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.
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By the Vision of Another World: Worship in American HistoryBy: James Bratt
By the Vision of Another World by James D. Bratt [ed.] samples the rich variety of worship practices in American history to show how worship can be a fruitful subject for historians to study and, alternatively, how past case studies can enrich our understanding of worship today.
Sing to God with Joy: Songs from Psalms for All Seasons
CD of GIA-published recordings of songs also found in the brand new songbook Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship.
Tasting Heaven on Earth: Worship in Sixth-Century ConstantinopleBy: Walter D. Ray
The Church at Worship is a series of documentary case studies of specific worshiping communities from around the world and throughout Christian history. Tasting Heaven on Earth provides vivid descriptions of Constantinople, its history, its people, and its worship practices, setting the stage for a rich selection of primary documents that present readers with a vibrant snapshot of Byzantine Christianity in the sixth century.
150: Finding Your Story in the PsalmsBy: Kevin J. Adams
Explore the psalms through the human experiences of joy, anger, pain, fear, and love as Kevin Adams tells the stories of real people crying out to God.
Cry Out to God! Songs from Psalms for All Seasons
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is pleased to collaborate with Choral Scholars on this collection of songs from the brand new songbook Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship, now available on iTunes.
The Sounds of Our OfferingsBy: Charlotte Kroeker
The Sounds of Our Offerings is good news about the music of the church. It recounts what has been learned from studying nine congregations where music promotes the full, active, conscious participation of the worshipers and where it has done so consistently and coherently for many years.
Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship
This book is one of the most comprehensive resources on the Psalms for use in Christian worship. Psalms for All Seasons covers the history, reception, and practice of psalm use and contains all 150 psalms, most in multiple formats.
Leading through the WaterBy: Paul Galbreath
In Leading through the Water, Paul Galbreath demonstrates one way of linking baptismal practice to daily life as congregations provide an alternative witness to the cultural voices around us. At the same time, it expands the vision of baptism from a single occasion to a distinctive way of life within a community of faith and a primary metaphor for Christian discipleship.
Preaching and StewardshipBy: Craig Satterlee
In Preaching and Stewardship, Craig Satterlee offers a nuts-and-bolts handbook on preaching stewardship, raising issues preachers need to consider when preparing stewardship sermons and offering advice on how to address them.
Living WorshipBy: Lester Ruth, Todd E. Johnson, James F. Caccamo
This DVD is a rich multimedia resource collection for students and leaders.
At Your BaptismBy: Carrie Steenwyk, John D. Witvliet
A children's book focusing on the sacrament of baptism.
Resonant Witness: Conversations between Music and TheologyBy: Jeremy Begbie, Steven Guthrie
Resonant Witness gathers together a wide, harmonious chorus of voices from across the musical and theological spectrum to show that music and theology can each learn much from the other and that the majesty and power of both are profoundly amplified when they do.
This CD features fresh and contemporary settings of the ancient biblical psalms combined with contemporary versions of 16th century tunes from the Genevan Psalter. It was produced by The Psalm Project with partial support by the Calvin Worship Institute.
Worshiping the Triune God
The statement "Worshiping the Triune God: Receiving and Sharing Christian Wisdom Across Continents and Centuries" was adopted in 2010 by the newly formed World Communion of Reformed Churches.
Walking Where Jesus WalkedBy: Lester Ruth, Carrie Steenwyk, John D. Witvliet
The Church at Worship is a series of documentary case studies of specific worshiping communities from around the world and throughout Christian history. This first book is set in Jerusalem following history, people, and worship practices.
From a Mustard SeedBy: Bruce G. Epperly, Daryl Hollinger
A glimpse into creating beautiful, God pleasing worship for small congregations.
Encounters with the Holy: A Conversational Model for Worship PlanningBy: Barbara Day Miller
This book offers a conversational model of worship planning that was developed to train practitioners to be more reflective in their planning of worship experiences.