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Multilingual Singing for English-Speaking Congregations
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Seminar
Video | April 10, 2019
The God of Joy in the Midst of Our Troubles
2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Service of the Word
Worship Service | Video | February 11, 2019
Beyond “Contemporary” and “Traditional”: Clues to Finding a Third Way
The gulf between “contemporary” and “traditional” worship is sometimes bridged through the pursuit of what some might call the “awkwardly blended” service.
Audio | April 12, 2018
Ron Rienstra on the Great Prayer of Thanksgiving
Christian traditions refer to the prayer before communion as the eucharistic prayer, the Great Thanksgiving, or the Great Prayer of Thanksgiving. If your Lord’s Suppers don’t include this prayer, then you very well may be missing out on a rich opportunity for faith formation.
Conversation | July 21, 2017
Ron Rienstra on Liturgical Performance and Improvisation
You might think of performance as totally out of place in Holy Communion. But performance and improvisation can help leaders and worshipers show and tell the gospel with their whole selves.
Conversation | July 21, 2017
¡Le pidieron dirigir el canto congregacional!
Este recurso ofrece algunos principios, estrategias, y consejos prácticos destinados a aquellas personas que ministran en los cultos de la iglesia mediante la dirección de canto congregacional. En este texto encontrará ideas sobre cómo prepararse para dirigir el canto; cómo presentar las canciones, cómo dirigir las canciones según su estilo, propósito, y los instrumentos musicales con los que cuenta; cómo enseñar nuevas canciones, y más.
Article | October 04, 2016
Best Resources for Teaching Worship
Seven college and seminary professors list their top short reads for teaching worship and say which resources would be most helpful for church worship and liturgy committees.
Feature Story | April 13, 2016
Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn
This syllabus is for a class that explores the theology and praxis of worship leadership.
Article | March 12, 2012
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Principles for Renewing Language in Worship
This workshop offered tools and ideas for creating rich, balanced language in worship. Participants explored principles for and discuss examples of welcoming traditional language gracefully; composing or improvising elements in fresh language; using songs and prayers to worship with the global church; and finding a place for lament. The session was based on the book Worship Words.
Audio | January 01, 2008
In Search of the 'NuHomiletic'
What is the homiletical counterpart to the "Emergent" church movement/conversation? In an increasingly postmodern world, how does the church speak a Word from God? The panel explored some of the current experiments in postmodern proclamation as the church makes its way to finding a culturally authentic "NuHomiletic."
Audio | January 01, 2007