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May 23, 2018
It may come as a surprise to some of us that the Holy Spirit does not take a day off. Thankfully, the Holy Spirit works on Tuesday as well as he does... Read More
May 16, 2018
Undoubtedly the most profound miracle and mystery about worship is that when Christians gather to worship our Lord, God shows up! He is present... Read More
May 9, 2018
It has been famously said (a polite way of saying that “it” has been attributed so many people we don’t know who originally said it... Read More
April 12, 2018
Revisiting Jean-Jacques von Allmen’s Liturgical Wisdom for Today’s Church This post is the concluding part of a three-part article... Read More
April 6, 2018
Revisiting Jean-Jacques von Allmen’s Liturgical Wisdom for Today’s Church This post is part two of a three-part article “Three... Read More
April 3, 2018
Revisiting Jean-Jacques von Allmen’s Liturgical Wisdom for Today’s Church This post is part one of a three-part article “Three... Read More
March 26, 2018
It doesn’t matter how many beautiful and well put together worship services you’ve crafted. What truly matters is how you’ve chosen... Read More
March 8, 2018
There’s an old image for the pastoral vocation; it can be claimed by worship leaders too. It is to be a doctor of souls . . . It means in music... Read More
January 3, 2018
Without the Holy Spirit’s leadership, without Christ’s mediation, and without the Father’s glorification of himself and all three... Read More
December 18, 2017
Something, somewhere, amid the lyrics and liturgies of this Advent and Christmas cycle needs to catch all of us off guard with its beauty, its... Read More
November 30, 2017
A healthy normal provides repetition and predictability—allowing the meaning-making character of ritual to do its work. The exceptional service... Read More
November 14, 2017
I was struck again with the importance of the Psalms, for every stage of grief can find expressions in this book. . . . I know that at some point in... Read More