

Hearing Voices – Anberlin

 

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Praise&Worship Playlist (7/27)

July 27th, 2014 No comments

Today’s edition of the Praise & Worship Show begins with an energetic kick-off…and will keep you singing all morning!  Check out this lineup of songs that make you want to open your heart and worship.

Kristi Leigh – WJTL DJ
Kristi@WJTL.com

6AM
God Is Smiling Delirious Kingdom Of Comfort 2008
Fall On Your Knees David Crowder Band Give Us Rest-A Requiem Mass in C (The Happiest of All Keys) 2012
Jesus Paid It All Kristian Stanfill Passion: Everything Glorious 2006
Made New Lincoln Brewster Oxygen 2014
Death of Death Charlie Hall Band The Death of Death 2013
Wake Hillsong Young & Free We Are Young & Free 2014
Furious (feat. Jeremy Riddle) Bethel Live Be Lifted High 2011
This Is Amazing Grace Phil Wickham The Ascension 2013
Forever And A Day Anthony Skinner Forever And A Day 2004
Cornerstone (My Hope Is Built) Hillsong Live Cornerstone EP 2013
Sing Along Christy Nockels Into The Glorious 2012
Revelation Song (feat. Kari Jobe) Gateway Worship Cover The Earth 2006
High Places Brian Campbell Hearts Wake To The Giver Of Life 2013
Unto The King Darrell Evans Awesome God Is He 2013
7AM
Holy Spirit Bryan & Katie Torwalt Here On Earth 2011
How Great Is Our God Chris Tomlin Passion: How Great Is Our God 2005
Sing To The King Candi Pearson Passion: Sacred Revolution 2003
Here I Am To Worship (feat. Martin Smith of Delirious Tim Hughes Happy Day 2009
After All (Holy) David Crowder Band Give Us Rest-A Requiem Mass In C (The Happiest of All The Keys) 2012
The Potters Hand Darlene Zschech WOW Worship Red 2005
10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) Matt Redman 10,000 Reasons 2012
He Loved Me To the End Heather Land Pouring It Out for You 2011
How He Loves John Mark McMillan The Medicine 2010
One Thirst and Hunger Jeremy Riddle Furious 2011
The Stand Kristian Stanfill Passion: Awakening (Deluxe Edition) 2010
8AM
Famous One Building 429 WOW Worship 2006
Mystery (feat. Passion) Charlie Hall Passion: White Flag 2012
All Because of the Cross Paul Baloche The Same Love 2012
Alabaster Box Julie Meyer Paint Your Picture 2008
Emmanuel Matthew Reed Come and Drink 2011
Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) Hillsong United Zion 2013
Desert Soul Rend Collective Homemade Worship By Handmade People 2012
Hundred Miles Judah & the Lion First Fruits – EP 2012
Before the Throne of God Above Shane & Shane Pages 2007
He Is Yahweh 1000 Generations Turn Off The Lesser Lights EP 2009
More And More Of You (feat. Richie Fike, Jonathan Lee, Jennie Riddle) Worship Mob
Beautiful Phil Wickham Cannons 2007
9AM
My Soul Sings Delirious Kingdom Of Comfort 2008
Indescribable Laura Story Great God Who Saves 2008
The More I Seek You Kari Jobe Deeper (Integrtity Music) 2008
Beautiful Things Gungor Beautiful Things 2010
Holy Matt Gilman Holy 2008
For The Sake Of The World (feat. Brian Johnson) Bethel Live For The Sake Of The World 2012
Awake My Soul (feat. Lecrae) Chris Tomlin Burning Lights 2013
I Have Found Kim Walker Here Is My Song 2008
Always Kristian Stanfill Passion: Here For You 2011
You Never Let Go Matt Redman Beautiful News 2006
Your Love Never Fails Jesus Culture Your Love Never Fails 2008
You Love Me Forever The Merchant Band The World Can Wait 2006

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

July 25th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! July 25, 26 & 27, 2014

5) Lebanon Valley Brethren Home Auction and Chicken Barbecue tonight & tomorrow (Friday, July 25 & Saturday, July 26) beginning at 5pm on Friday and 7am on Saturday in Paylmyra. Car & Tractor Show, Kids Area, Music, Auction and Lisa Landis & Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live tomorrow 9am to noon. More info: LVBH.org

4)8th Annual Summer Fest celebration tomorrow (Saturday, July 26)  from 10am-3:30pm at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard and Farm Market, Ducktown Road., Hellam. Free Admission. Wagon rides, face painting, games, farm photo scavenger hunt, 5 acre Corn Maze, York County Dairy Princesses and  a friendly calf for children to meet as well. More Info: flinchbaughsorchard.com

3) Petra’s Fifth Annual Cruise In Sunday (July 27th) from 1-5pm at Petra Christian Fellowship. Admission is FREE, and all cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. No REGISTRATION is required. Music, door prizes, and lots of fun! More Info: www.petracf.org

