Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being […]
I resolved to walk in the way of the cross–the journey into death.
I’m afraid my move from the Washington, D.C., back to North Florida disrupted my blog updates here. I’ll cover as best I the Fall and Winter time periods in this update. Much of the last few months has been spent internally migrating to a new server for the local office. […]
What nourishes and transforms us at bread and wine is the disclosure of the whole story of God—creation, incarnation, re-creation.
Memory is not mere recall.
The spiritual life is lived out of the crucifixion.
The Institute for Worship Studies recognizes the importance of assessing how well students are doing in their degree programs, and how effective the Institute for Worship Studies is in the pursuit of its institutional goals. Here is the latest summary of our findings: The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship […]
The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (IWS) has been reaffirmed for Accredited Status by the the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). IWS is the only higher education school in North America focused exclusively on training church leaders through graduate level worship education.
When we see ourselves inside God’s story, we become broken bread and poured out wine to others.
The evidence of faithful worship is measured by how it fosters lives that reflect the God we worship, especially in the stewardship of power.
I have prepared a daily devotional guide for use during the season of Lent. This year’s guide contains all new material, and references John Bunyan’s classic allegory The Pilgrim’s Progress. You can learn more about the book and purchase it at the website of the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando.
When we come to the Table with the eyes of faith, we experience the burning conviction that we live in a supernatural world.
Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of the season of Lent. Lent is forty-seven days set aside for letting God renew us through self-denial and self-examination, casting off those habits and practices which lead to less than favorable results, and taking on those habits and practices that contribute to our spiritual, social and even physical vitality, restoration and renewal.
The ancient fathers taught that symbols participate in the reality they re-present.
The early church fathers did not see bread and wine as a mere human reminder of Jesus.