Like every brass player who grew up in the 70s and 80s, I had many pop music influences that included horn sections: Jerry Hey writing for Al Jarreau, Earth, Wind, & Fire, and many others – Greg Adams with Tower of Power – Jimmy Pankow writing for Chicago. I also fondly remember discovering Christian recordings […]
About Tim Cates
I serve as Associate Pastor of Instrumental Music at Humble Area’s First Baptist Church. My wife, Jan, and I have been blessed by the recent addition of an amazing daughter, Piper. Piper is God’s answer to LOTS of fervent prayer and is already such a blessing to our lives – we can’t wait to see what the Lord has in store for this precious child!
In my spare time (when I’m not changing diapers), you might find me playing trumpet, writing orchestral music, barbecuing, doing crosswords, over-analyzing movies, or traveling with my family. Many of my favorite things prominently feature an Apple logo.
As we head into the Fall semester with ministry kickoffs, Christmas preparation, and back to school all happening at once, I wanted to announce two important things:
What’s Up “Creative projects are never completed…only abandoned” – I’ve said this Leonardo DaVinci paraphrase (that I first heard from George Lucas) on many occasions, but rarely has it rang as true for me as this past weeks…..I’m SO happy to publicly share what I’ve been working on with everyone, but know there’s still much to be […]
As I considered topics to blog about for this new endeavor, I thought I would begin with some of my foundational thoughts on multi-generational worship. Multi-generational worship is much more than a buzzword to me….it’s foundational to my beliefs about how we should “do church.” A colleague recently mentioned how the age demographics of the […]
Like every brass player who grew up in the 70s and 80s, I...
As we head into the Fall semester with ministry kickoffs,...
What’s Up “Creative projects are never...