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Faculty Opening: DWS 701

Faculty Opening: DWS 701

The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies is seeking a part-time professor to team-teach a doctoral level course on the Historical Development of Christian Worship twice a year, the first to second Wednesday after January 1 and the second to third Wednesday in June. These are hybrid courses with […]

 
Faculty Changes [January 2015]

Faculty Changes [January 2015]

The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies announced several changes to its faculty during the biannual “Town and Gown” event during the January 2015 On-Campus Intensive Session. Dr. Dinelle Frankland and Dr. Donna Hawk-Reinhard were approved as permanent faculty members, Ms. Susan Massey was appointed as Library Director (with […]

 
Jan 26, 2015: Gnostic Worship Music

Jan 26, 2015: Gnostic Worship Music

A study of contemporary worship songs demonstrates that the current view of worship is not situated in God’s supernatural story.

 
Jan 19, 2015: Beware Secularized Christianity

Jan 19, 2015: Beware Secularized Christianity

How should we approach the crisis of evangelical doubt, the failure to affirm the communication of Christ at Table worship?

 
DWS 704P Practicum Media [January 2015]

DWS 704P Practicum Media [January 2015]

The DWS 704P Practicum class of the January 2015 session led a Eucharistic Healing service of worship on the night of Tuesday, January 13. Printed Order of Worship Sermon: Draw Near to Christ, Our Light [Sam Horowitz] Offertory: The Light of God in Jesus Comes [Words & Music: Michael Francis […]

 
January 2015 Chapel Messages

January 2015 Chapel Messages

Chaplain Darrell Harris spoke to us on the message—messages!—of the Epiphany season. The series was titled, “Star Fire: The Deep Dive & Saving the Best for Last.” Thursday – Go Tell It On the Mountain (Gn 22:9-19) [Direct Download]: Friday – See How the Star-wheel Turns (Gn 1:14-18; Job 38:1-7; […]

 
Jan 12, 2015: The Season of Epiphany

Jan 12, 2015: The Season of Epiphany

Spirituality is Christ living his life in us and through us.

 
Jeff Barker: Come Back to Jesus [Opening Convocation Sermon, January 2015]

Jeff Barker: Come Back to Jesus [Opening Convocation Sermon, January 2015]

Professor Jeff Barker (DWS 702) preaches on the healing of 10 lepers at the January 2015 Opening Convocation. 2 Kings 5 Psalm 146 I Peter 2:1-10a Luke 17:11-19 Embedded Audio-Only Player: (Download link)

 
Presidential Address: Right Worship

Presidential Address: Right Worship

Dr. James R. Hart, IWS President, opened the January 2015 session with an address on right Worship. Embedded player:

 
Jan 5, 2015: Be An Epiphany

Jan 5, 2015: Be An Epiphany

We are called to serve God as an epiphany of the self-giving service of Jesus.

 
Dec 29, 2014: God Initiates

Dec 29, 2014: God Initiates

What humans could not attain because they could not raise themselves to God, God attained by descending to humans.

 
IWS Bibliography January 2015

IWS Bibliography January 2015

The January 2015 update to the IWS Bibliography is out now.

 
President’s Blog: Christmas 2014

President’s Blog: Christmas 2014

This little babe so few days old,
is come to rifle Satan’s fold;
All hell doth at His presence quake,
though He Himself for cold do shake;

 
Dec 22, 2014: The Incarnation and Spirituality

Dec 22, 2014: The Incarnation and Spirituality

The incarnation is the starting point for our spirituality.

 
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.