2)  The First Annual Youth SummerFest tomorrow (Saturday, July 26) Hoffer Park in Middletown from 1-6pm.  Music from the band Scarlet White, and hip hop artist Justin Drish. There will also be a SKATE PARK set up with open skate, as well as demos from a local skate park ministry. FREE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS will be given away to help promote the Living Life Community Center in Middletown. FREE FOOD too. More Info: www.youthsummerfest.org

1)  Yahweh Music Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, July 26) at Codorus State Park in York from 9am-8pm.  10 hours of music provided by 10  bands from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.  Pack a picnic lunch, grab your blanket and/or lawnchairs and spend the day.  This is a free community event but donations will be accepted. More Info: YawehMusicFestival Facebook page.

Moment Of Celebration-Wisdom

July 24th, 2014 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment Of Celebration reflects on the value of wisdom.

If the LORD approached you and said, “Ask for whatever you want me to give you”, how would you respond?

He said this to King Solomon as he began his reign as Israel’s king.

Solomon asked for wisdom. He said, “Give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong.” Solomon recognized that he was inadequate to be an effective leader in his own strength, and he also recognized what he needed in order to be an effective leader.

The Bible says that the Lord was pleased that Solomon asked for this, and promised to give him a wise and discerning heart.

The Lord invites us to ask Him for wisdom too. James 1:5 says that “if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.”

According to Proverbs 3, wisdom is worth more than gold or silver. Her ways are pleasant ways and all her paths are peace. Those who lay hold of wisdom will be blessed.

Having the treasure of God’s wisdom is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

Moment Of Celebration-Peace

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment Of Celebration reflects on the peace of a faith-focused thought life.

In Philippians 4, the Apostle Paul listed a number of healthy habits that lead to peace with God.

One healthy habit was to rejoice in the Lord always.

Another healthy habit was to present our prayer requests to God with thanksgiving.

Another thing we can do is learn from those in places of spiritual authority-to listen to their teachings, to watch how they live, and follow their example as they follow Christ.

Verse 8 talks about yet another healthy habit that brings peace to our soul. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.”

When we think about Jesus, we are thinking of these qualities, because He defines them. When our minds are focused on Christ, we remember that our lives are in the hands of Someone who loves us very much and has proved it at the cross and empty grave.

The peace of a faith-focused thought life is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

Moment Of Celebration-Transformation

July 22nd, 2014 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment of Celebration reflects on a life transformed by God’s grace.

The Apostle Paul wrote in Second Corinthians 3:18, “We, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.”

The power of the Holy Spirit works in the believer’s life to reflect the character of Christ. These character qualities include love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. These are the qualities that were fully demonstrated by Christ and they have a growing influence on our lives as we follow Jesus step by step.  These are the qualities of the Fruit of the Spirit, and they become the ingredients that invite others to taste and see that the Lord is good.

A life transformed by God’s grace is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

