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About LakeAvenueChoir

120 voice choir dedicated to bringing glory to God through the musical and visual arts.

How Firm A Foundation

The Sunday anthem was anything but routine today (Jan. 22).  We sang an arrangement of “How Firm a Foundation” by Dan Forrest, with full orchestra.  Unfortunately, we don’t have a video of the song (piano accompaniment only, http://www.danforrest.com/choral/), but I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! A non-believer who was a musician once said to me “Why do the Christians get all the good music?”  The short answer is Jesus–God with us, The Word made flesh, dwelling among us, allowing us to see His … Continue reading

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A Taste of Argentina

Here is the video John I. created for the Sunday worship services at Lake Avenue, September 17 and 18.   This is a fantastic summation of the two weeks.

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Glitter: UPDATED #2

News Flash:  LAC Choir Concert Outfits Daringly Innovative Yesterday (10/9), at the Choir Retreat, a tenor reported that the concert outfits are trendy!  “Entertainment Weekly” says so (below).  We are Cutting Edge!  Instead of counter-cultural, we are Cultural!  Instead of … Continue reading

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Testimonies of God’s Power: UPDATED

John Sutton wisely chose to highlight a few of the struggles choir members had on the road to Argentina.  Wisely, because our glitter outfits and tuxedos, beautiful songs, and accomplished musicians may have appeared to be due to the fact … Continue reading

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The Body of Christ

Our trip experiences have caused me to reflect on our identity as the body of Christ.  Our head is Christ and we all perform different functions.  For example, there are  Those who handle equipment,  Our conductor,  Our conductor’s  wife, who … Continue reading

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Day 3: Rock Stars

First concert School for Singing Children Day 3, we traveled across the country leaving behind Cordoba.  So much has happened already, 2 rehearsals, 3 concerts, and an uplifting informal “mix” singing for and with the children of the Instituto Domingo Zippoli … Continue reading

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Home!

We are home, safe, albeit some hacking, coughing, and sniffing still in evidence. We are profoundly gratfeful to our Father who has protected us and allowed us to glorify His Name. We are thankful for each prayer and each person … Continue reading

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The Abundant Grace of Our God

Surprises awaited us at Rio Cuarto.  The church connected us with a rehabilitation center/women’s shelter.  Women with and without children live in safety and love, building a new life with God’s redeeming grace.  We went to sing to the women … Continue reading

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Audience of One

We have sung for a half dozen, hotel staff, over 500 in a city theatre, 20 people in a restaurant, and a few mothers and children at a recovery center. I am amazed at David Hughey.  Each time he sings, … Continue reading

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