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Knowing that preachers and teachers are in the midst of worship and sermon planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and inspiring articles about worship and sermon topics.
Best Resources on Worship
In 2004, after nearly three decades as a pastor, the Rev. John Terpstra found himself straining to find joy and meaning in what he did for a living. He was in his early-50s and wondered what would come next.
The number of Americans with no religious affiliation continues to rise. Fewer young people are going to church. And the effects of recession have placed greater burdens on religious institutions in a time of shrinking resources.
A church in Illinois streams video of a sermon from the home church miles away and displays it on a large screen. A church in California offers half a dozen “video cafes,” each featuring different types of worship music to correspond to the different tastes of its participants. These are just a few of the changes taking place as U.S. congregations grapple with new technologies and contemporary idioms in worship.
|Lilly Fellows Program Network Exchange Program grants are designed to allow Network member... More >||The blues, which have so profoundly shaped American popular music – from jazz and rhythm &... More >|
|The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA... More >||"We are wired to be outside. In her new book, "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier,... More >|
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