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From Soup to Sermon Resources from American Christianity

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How Do You End The Service?

How Do You End The Service?

A pastor friend from another church said his custom was to offer the benediction with one hand that he held straight and outward from his body. He thought one hand made the moment more intimate and unassuming. But when his neighbor attended his congregation as a guest the pastor got unexpected and alarming feedback. [Full Article on Reformed Worship].


Insights into Religion Understanding our Similiarities and Differences

Through studying the religious and spiritual practices of other religions we can learn how to grow our own communities, how to live in peace with our neighbors and learn more about our own traditions spiritual practices.


Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Sermon Resources

Calvin Institute Of Christian Worship: The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) promotes the study of Christian worship and the renewal of worship in worshiping communities worldwide.


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Recipe for Church Inclusion

Recipe for Church Inclusion

Dates & Time: 
Jan 30, 2018
Three Ingredients That Will Guarantee a Place of Belonging with Persons of Varied Abilities. This seminar, sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, is a pre-event available to those registering for the 2018 Association of Presbyterian Church Educators annual conference.
Galt House Hotel, 140 North Fourth St. Louisville, KY

Can a Robot Join A Faith?

Can a Robot Join A Faith?

Making Sophia a citizen, some commentators noted, effectively gave her more rights than most Saudi women. It was also an insult to the kingdom’s minority groups, especially to migrant laborers, who have been denied citizenship for generations. An article in Newsweek suggested that Sophia, as a non-Muslim, was not even technically eligible. This claim, it turns out, is not quite accurate: there is no explicit mention of religion in the country’s immigration regulations, though officials may factor it in at their discretion.

Dilemma Over Confederate Monuments

Dilemma Over Confederate Monuments

Referring to Confederate Monuments and the Power of Absence, Menachem Weckerart said, "objects are rarely simple, and once they’ve taken hold, their absence too can retain power and a symbolic kind of presence.





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...


Sat, Apr 28, 2018 - 09:00 am
"Worship as Journey: A Day of Learning and Renewal" is a conference for everyone interested in worship and music on Saturday, April 28...

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