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The Impact of History on Worship Today: Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Synod of Dort
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Workshop
Audio | May 10, 2019
W. David O. Taylor on Scholars and Songwriters
Scholars and songwriters don’t normally talk together. But wonderful music for Christian worship can result when they share insights.
Conversation | March 01, 2019
Constance Cherry on Competing Metaphors for Worship
Most churches measure worship services against a certain ideal. They may think of worship like a concert, entertainment, dialogue, or something else. Even if they have not consciously chosen an operating metaphor for worship, their pattern greatly influences how individuals and congregations live out their faith.
Conversation | February 15, 2019
Kevin Adams on the Mission at the Heart of Classic Worship
An ancient pattern at the heart of classic Christian worship helps welcome and orient people into life in the body of Christ.
Conversation | July 25, 2018
Kevin Adams on Framing Words for Missional Worship
Worship can change lives when people understand what they are doing and why. Carefully chosen words help frame classic worship elements so gathered congregants are sent out to embody God’s grace, mercy, and peace.
Conversation | July 25, 2018
Christina Edmondson on Doctrine and Multicultural Hospitality
To become more multicultural, congregations must help members discern differences between biblical doctrines and cultural biases.
Conversation | June 29, 2018
Reformed & Charismatic?: A Conversation with Cornelis van der Kooi
This is a conversation with Cory Willson and Cornelis van der Kooi, who is professor of systematic theology and director of the Center for Evangelical and Reformation Theology at the Free University of Amsterdam.
Video | May 15, 2018
Mika Edmondson on MLK’s Theology of Unearned Suffering
Jesus’s example of laying down his life for others inspired Martin Luther King Jr. and the U.S. civil rights movement. This theology of how to engage undeserved suffering can help congregations deal with pain.
Conversation | October 10, 2017
Reggie Smith on Theology Underlying Sociology
What churches profess and what they do sometimes clash. Sharing stories, sitting with those who suffer, praying, and listening in silence for God can help churches harmonize theology and sociology.
Conversation | September 01, 2017
Jamie Skillen on Creation Care and Sabbath Rest
Christians often talk about the doctrine of creation as mainly about origins and God’s glory. Jamie Skillen goes deeper by looking at God’s purpose in creation and how that applies to creation care.
Conversation | August 04, 2017
Aquinas Institute of Theology
Impelled by the Catholic faith and the Dominican mission, Aquinas Institute of Theology educates men and women to preach, to teach, to minister, and to lead.
Website | April 09, 2013
Why People Still Love Hymnals
If you worship in a church where the music reflects the CCLI Top 25, then you may be surprised to hear that many Christians still love singing and praying from hymnals.
Slideshow | May 30, 2012
Steven R. Guthrie on Theology and Music
Here Guthrie explains how his experience helps him build on Resonant Witness to explore theology and the cognitive science of music.
Conversation | May 08, 2012
Q&A with Jamie Smith on 'Desiring the Kingdom'
Q&A with author James K.A. Smith on 'Desiring the Kingdom'
Conversation | April 17, 2012
Understanding Differences in Bible Translations
God designed the gospel to be translated into every language. English speakers have created hundreds of Bible translations, versions, and updates. Here’s help for finding blessings in the bewildering variety.
Feature Story | April 10, 2012
Praying the Psalms: Personal, Pastoral, Theological and Liturgical Reflections
A plenary address presented by N.T. Wright at the 2012 Calvin Symposium on Worship.
Audio | Video | January 27, 2012
Conversation with N.T. Wright
A conversation with N.T. Wright exploring themes from his plenary address: Praying the Psalms: Personal, Pastoral, Theological and Liturgical Reflections.
Conversation | Audio | January 27, 2012
Los Principios Bíblico-Teológicos de la Adoración Cristiana/Biblical and Theological Principles of Christian Worship (Part 2 of 2)
Nuestro primer taller bilingüe en inglés y español fué presentado por tres líderes latinoamericanos procedentes de Cuba, El Salvador, y Guatemala. Parte 2 de 2. | This first-ever bilingual Spanish/English seminar at Symposium featured three Latin American leaders from Cuba, El Salvador, and Guatemala. Part 2 of 2.
Video | January 26, 2012