Contributed on Apr 17, 2012
Why do we need to worship in a group? What's wrong with worshiping at home - or somewhere else - alone?
“More Words on Worship: Linked In” Hebrews 12:18-29 She was deeply moved; the time of worship had led her into a deeper level of commitment, into a deeper intimacy than she had ever before experienced. She drove home a different person than the one who had left a couple of hours ...read more
Contributed on Apr 24, 2012
In the midst of all the 'worship wars', it is important to buld a biblical foundation for worship.
“The Word on Worship: The Great Engagement Party” Leviticus 9:1-14 & Isaiah 6:1-8 During my sophomore year in college I learned that worship – which was instituted, commanded, and ordained by God – could be a real battle ground. Stunned as I was, it was good preparation ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2012
Many congregations, as they worship, experience union but not unity. They lack a spirit of oneness. What does it take to experience unity in worship?
“More Words on Worship: Focus!” John 4:1-24 Six people were marooned on a desert island. Two were Jewish, two were Catholic, and two were of Reformed background. The two Jews founded “Temple Immanuel.” The two Catholics organized “The Church of the Holy ...read more
Contributed on May 7, 2012
Magnification is useful because it enlarges the object of our attention. It's what we do in worship every week.
“EXTRAVAGANT MAGNIFICATION” Is. 6:1-8 & Revelation 4:1-11 Even though it’s not used as frequently as it used to be, I still like a magnifying glass. It takes something that’s hard to see and makes it bigger. It brings the word or subject into clearer focus so I can see ...read more
Contributed on May 15, 2012
There are at least three dynamics to be considered when planning worship.
“The Word on Worship: Under the Influence” Acts 10: 23-48 Whatever happened to the day when the Sunday worship services could be planned in a matter of minutes. Bulletins were ordered a year at a time with the worship order already printed on the inside cover; the only thing which ...read more