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January 17, 2019
Choral music itself will never be a thing of the past, but impoverished are the congregations who are forcing their people to experience singing in... Read More
January 7, 2019
Epiphany might not be on every congregation’s calendar. But perhaps some simple frames can enable worship leaders and worshipers—veteran... Read More
November 26, 2018
Confession is a good and fitting dimension of what we do in worshiping the One who is completely holy and righteous. Confession. In recent... Read More
November 16, 2018
The change of the church season and the participation of the democratic process remind us of the privilege and the call to participate in a greater... Read More
October 18, 2018
Finding ways of connecting Scripture and culture in worship. Can pop culture be redeemed for Christian purposes? This is a question often asked by... Read More
October 10, 2018
Death is a very real word and a very real reality. For followers of the One who defeated death, it is the next logical step in our eternal trust walk... Read More
October 3, 2018
Mission unfolds in our homes and backyard gardens. Mission extends across generations and welcomes new people into our families. Mission seeks the... Read More
September 14, 2018
Taking a well-tread path is good if you’re avoiding a bad surprise. But it is not good if you’re open to good surprises. This is true for... Read More
August 16, 2018
When we gather each week, we participate through thick and thin practices. We benefit from both and both play important parts in the liturgy. But... Read More
August 7, 2018
There is never “one right way” to lead the followers of Jesus in worship. Worship is a three-dimensional activity and needs to be viewed... Read More
July 30, 2018
After a worship service a couple of years ago, a staff person (a delightful Peruvian woman who greets everyone, both first time attendees and dearly... Read More
June 28, 2018
While few of us spend much time in the Old Testament book of Leviticus, when we do we discover an exciting truth: our God loves to party. In fact, he... Read More