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How Music Deepens Participation in the Lord's Supper and Baptisms: Insights from Global Cultures
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Seminar
Audio | April 12, 2019
Psalms and Islam: Reimagining Interfaith Friendship in an Islamic Context
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Workshop
Audio | April 03, 2019
Psalms of Lament and Hope from the North Indian Sub-Continent
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Vesper
Worship Service | Video | March 07, 2019
Singing Psalms and the Lord’s Prayer: Lily Constantine Kakish and Eric Sarwar
Lily Constantine Kakish and Eric Sarwar share their stories of how they have witnessed the identity-shaping impact of singing Psalms and the Lord's Prayer in the Arabic language and tune.
Video | March 23, 2017
Journeying to the Light: A Pilgrimage of Prayer and Praise
An evening worship service from the 2015 Calvin Symposium on Worship focusing on Psalms 15-24.
Worship Service | Video | March 12, 2015
What North American Churches Can Learn from the Church in Pakistan
Join this conversation between Eric Sarwar, a Presbyterian pastor from Pakistan, and Emily Brink, Worship Institute staff member, about how Pakistani worship practices can bless and inform the Christian church in North America.
Audio | February 23, 2015
Music in Culture, Music in Worship: Different Roles and Goals
Someone on social media recently sent out a photo of two young boys lost in worship. This photo reminded me of John Calvin’s famous words, “My heart I offer to you Lord, promptly and sincerely.”
Article | December 18, 2014
Celebrating Christmas in Pakistan
The month of December brings joyful tidings across the world as more than two billion people anticipate celebrating the birth of Christ on December 25 although the Orthodox churches celebrate 12 days later.
Article | December 10, 2014
People of the Book: Showing Respect for the Bible
Many cultural practices in North America astonish non-Western worshipers. One of the most striking is how the Bible is handled.
Article | October 30, 2014
Fasting: A cross-cultural perspective on the season of Lent
The Season of Lent brings to mind the historical practice of fasting, of “giving up” something in order to “take up” something else.
Article | October 30, 2014
Karen Campbell, Jerry Pillay and Eric Sarwar on Global Prayer
Praying for the worldwide church was a priority at the 2014 Calvin Symposium on Worship in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Leaders from many nations described how to pray for their churches and fellow citizens. Three of them, all Presbyterian pastors, also gave brief interviews.
Conversation | April 28, 2014
Prayers of the People: A Spirit-Shaped Agenda for the Next Decade of Worship Ministry
A plenary session on the prayers of the people
Video | February 21, 2014
Learning from and Praying for the Worldwide Church
How can a congregation in one part of the world best pray for our neighbors around the world? Listen and learn, with resources from and for different parts of the Church, including stories from natives of different countries and cultures.
Audio | Video | February 17, 2014
Punjabi Zubor Festival
Punjabi Zubor is an annual Psalm Festival in Karachi, Pakistan.
Video | July 02, 2012
Most deeply loved Psalms for Christians in Pakistan
Eric Sarwar shares specific Psalms that bring comfort, hope, and encouragement to Pakistani Christian.
Video | June 18, 2012
Worship, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation
Forgiveness and reconciliation lie at the heart of the gospel of Jesus. For Jesus, who is our peace, puts to death hostility and enmity. Still, profound hostility is still the defining feature of life for billions of people—the hostility of gunfire and persecution, the hostility of racism and fear, the hostility of family dysfunction and church disunity.
Video | June 17, 2010