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Space, Time and Sacraments

In January, 2007, Church of England Bishop N. T. Wright presented a day-long seminar at Calvin College to look at the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. The seminar... read more >


The Lord’s Supper in Worship

This articles, with links, will help your church celebrate the Service of Communion in the Reformed tradition. Published by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship the article also offers links... read more >


Baptism in Worship

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship provides this page devoted to articles, sample services, group studies, and links to Bible studies and Reformed Worship magazine issues related to the practice... read more >


The Seven Deadly Sins and Spiritual Formation

In a 24-minute audio interview, author Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung discusses the origin of the notion of the seven deadly sins in the desert monastic communities, and its development in the... read more >


Christ the King Sunday Worship Services

Christ the King Sunday is the last Sunday before Advent, and anticipates the sovereignty of the born and risen Christ. It also serves as a transition from Ordinary Time into... read more >


Sermon Prep for Thanksgiving

Keeping the Thanksgiving service fresh, and finding new personal inspiration as a preacher, can be challenging. Here the task is addressed through a variety of ideas for the Thanksgiving service... read more >


Planning for Summer Worship: Constructing a Sermon Series

Here is a discussion of the benefits of using the summer months for worship planning teams to review the previous year and begin preparing for the upcoming September – May... read more >


Planning for Pentecost Season and Summer

Once Easter has been celebrated, worship planners face five months before the season of Advent. Seasonal planning for Ascension, Pentecost, and the period of Ordinary Time are the subjects of... read more >


Ascension Sunday Worship

The ascension of Christ means that in heaven there is one who knows what it means to be and to suffer as a human being; Jesus’ ascent into heaven is... read more >


Worship During Epiphany: Inspiration for Pastors

Christians often feel a bit of a letdown after Advent and Christmas, and as we move into the Epiphany season pastors and church leaders may need some inspiration as they... read more >





Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...

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