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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
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