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Dec 15, 2014: Advent Spirituality

Dec 15, 2014: Advent Spirituality

Advent is a time when we ask, even plead with God not to leave us alone.

 
Dec 8, 2014: God Gets the Last Word

Dec 8, 2014: God Gets the Last Word

The spirituality of Advent calls us to start our journey in expectation of the second coming of Christ. . . . the triumph of God.

 
Video Contest 2014 Winners

Video Contest 2014 Winners

Three current students took home first, second, and third place in this year’s Video Contest!

 
Dec 1, 2014: God Breaks in During Advent

Dec 1, 2014: God Breaks in During Advent

Advent is the time when God breaks in on us with new surprises and touches us with a renewing and restoring power.

 
President’s Blog: Thanksgiving 2014

President’s Blog: Thanksgiving 2014

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (ESV) “In all created things discern the providence and wisdom of God, and in all things give Him thanks.” St. Teresa of Avila “Though the fig tree should not blossom, […]

 
Dan Sharp’s 2014 Advent Devotional Now Available

Dan Sharp’s 2014 Advent Devotional Now Available

One of the ways we observe the holy season of Advent, preparing for the birth of Jesus, is by taking time each day to be with God. I have written an Advent devotional guide to use daily during the season to remind you that Emmanuel means “God with us.” You […]

 
Nov 24, 2014: God’s Presence in Worship

Nov 24, 2014: God’s Presence in Worship

Music-centered worship is an extremely limited understanding of God’s presence.

 
IWS to Present 5th Annual Festival of Advent Lessons & Carols

IWS to Present 5th Annual Festival of Advent Lessons & Carols

IWS will sponsor a community-wide Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at New Grace Church in Fleming Island. This event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is a traditional choral worship service composed of a stirring collection of Advent hymns and carols, interspersed between Scripture readings. The service is intended to heighten the expectation of the coming celebration of Christmas. Featured are the IWS Community Choir, local musicians, pastors and community leaders. A reception will follow.

 
Nov 17, 2014: Let the Bible Read You

Nov 17, 2014: Let the Bible Read You

To read the Bible Christologically is to let it read us and the world.

 
2013-2014 Annual Report Published

2013-2014 Annual Report Published

Thank you to all who have partnered with us in our mission to renew the Church through worship. Please take a moment to read our Annual Report and catch a glimpse of what we’re up to worldwide!

 
Nov 10, 2014: All of Life Is Sacred

Nov 10, 2014: All of Life Is Sacred

God is disclosed in every detail of human existence.

 
IWS Named “Best of the Best” by Worship Leader Magazine for 4th Straight Year

IWS Named “Best of the Best” by Worship Leader Magazine for 4th Straight Year

ORANGE PARK, Fla- Worship Leader Magazine recently honored the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies as one of the top educational programs currently influencing Christian Worship by awarding it the “Best of the Best” distinction for the fourth consecutive year. The prestigious list of contributors in the field of […]

 
Nov 3, 2014: God’s Rescue of Us All

Nov 3, 2014: God’s Rescue of Us All

The greatest drama of human history is God’s becoming one of us to rescue the world.

 
Oct 27, 2014: It’s ALL About Jesus

Oct 27, 2014: It’s ALL About Jesus

The New Testament writers as well as the fathers of the church saw the entire story of God through the incarnation, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

 
Oct 20, 2014: How To Read the Bible

Oct 20, 2014: How To Read the Bible

How do you read the Bible so that it nourishes the spiritual life with its unending depth?