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Letters to Growing Pastors: Reflections on Ministry for Coffee-Cup Conversation (published 2018)Publisher: Wipf and Stock
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.
Publication | February 14, 2018
하나님의 식탁/At God's Table (published 2018)Publisher: Calvin College Press
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.
Publication | February 05, 2018
Race, Class, and the Kingdom of God (published 2017)Publisher: Abingdon Press
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.
Publication | December 05, 2017
Leaning on the Word: Worship with Argentine Baptists in the Mid-Twentieth Century (published 2017)Publisher: Eerdmans
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.
Publication | November 14, 2017
Caring Worship: Helping Worship Leaders Provide Pastoral Care through the Liturgy (published 2017)Publisher: Wipf and Stock
This book takes a new and fresh look at the worship liturgy.
Publication | November 06, 2017
The Theater of God's Glory: Calvin, Creation, and the Liturgical Arts (published 2017)Publisher: Eerdmans
A theological framework for the liturgical arts rooted in John Calvin, arguing that Calvin’s Trinitarian theology provides a promising resource for understanding the material aspects of corporate worship and for promoting the proper flourishing of the liturgical arts.
Publication | July 21, 2017
The Whole Church Sings: Congregational Singing in Luther's Wittenberg (published 2017)Publisher: Eerdmans
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.
Publication | May 12, 2017
En la mesa de Dios/At God's Table (published 2017)Publisher: Calvin College Press
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.
Publication | April 20, 2017
Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard: The Emergence of Contemporary Worship (published 2017)Publisher: Eerdmans
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.
Publication | January 03, 2017
Visual Arts in the Worshiping Church (published 2016)Publisher: Eerdmans
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.
Publication | December 15, 2016
Essential Worship: A Handbook for Leaders (published 2016)Publisher: Baker Publishing
Essential Worship is a concise, easy-to-read primer on the basics of worship theology and practice.
Publication | November 01, 2016
Rediscovering the Beauty of Rest
Resources in the Bahasa Indo language from the Malang Choral Festival II held in Indonesia.
Resource Guide | October 27, 2016
Singing God's Psalms (published 2016)Publisher: Eerdmans
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.
Publication | October 04, 2016
Teach Us to Pray: Scripture-Centered Family Worship through the Year (published 2016)Publisher: Calvin College Press
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.
Publication | October 04, 2016
Worship Resources for Radical Hospitality
Scripture models well for us how to speak about immigration in worship. Together, with Abraham, Jesus, and the early church, we can model radical hospitality, we can lament the pain of leaving and the pain of the journey, we can witness God's faithfulness to the refugees and migrants in the past, and together, united as the body of Christ, we can seek responses that reflect God's heart. Ultimately, we can look forward with hope, knowing that our "citizenship is in heaven."
Resource Guide | March 14, 2016
Reformed Worship (published 2016)Publisher: Faith Alive
A quarterly print magazine that provides practical help and support to worship planners
Publication | March 08, 2016
Worshiping the Triune God (published 2010)Publisher: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
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.
Publication | March 08, 2016
Psalms From the Soul
Explore musical settings of the biblical Psalms shaped by a black gospel idiom, the power of call-and-response approaches to singing, and a deep commitment to engage the full congregation in singing as prompted by soloists or choirs.
Audio | March 02, 2016
Symposium 2016 Presenters
A list of presenters from the 2016 Symposium on Worship
Article | February 11, 2016
Lifting Hearts to the Lord: Worship with John Calvin in Sixteenth-Century Geneva (published 2016)Publisher: Eerdmans
In this volume, author Karin Maag brings together a wealth of primary sources to examine worship as it was taught and practiced in John Calvin's Geneva.
Publication | January 13, 2016