Let worship words speak within a stone’s throw of worship itself. Let worship throw open windows for us to sense the bigger-than-words realities to which our words refer.
Rev. Dr. Alan Rathe pastors the English-speaking congregation of the Chinese Alliance Church of Westchester, an ethnic Chinese church outside of New York City. Previously he served as worship pastor for a multi-ethnic urban church. He earned a PhD in liturgical studies from Drew University, has served as an adjunct professor at three different schools since 2003, and serves on the regular faculty at the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies in Jacksonville, Florida. His published works include Evangelicals, Worship and Participation (Rouledge, 2014).