Song Explanation: You’re There

You’re There Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. – Psalm 139


I am terrible at writing worship songs. Allow me to explain:

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Song Explanation: Redirection

Redirection Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! – 2 Corinthians 5:17

2012 was a watershed year for Flight Metaphor, and it started with Redirection. I recorded an acoustic demo of the song in December of the previous year, but … [Continue reading]

Song Explanation: The Fight

The Fight I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the … [Continue reading]

Rambling on the Resurrection

On Easter Sunday, I shared this tweet:

The Christian response to Easter: Philippians 3:10-11

— Mike Harvat (@mikeharvat) April 5, 2015

The passage referenced reads, “I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, attaining to the … [Continue reading]

Before and After


I just completed my third week of ministry at Covenant Cedars Bible Camp on behalf of Community Covenant Church, and all I can say is dang. Or maybe wow, I’m not sure. Last week was Junior High week, and it left me simultaneously heartbroken and encouraged. Allow me to explain:

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