Blog

April 28, 2020
Worship practices during the COVID-19 pandemic have opened up opportunities for worship leaders to reflect the principles and the most important... Read More
April 15, 2020
These Sonnets are written to follow the order of worship and can be used by individuals for personal reflection, or in worship with households, small... Read More
February 28, 2020
Church choir directors are pastoral musicians. Choose songs that are theologically sound, musically rich, and vocally healthy for singers. Choral... Read More
January 27, 2020
Jesus doesn’t forget those who are forgetting or have forgotten, nor those who are themselves forgotten, and neither should we. Joy-Elizabeth... Read More
December 13, 2019
During this Advent season, are you the one knocking or the one invited to express God’s love and mercy and open the door? My daughter and I... Read More
December 3, 2019
God is challenging us to look past the tyranny of the urgent and plant some shade trees, creating what will eventually be a stronger and more... Read More
November 25, 2019
The anti-idolatry response [to worship’s “de-Christianizing of God’s people] is to make sure that our worship leaders and planners... Read More
November 11, 2019
The Worship Sourcebook is valuable as a teaching tool to expand our concept of worship’s purpose. Underlying all our worship is a rhythm of... Read More
November 4, 2019
We love weekly communion. And we love how the Epiclesis reminds us of our dependence on the Holy Spirit. During Lent a few years ago, our... Read More
October 23, 2019
Is it ever OK to be intentionally exclusive in worship?  I’ve been having this internal argument of late about whether or not it is ever... Read More
August 8, 2019
The creational nature of the garden-kingdom metaphor can help build visuals and object lessons for preaching, enrich the worship environment, and... Read More
August 2, 2019
A hymnal is a treasure trove for learning and equipping Christians in all different settings with the tools and resources to worship together. A... Read More