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Best Resources for Singing Psalms in Worship
Joel Stamoolis acknowledges it was challenging to help his church sing through the entire Psalter. But during 171 consecutive Sundays of doing so, he gathered a wealth of tips and resources. You can use them to help your congregation begin singing more psalms in worship.
Article | February 25, 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
Martin Tel on Creative Movement and Placement for Church Choirs
How and where a church choir enters, stands, and moves can make a difference in how deeply a congregation engages in singing and other parts of worship.
Conversation | May 17, 2018
Kai Ton Chau on Small Church Choirs
Small church choirs can do far more than sing anthems. Despite perceived challenges, small church choirs can successfully help lead and enliven worship.
Conversation | March 29, 2018
Best Tips and Resources for Small Church Choirs
Kai Ton Chau is well acquainted with unique challenges faced by small church choirs. He has gathered a wealth of tips and resources to help choirs nurture worship in small congregations.
Article | March 29, 2018
Paul S. Ryan and Luke Enders on the Calvin 50 Song Collection
What we sing in worship shapes our vision of who God is and what God cares about. One college chose a list of 50 worship songs to help its students sustain a life of faith.
Conversation | March 22, 2018
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
Methodist Pastor-Musicians on Gaps in Worship Music
Teaching an intensive songwriting class in a North Carolina prison for women made Susannah Long and Michael Conner reflect on gaps in what churches sing about.
Conversation | February 14, 2018
What Inside Songwriters Can Teach Outside Churches about Worship
A songwriting class in a North Carolina prison taught eight women to write biblical songs that touch congregations inside and outside prison walls.
Feature Story | February 14, 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