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It’s Just Eating, Right?

Explore the relationship between the Christian heritage and food, with a focus on bodily health, our access to food, the impact food choices have on the Earth, and how food... read more >

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Christian Hospitality

The challenge of hospitality is the challenge to reflect Christ in the welcoming of strangers, in creating authentic relationships with people unlike us, and in being re-created through the process... read more >

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What Promotes Spiritual Growth

Certain factors related to worship experiences, participation in Bible study, community involvement, and time in personal prayer contribute to the self-reported spiritual growth of worshippers. Other factors have no effect.... read more >

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Worship Services and Sermons

Approximately 50 percent of Catholic homilies last 10 minutes or less, but conservative Protestant sermons are rarely less than 10 minutes, according to the U.S. Congregational Life Survey, which provides... read more >

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Ethnodoxology encourages people to worship in their own way

When people are encouraged to worship in their own "heart language," they are able to know God in the ways they understand. Ethnodoxology—the theological and anthropological study, and practical application,... read more >

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Worship Leadership Study Guides

Worship leaders and planners are charged with guiding the faithful worship of God and the faithful instruction of the congregation. This set of monthly studies, designed to encourage worship committees... read more >

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Children’s Books about Worship

This excellent selected bibliography of books about worship for younger children includes board books with topics like, “Colors I See in Church,” and “Things I Hear in Church.” It also... read more >

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The Paschal Mystery in Liturgy and what it means to us

We all experience loss, tragedy and heartache, and we turn to our faith for guidance and help. In a reflection published by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Joyce Ann Zimmerman suggests... read more >

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The Power of Silence

Silence is more than the absence of sound. It encompasses personal internal stillness. In the midst of the busyness of daily life, the ability to find internal stillness makes it... read more >

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Become a Full Participant in Worship

Churches that struggle the most to experience worship renewal are often churches that have changed God from the source of worship into the object of worship. Attender are disconnected from... read more >

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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