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Jim Hart: Fullness of the Divine Life (A Holy Week Reflection)

Jim Hart: Fullness of the Divine Life (A Holy Week Reflection)

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being […]

 
Spring 2015 Technology Update

Spring 2015 Technology Update

I’m afraid my move from the Washington, D.C., back to North Florida disrupted my blog updates here. I’ll cover as best I the Fall and Winter time periods in this update. Much of the last few months has been spent internally migrating to a new server for the local office. […]

 
Dan Sharp’s 2015 Lent Devotional Now Available

Dan Sharp’s 2015 Lent Devotional Now Available

I have prepared a daily devotional guide for use during the season of Lent. This year’s guide contains all new material, and references John Bunyan’s classic allegory The Pilgrim’s Progress. You can learn more about the book and purchase it at the website of the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando.

 
Ash Wednesday Devotion via St. Ephrem

Ash Wednesday Devotion via St. Ephrem

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of the season of Lent. Lent is forty-seven days set aside for letting God renew us through self-denial and self-examination, casting off those habits and practices which lead to less than favorable results, and taking on those habits and practices that contribute to our spiritual, social and even physical vitality, restoration and renewal.

 
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:

 
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;

 
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 […]

 
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!

 
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 […]

 
Advancing the Legacy: Planned Giving

Advancing the Legacy: Planned Giving

How much thought have you given to what may be the single largest material gift you’ll give?

 
Treasures of IWS: Greg Wilde

Treasures of IWS: Greg Wilde

Dr. Wilde has taught MWS 502, “History of Christian Worship” since the M.W.S. program began in 2002. He is an alumnus of the Epsilon Class. “It is truly a delight to be part of a work of the Holy Spirit that is transforming not only the lives of a few […]

 
Google Hangouts now Available for @iws.edu Accounts!

Google Hangouts now Available for @iws.edu Accounts!

The oft-requested Google Hangouts feature is now available to all @iws.edu accounts. You can get started using this video conferencing feature today!

 
Death of Trustee David Witt

Death of Trustee David Witt

Trustee David Witt has died following years of service to IWS.