Blog

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
July 17, 2019
Since we invite people of all ages to receive baptism as a sign of God’s never ending grace-filled love for them, why not also let people of... Read More
May 15, 2019
The array of worship services during the Holy Week is meant to be, as described by some Millennials, an “embodied practice of faith—a... Read More
May 6, 2019
Sound and light in worship services excite our God-created sensory systems. While some worshipers welcome them, they could make others feel... Read More
April 16, 2019
Even in the midst of falling steeples, in the face of the crucified Messiah, in our own baptismal drowning we are assured that the church won’t... Read More
March 27, 2019
When you know that a small number of people will attend a worship service, how can you use this as a benefit for spiritual growth for yourself and... Read More
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