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Christians and Cultural Difference
A conversation with Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim, David I. Smith, and Maria Cornou
Conversation | November 18, 2021
Preaching the Beatitudes in Context
The blessings depicted in the Beatitudes are deeply countercultural. Not only do they contrast radically with the values and attitudes generally accepted in Jesus’ context, but they also denounced the oppressive and unjust practices and systems of the time. How do Christians read and live the Beatitudes in light of the challenges of our complex societies? In this panel discussion, three pastors from different nations reflect on the message of the Beatitudes in their original context and share their insights about the art of preaching the Beatitudes faithfully and relevantly for today’s world. This is a YouTube Video Premiere panel discussion.
Video | November 15, 2021
Emerging research on practices, patterns and space in worship
A panel of teacher-scholars with research projects focused on practices, patterns and space in worship share the fruits of their research, with a special focus on the implications of their research for worshiping communities.
Video | July 20, 2021
Najla Kassab on God's Healing Grace in Beirut During COVID-19 and Beyond
In this episode, Najla Kassab, ordained minister in the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon and president of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, speaks with Maria Cornou about the fear and sadness that COVID-19 brought to the Lebanon and the healing power of God's grace through worship and new ways of seeing injustice and being community for Christians in the Middle East.
Podcast | Audio | April 14, 2021
Arbin Pokharel on Gospel Hospitality in Kathmandu, Nepal
In this episode, pastor and church planter Arbin Pokharel talks with Maria Cornou about the vibrancy of the body of Christ in Nepal--land of Hinduism, birthplace of Buddha, and a caste system society--as they draw from the well of grace and practice their Christian faith so everyone can flourish.
Podcast | Audio | April 07, 2021
Angelique Havenga and Marnus Havenga on Lament, Community, and Ubuntu in the Dutch Reformed Church of Stellenbosch, South Africa
In this episode, pastor-theologians Angelique and Marnus Havenga share with Maria Cornou about what they are learning about pastoring and serving the community as a whole in the Dutch Reformed Church, located in city-center of Stellenbosch, one of the most unequal towns in the country of South Africa.
Podcast | Audio | April 05, 2021
Philip McKinley on the Kairos Moment in Ireland during COVID-19
In this episode, Philip McKinley, co-founder of Discovery Gospel Choir, an intercultural ensemble that reflects the new-found cultural and ethnic diversity in Ireland, shares with Maria Cornou how the pandemic created new opportunities for unity and blessing among the people of Ireland and beyond in unimagined ways.
Podcast | Audio | March 31, 2021
Yvette Lau on Worship Identity and Calling in Hong Kong During a Time of Pandemic
In this episode, Yvette Lau, worship leader and chief executive of Anabas Ministry for worship renewal based in Hong Kong, shares with Maria Cornou about leading worship and the wisdom and discerning spirit that is needed to shape worship and pastor God's people during these urgent times.
Podcast | Audio | March 29, 2021
Valdir Steuernagel and Marcell Silva Steuernagel on the Witness and Identity of the Lutheran church in South Brazil
In this episode, father and son Valdir Steuernagel and Marcell Silva Steuernagel share with Maria Cornou about the witness, embodiment, and community of the Lutheran church in south Brazil during the COVID-19 crisis. This conversation was recorded in the fall of 2020 as part of a global worship course Prof. Cornou taught at Calvin Theological Seminary.
Podcast | Audio | March 24, 2021
Judith Laoyan-Mosomos and Justin Chan on Multicultural Worshiping Communities in Singapore
Methodist School of Music aims to equip and edify worshipers and the church through music and the arts. Staff members Judith Laoyan-Mosomos and Justin Chan talk with Maria Cornou, an associate director at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, about their worshiping communities and practices and issues highlighted in COVID-19.
Podcast | Audio | March 22, 2021
Catherine Gunsalus González on Resources in the Ancient Church for Today's Worship
In this episode, Catherine Gunsalus González shares about her book "Resources in the Ancient Church for Today's Worship" which celebrates the riches of going back in time to enrich the practices of worship today.
Podcast | Audio | November 03, 2020
The Theology behind Early Christian Worship
A discussion of the relationship between worship and theology in the early church, and what this means for us today.
Video | November 03, 2020
Learning about Worship from the Ancient Church
2021 Online Calvin Symposium on Worship | On-Demand Panel Discussion Video
Video | October 29, 2020
Teacher-Scholar Panel: Community and Social Justice Themes
2019 Teacher-Scholar Vital Worship Grant recipients talk about their projects and the implications for those projects for gathered worship.
Conversation | July 08, 2020
Una oración para la Pascua / Easter Prayer
A Bilingual Easter Prayer in the time of COVID-19 pandemic
Reflection | April 08, 2020
Pandemics and Public Worship Throughout History
As the pandemic COVID-19 brings isolation and unprecedented challenges to congregations around the world, it can be of great comfort to reflect and learn about how Christian churches have responded to epidemics and pandemics throughout history.
Bibliography | March 23, 2020
Life Together in Christ: Indigenous Peoples, Refugees, Immigrants, Pilgrims and the Challenges of Christian Unity in a Global Context
2020 Symposium on Worship | Seminar
Audio | February 17, 2020
Worshiping with the Psalms Across Times and Cultures
2020 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Seminar
Audio | February 09, 2020
Santo, Santo, Santo / Holy, Holy, Holy: A Bilingual Hymnal
Introducing our newly published bilingual hymnal for Protestant congregations, parishes, seminaries, schools, and more.
Musical Composition | Article | July 11, 2019