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Worship Songs about Care for Creation
Caring about God’s good creation includes lamenting whatever harms it and joining God’s mission to make all things new. Songs from around the world explore these ideas.
Article | June 15, 2017
Playing and Praying the Magnificat
This vesper service from the 2017 Calvin Symposium on Christian Worship focuses on the Magnificat.
Enacted Scripture | Video | March 10, 2017
Short Songs: Deepening Our Participation in Worship
Read this viewing guide to find out how you might benefit from watching a one-hour session by Alison Adam, “Short Songs: Deepening Our Participation in Worship.”
Video | March 07, 2017
Learning New Worship Songs through YouTube
YouTube makes it easier to learn worship music, but it could also lead to cookie-cutter worship and unreasonable expectations for musicians.
Article | January 10, 2017
James Falzone on Saturday Jazz and Sunday Worship Synergy
James Falzone explains why being both a professional musician and church music director makes him better at each.
Conversation | August 23, 2016
Stephen Martin on Music that Wakes Up Older Minds
Your students or small group can use hymns and Christian songs to design meaningful personalized worship for older adults living in their own homes or in care facilities.
Conversation | August 02, 2016
Nancy Foran on a “Wisdom of Our Elders” Service
Residents of senior living facilities often are treated as recipients of worship services presented by visiting groups. Nancy Foran offers an alternative design to receive and honor the wisdom of older adults.
Conversation | August 02, 2016
Songs of Praise, Lament, and Hope
The Psalms—the Holy Spirit’s inspired songbook right in the middle of the Bible—are a rich source of insight and inspiration for songwriters, singers, and worshipers of all kinds.
Video | May 02, 2016
Christian Weddings Worth Remembering
Making weddings more like worship infuses them with sparkle and meaning that last far beyond memories of who wore what.
Feature Story | June 16, 2015
Songs for Ordinary Time
Ordinary time, the time of the church calendar that stretches from Pentecost to Advent and Epiphany to Lent, is a good time to take time to consider the life of Christ or other sermon and song series based on a series of Biblical passages.
Article | August 08, 2014
Jeremy Zeyl on Singing the Heidelberg Catechism
Jeremy Zeyl is an award-winning singer-songwriter and the director of worship at Talbot Street Christian Reformed Church in London, Ontario.
Conversation | July 21, 2014
Top Songs for Pentecost
Six pastors and church musicians list their top songs for Pentecost. You can find most of these songs on Hymnary.org or YouTube.
Article | April 07, 2014
The Wardrobe of Easter: Singing Together
In the weeks since Easter, we have been noting in this column the several Christian practices which St. Paul commends as appropriate for those who have "been risen" with their Lord. In this week’s column we highlight the practice of singing.
Meditation/Reflection | April 07, 2014
Resources for Fruit of the Spirit
Songs and scripture texts for worship based on Galatians 5:22-26, the Fruit of the Spirit.
Resource Guide | March 17, 2014
Singing Songs from the Global South in a North American Church Context
In this workshop we will sing songs of faith from around the world, share experiences of learning to sing these songs by reflecting together on how to meet the challenges of introducing foreign languages, alternate instrumentation and movement in a predominantly Euro-North American context.
Audio | February 21, 2014