We are kicking off our Class Challenge Scholarship Fund Campaign! This Challenge will run through April 30th. In honor of our 15th Anniversary we have set a goal of $15,000 in total funds raised. Each Class has a Class Whip that will be contacting you and asking you to give […]
Listen to Session 1 of the seminar, “Ever and Always a Teacher: Worship Ministry, Christian Formation, and Everyday Discipleship” by John Witvliet.
Seminar with Dr. C. Michael Hawn, June 16-17, 2014 You Are What You Sing: Faith Formation through Congregational Song Download, fill out, and mail this registration document to the address printed at the bottom of the form. Or, register online. Worship Seminar Mail-in Registration Form
Read about and register for the June 16-17, 2014 Worship Seminar with Dr. C. Michael Hawn.
God as the subject of worship acts through the truth of Christ proclaimed and enacted in worship to form me by the Spirit of God.
Dr. Dan Sharp has assembled a guided journey through the 40 days of Lent!
Because God is the subject who acts upon me in worship, my participation is not reduced to verbal response or to singing. Rather, my participation is living in the pattern of the one who is revealed in worship. -Robert E. Webber, The Divine Embrace: Recovering the Passionate Spiritual Life (Grand […]
Bread and wine disclose the union we have with Jesus . . . not a mere standing but a true and real participation that is lived out in this life as we become the story of God in this world. . . . We move from a delightful contemplation of […]
Audio files from the January 2014 chapel series, “Servant Of All”
Here are the recordings of the Opening Convocation sermon by Dr. Dinelle Frankland, the Presidential Address by Dr. Jim Hart, and the sermon from the Service of Healing and Communion by DWS student, Stephen Bomar, from the January 2014 On-Campus Intensive Session.
In order to be nourished by Christ at bread and wine, most Christians I know will have to go through a paradigm shift. . . . Step into the story of God and see Eucharistic bread and wine from within the story. . . . You live in a supernatural […]
Photos of the John Witvliet Worship Seminar and Alumni Dinner Reception, January 2014
Photos from the January 2014 Session at IWS
Worship prayer does God’s history in this world using the language that is particular and peculiar to the Christian story. The language of prayer is the language of creation, fall, covenant, Passover, tabernacle, prophetic utterance, incarnation, death, resurrection, church, baptism, Eucharist, eschaton. These words . . . are not generic. […]
In the early church the public worship of the church was a prayer of praise and thanksgiving directed not to the people but to God. Seeing worship as prayer is a paradigm shift from the current presentational notion of worship. . . . Worship as prayer shapes who we are. […]