We are pleased to partner with a number of publishers and authors to further the study and renewal of worship. As you explore the 150+ publications we have produced and supported, you will notice a wide range of topics that relate in some way to the worship life of congregations. You will also notice a wide range of scholarly and pastoral approaches to worship and congregational studies. We hope in this way to provide abundant resources on crucial issues that will help you grow in your understanding and practice of worship, theology, and ministry.#describe_content_type('Publications')
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Disability and Inclusive CommunitiesBy: Kevin Timpe
Disability and Inclusive Communities intends to discuss why we're all worse off when we exclude people with disabilities from our communities and to help readers learn how to build communities that fully include people with disabilities.
En la escuela de los Salmos / At Psalms SchoolBy: John D. Witvliet, María Eugenia Cornou, Joel Schoon-Tanis
A bilingual Spanish/English children's book on the Psalms
Acting Liturgically: Philosophical Reflections on Religious PracticeBy: Nicholas Wolterstorff
Participation in religious liturgies and rituals is a pervasive and remarkably complex form of human activity. This book opens with a discussion of the nature of liturgical activity and then explores various dimensions of such activity.
Congregations, Neighborhoods, PlacesBy: Mark T. Mulder
This book offers a brief overview to stimulate congregational thinking about community engagement that includes insights regarding social science and local context.
Remembrance, Communion, and Hope: Rediscovering the Gospel at the Lord's TableBy: J. Todd Billings
In this book Billings shows how a renewed theology and practice of the Lords Supper can lead Christians to rediscover the full richness and depth of the gospel.
Letters to Growing Pastors: Reflections on Ministry for Coffee-Cup ConversationBy: Howard Vanderwell
All those who enter the pastoral ministry desire to succeed. Yet they all find, surprisingly, that a number of key issues come up for consideration. Most pastors find that most of these issues appear during the first ten years of pastoring. During those years the pattern is determined, which will point to the success or to the development of habits that will reduce effectiveness and produce stumbling.
하나님의 식탁 / At God's TableBy: María Eugenia Cornou, Carrie Steenwyk, John D. Witvliet
At God's Table is a Korean-English children's book that explores the richly symbolic practice of the Lord's Supper in Christian worshiping communities.
Race, Class, and the Kingdom of GodBy: David M. Bailey, Elena Aronson
This video-based study series is designed to provide you with the tools to do something about the divisions you experience in your worshiping community.
Leaning on the Word: Worship with Argentine Baptists in the Mid-Twentieth CenturyBy: Eric Mathis, Lester Ruth
In this latest volume in the Church at Worship series, Lester Ruth and Eric L. Mathis draw from a rich selection of primary sources to immerse readers in the worship life of Conservative Baptists in northwest Argentina from 1948 to 1964.
Caring Worship: Helping Worship Leaders Provide Pastoral Care through the LiturgyBy: Howard Vanderwell
This book takes a new and fresh look at the worship liturgy.
The Embrace of BuildingsBy: Lee Hardy
In a culture long enamored of the suburban ideal, Lee Hardy invites readers to reconsider the many advantages of living and working in walkable city neighborhoods.
The Theater of God's Glory: Calvin, Creation, and the Liturgical ArtsBy: W. David O. Taylor
A theological framework for the liturgical arts rooted in John Calvin, arguing that Calvins Trinitarian theology provides a promising resource for understanding the material aspects of corporate worship and for promoting the proper flourishing of the liturgical arts.
The Whole Church Sings: Congregational Singing in Luther's WittenbergBy: Robin A. Leaver
Authoritative study by a renowned musicologist and Reformation scholar presenting new research that congregational singing was both the intention and the practice right from the beginning of the Wittenberg reforms in worship.
En la mesa de Dios / At God's TableBy: María Eugenia Cornou, Carrie Steenwyk, John D. Witvliet, Joel Schoon-Tanis
En la mesa de Dios / At God's Table is a Spanish-English children's book that explores the richly symbolic practice of the Lord's Supper in Christian worshiping communities.
Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard: The Emergence of Contemporary WorshipBy: Andy Park, Lester Ruth, Cindy Rethmeier
Using narrative, testimonies from leaders and members, and photographs, this book tells the story and explains the remarkable influence of the Vineyard Church of Anaheim on both the early years of the Vineyard movement and the emergence of contemporary worship in the broader church.
Visual Arts in the Worshiping ChurchBy: Lisa DeBoer
Although numerous studies have examined biblical and theological rationales for using the visual arts in worship, this book by Lisa J. DeBoer fills in a piece of the picture missing so far the social dimensions of both our churches and the various art worlds represented in our congregations.
Does the Reformation Still Matter?By: Karin Maag
This book offers a concise and highly-readable explanation of the dramatic changes that took place during the Reformation and helps readers understand the deeper impact of the Reformation beyond its own time period.
Essential Worship: A Handbook for Leaders
Essential Worship is a concise, easy-to-read primer on the basics of worship theology and practice.
Singing God's PsalmsBy: Fred R. Anderson
Drawing on his decades of experience as a pastor, hymn writer, and hymnal consultant, Fred Anderson here offers pastors and worship leaders a rich treasury of singable psalms one for each psalm text or canticle appointed in the three-year Revised Common Lectionary.
Teach Us to Pray: Scripture-Centered Family Worship through the YearBy: Elizabeth Vander Haagen, Lora A. Copley
This daily prayer book guides families in both listening to and speaking to God through songs, Scripture readings, guided action, and quiet contemplation, organized to follow the life of Jesus through each season of the Christian calendar.