Praise&Worship Show: Nature Theme

July 20th, 2014 2 comments
I saw a back-to-school commercial the other day and thought, “Oh no…summer is almost over!”  Since we’re usually spending more time outdoors in these warmer months, I wanted to do a special Nature Theme…before fall returns.
If you think of it in time, today’s playlist would go so perfectly with a hike, bike ride, walk or even a cup of coffee out on the porch.  (Look up Psalm 8 for some theme-related reading material.)  WJTL’s free new app would come in handy to take these songs on the go!  (Download at the banner on the right or by searching “WJTL” on iTunes.)
Email me if you’d like to join the weekly playlist email group–or if you have theme/song/worship leader suggestions.
Kristi Leigh – WJTL DJ
Kristi@WJTL.com
NATURE THEME
6AM
Ocean Ten Shekel Shirt Much 2001
Light Up The Sky The Afters Light Up The Sky 2010
Sea Of Faces Kutless Sea Of Faces 2004
God Of Wonders Paul Baloche God Of Wonders 2001
Creation Song (Glory to the Lamb) Fernando Ortega Breaking of the Dawn 1999
Heaven On Earth Darlene Zschech Kiss of Heaven 2003
Healing Rain Michael W. Smith Healing Rain 2004
Holy, Holy, Holy Steven Curtis Chapman WOW Hymns 2007
In the Garden (There Is None Like You) Watermark A Grateful People 2006
Ocean Floor Audio Adrenaline Lift 2002
Mountaintop The City Harmonic I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home) 2012
The Whole Earth (Psalm 19, 72) Ross Parsley I Am Free 2004
Maker Of Heaven Desperation Band Sessions and Remixes 2007
7AM
Indescribable Chris Tomlin Arriving 2004
Sunrise Nichole Nordeman Recollection-The Best of Nichole Nordeman 2007
Flower in the Rain Jaci Velasquez Heavenly Place 1996
Hallelujahs Chris Rice Deep Enough To Dream
Signature of Divine (Yahweh) Needtobreathe The Heat 2007
Your Love Is Strong Jon Foreman Limbs and Branches 2008
Let It Rain (feat. Chris Quilala) Jesus Culture Come Away 2010
God Youre Beautiful Brian Johnson Love Came Down 2010
All Of Creation Mercy Me The Generous Mr Lovewell 2010
Praise You In This Storm Casting Crowns Lifesong 2005
Come To The Water Kristian Stanfill Passion: Let The Future Begin 2013
Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) Hillsong United Zion 2013
Hear Us from Heaven Jared Anderson Where to Begin 2006
Rain Down Rita Springer I Have To Believe 2005
8AM
Sky Spills Over Michael W. Smith Sovereign 2014
Awesome God Rich Mullins Winds of Heaven…Stuff of Earth 1988
You Heavens Adore Him Sovereign Grace Music Upward – The Bob Kauflin Hymns Project 2003
Waterfall Chris Tomlin TBD 2014
Desert Song Hillsong United Across The Earth – Tear Down The Walls 2009
Creations King Paul Baloche A Greater Song 2006
Knees To The Earth Christy Nockels Passion: Sacred Revolution 2003
Revelation Song (feat. Kari Jobe) Gateway Worship Cover The Earth 2006
God Of Brilliant Lights Aaron Shust Morning Rises 2013
You Shaped The Heavens Eoghan Heaslip Grace In The Wilderness 2004
Heaven Is Our Home Kathryn Scott Satisfy 2003
King Of Wonders (feat. Matt Redman, Tim Hughes, Joel Houston of Hillsong) CompassionArt CompassionArt 2009
Dance In The River Chris Tomlin Passion: Our Love Is Loud 2002
Oceans Will Part Hillsong Mighty To Save 2006
9AM
Love Rains Down Jaime Jamgochian Reason to Live 2006
Beyond The Sky Fernando Ortega Home 2000
Desert Soul Rend Collective Homemade Worship By Handmade People 2012
Rain Down David Crowder All I Can Say 1998
Great Are You (psalm 8v3,4 and 18v19) Downhere Downhere 2001
Open Up The Sky Deluge Deeper (Integrity Compilation) 2008
Heavens Song Gateway Worship Wake Up The World 2008
Grace Like Rain Plumbline Louder Than the World: Burn II 2006
Rising Sun All Sons & Daughters The Longing – EP 2012
How Great Thou Art Charlie Hall Passion: Hymns Ancient and Modern 2004
Glory Rain Down Jeff Deyo Unveil 2007
Did You Feel the Mountains Tremble? Delirious Revival Generation 1998

WJTL Golf Crew Update

July 19th, 2014 No comments

The WJTL Golf Crew will supporting some terrific organizations and their golf outings in the coming weeks!

Play golf and make a difference!

July  18th – Auntie Anne’s C.A.R.E.S. at Crossgates Golf Club, Media Heights, & Conestoga Country Club.

August 7th – Kenbrook Bible Camp at Pine Meadows Golf Club in Lebanon.

If you are working with a benefit golf outing, contact me to find out how WJTL can help you promote your event and organization. promojohn@wjtl.com

 

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

July 18th, 2014 No comments

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! July 18, 19 & 20, 2014

5) Holiday Hope’s 3rd Annual Christmas in July, tomorrow (Saturday, July 19) 8am – 3pm at the Willow Street Fire Company. Face Painting, Kid’s Dance Party, Balloon Animals, Santa, Silent Auction, Carnival & more.  Holiday Hope supplies Christmas Gifts and meals to families in need.  More info: http://www.holidayhopelancasterpa.com

4) The BIG Event, sponsored by the Bible Fellowship Church of Ephrata, Sunday (July 20) 6-7:30pm at Tom Grater Park in Ephrata. FREE food, games, inflatables, pony rides, candy scramble and more. More Info:  www.ephratabfc.com

3)  FREE Community Evening in the Park Sunday (July 20th) from 5-9pm at West Earl Community Park in Talmage.   Food, games, barrel train, twist carts, 8-man bike, prizes, supper, popcorn, ice cream machine, short program with kids songs, and the movie showing on a blow-up screen. Sponsored by the churches in Brownstown. More Info: 717-738-0508

2) PRAISE JAM 2014 tomorrow (Saturday, July 19) 6-10pm at
at Ephrata Church of the Nazarene. This years bands will be Ephrata Nazarene Worship Team, Damaskus Road from Lebanon and Reamstown Church of God Worship Team. This is an indoor even. The event is free however the cafe’ will be open and all proceeds will go to the Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Center. More Info: ephratanazarene.org

1) Family Movie Night Tonight (Fri. July 18th) at 7PM at The Junction Center Tent in Manheim. Pedal Cars from 6-7PM.   The Movie is free but tickets are needed. For More Info on which Movie it is and for tickets Click on the Junction Center tab at WJTL.com