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June 2014 Seminar: You Are What You Sing—Faith Formation through Congregational Song

June 2014 Seminar: You Are What You Sing—Faith Formation through Congregational Song

Read about and register for the June 16-17, 2014 Worship Seminar with Dr. C. Michael Hawn.

 
John Witvliet: Teaching the Psalms in Worship

John Witvliet: Teaching the Psalms in Worship

Listen to Session 3 of the seminar, “Ever and Always a Teacher: Worship Ministry, Christian Formation, and Everyday Discipleship” by John Witvliet, held January 13-14, 2014 at IWS. Use the embedded player to listen on this page, or right-click on the track title to download and save it for later. […]

 
John Witvliet: Teaching the Christian Year

John Witvliet: Teaching the Christian Year

Listen to Session 2 of the seminar, “Ever and Always a Teacher: Worship Ministry, Christian Formation, and Everyday Discipleship” by John Witvliet, held January 13-14, 2014 at IWS. Use the embedded player to listen on this page, or right-click on the track title to download and save it for later. […]

 
John Witvliet: Teaching to Deepen Practices, Part 2

John Witvliet: Teaching to Deepen Practices, Part 2

Listen to PART 2 of Session 1 of the seminar, “Ever and Always a Teacher: Worship Ministry, Christian Formation, and Everyday Discipleship” by John Witvliet, held January 13-14, 2014 at IWS. Use the embedded player to listen on this page, or right-click on the track title to download and save […]

 
Apr 21, 2014: Robert Webber Tribute

Apr 21, 2014: Robert Webber Tribute

Remembering Robert Webber

 
Subscribing to Forums in Moodle

Subscribing to Forums in Moodle

Have you ever wanted to be notified of updates to a Moodle forum–like maybe the IWS Job Board, or the Prayer and Praise Wall? Or maybe you wanted to stop getting updates to a Moodle Forum? Or change the kind of notifications you get? Keep reading for a look at […]

 
The Paschal Mystery: Life out of Death

The Paschal Mystery: Life out of Death

As we enter into the core of Holy Week, let us remember the costly sacrifice of our Savior and enter into the victory of Christ.

 
Apr 14, 2014: The Spiritual Journey of Holy Week

Apr 14, 2014: The Spiritual Journey of Holy Week

As I contemplated the spiritual journey of Holy Week . . . I knew this was not a week for shopping, vacation, parties, or hilarity. I sensed this was the week that above all weeks was to be set aside for the journey into death. I knew the worship of […]

 
Apr 7, 2014: God Does What We Cannot Do

Apr 7, 2014: God Does What We Cannot Do

In the incarnation, God unites with our humanity in Jesus Christ. . . . Reflection on the incarnation and its connection to every aspect of God’s story is the missing link in today’s theological reflection and worship. The link is found in these words: God does for us what we […]

 
Mar 31, 2014: The Style of Worship

Mar 31, 2014: The Style of Worship

I am concerned over how worship has become a program, a show, and entertainment. Once again the problem is a self-centered and presentational approach to worship. . . . Presentational worship turns true worship on its head. If worship is truly doing God’s story and calling people to find their […]

 
Anamnesis 31: Spring 2014 Edition

Anamnesis 31: Spring 2014 Edition

March 2014 Edition of the IWS Newsletter

 
Practicing For Eternity

Practicing For Eternity

In Lent we practice disciplines that help us to “improve” our Christian lives, becoming, hopefully, better than before.

 
Mar 24, 2014: Remember and Anticipate

Mar 24, 2014: Remember and Anticipate

In worship we remember God’s story in the past and anticipate God’s story in the future. -Robert E. Webber, Ancient-Future Worship: Proclaiming and Enacting God’s Narrative (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008), 23. Sign up to receive Webber Quote by email.

 
IWS Faculty News: Spring 2014

IWS Faculty News: Spring 2014

Read updates from IWS faculty members.

 
God’s Time and God’s Way

God’s Time and God’s Way

God works in his time and in his way. What started out as a very ordinary conversation with a friend turned out to be a catalyst to introduce our family to a new chapter in life.