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Vital Worship in Congregations, Schools, and other Worshipping Communities
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Workshop
Audio | May 01, 2019
Why We Listen to Sermons (published 2019)Publisher: Calvin College Press
This book on preaching provides insight into not only what a sermon is but what it should be and how those who listen to sermons can evaluate what they are hearing.
Publication | February 07, 2019
Disability and Inclusive Communities (published 2019)Publisher: Calvin College Press
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.
Publication | January 15, 2019
En la escuela de los Salmos/At Psalms School (published 2019)Publisher: GIA Publications
A bilingual Spanish/English children's book on the Psalms
Publication | January 15, 2019
Congregations, Neighborhoods, Places (published 2018)Publisher: Calvin College Press
This book offers a brief overview to stimulate congregational thinking about community engagement that includes insights regarding social science and local context.
Publication | March 15, 2018
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 Embrace of Buildings (published 2017)Publisher: Calvin College Press
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.
Publication | September 15, 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
Silence, Beauty, and the Shape of Christian Discipleship
A video conversation and discussion guide to help shape Christian responses to questions of love and suffering, silence and beauty, as explored in the Martin Scorsese movie ‘Silence’ based on Shusaku Endo's novel.
Article | Video | November 28, 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
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