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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.

 
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 […]

 
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.

 
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.

 
Dust Cannot Choose Where it Falls

Dust Cannot Choose Where it Falls

Our job as dust is to make sure that we are anchored loosely enough that God can blow us where he will, and we will not resist.

 
IWS Community News: Spring 2014

IWS Community News: Spring 2014

Read updates from IWS alumni and students.

 
Mar 3, 2014: Worship Forms and Transforms

Mar 3, 2014: Worship Forms and Transforms

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.

 
2014 Lenten Devotional Guide

2014 Lenten Devotional Guide

Dr. Dan Sharp has assembled a guided journey through the 40 days of Lent!

 
Feb 24, 2014: Worship is More Than Singing

Feb 24, 2014: Worship is More Than Singing

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 […]

 
Feb 17, 2014: Embodying the Story of God

Feb 17, 2014: Embodying the Story of God

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 […]

 
Chapel Audio: January 2014

Chapel Audio: January 2014

Audio files from the January 2014 chapel series, “Servant Of All”

 
Feb 10, 2014: The Mystery of Bread and Wine

Feb 10, 2014: The Mystery of Bread and Wine

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 […]

 
Witvliet Seminar & Alumni Event Photos, January 2014

Witvliet Seminar & Alumni Event Photos, January 2014

Photos of the John Witvliet Worship Seminar and Alumni Dinner Reception, January 2014