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Thank You from IWS!

Thank You from IWS!

Dear IWS Community, on behalf of the trustees, faculty and staff of the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, thank you to all who have generously supported IWS through your gifts of treasure, time and talent! We are grateful for your generosity toward the Lord’s work in and through […]

 
Presidential Address: Nil nisi te, Domine, nil nisi te

Presidential Address: Nil nisi te, Domine, nil nisi te

IWS President Jim Hart opened the June 2015 on-campus intensive with an address on the self-emptying of Jesus Christ [Video and Audio].

 
Treasures of IWS: Gerald & Doris Borchert

Treasures of IWS: Gerald & Doris Borchert

“The Webber Institute is a unique type of Christian Graduate Academy. Not only is it intellectually stimulating but it is also both vigorous in enhancing authentic spiritual living and in developing genuine worshiping communities. Both of us are exceedingly grateful for our association with IWS and supportive of its holistic […]

 
Treasures of IWS: Vaughn CroweTipton

Treasures of IWS: Vaughn CroweTipton

“Being a part of the IWS faculty is a rewarding experience allowing me to participate in and learn from the growth, maturation, and renewal of students’s lives as they practice and articulate their faith in worship. In fact, the beauty and genius of IWS is that it uniquely offers an […]

 
Treasures of IWS: Carl Park

Treasures of IWS: Carl Park

“The Psalmist prays to ‘gaze on the beauty of the Lord and seek him in his temple’ (Ps 27:4), and I think IWS has been part of God’s answer to that for his people today. I always leave our on-campus sessions treasuring the warmth of our community and the beauty […]

 
Treasures of IWS: Jeff Barker

Treasures of IWS: Jeff Barker

Karen Lewis and her family have been with IWS from the very first session, exercising a ministry of hospitality.

 
Treasures of IWS: Karen Lewis

Treasures of IWS: Karen Lewis

Karen Lewis and her family have been with IWS from the very first session, exercising a ministry of hospitality.

 
Treasures of IWS: Dan Sharp

Treasures of IWS: Dan Sharp

Reggie Kidd sees how God is changing the Church through IWS.

 
Treasures of IWS: Reggie Kidd

Treasures of IWS: Reggie Kidd

Reggie Kidd sees how God is changing the Church through IWS.

 
IWS Fund 2015 Kick-Off

IWS Fund 2015 Kick-Off

“Fund-raising is, first and foremost, a form of ministry. It is a way of announcing our vision and inviting other people into our mission….Fund-raising is proclaiming what we believe in such a way that we offer other people an opportunity to participate with us in our vision and mission.” —Henri […]

 
James Hart: Right Worship

James Hart: Right Worship

If you want the key to reading the entire biblical narrative, this is it—God calling his creation to right worship.

 
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 […]

 
Will You Partner with Us in the 2015 Scholarship Fund Campaign?

Will You Partner with Us in the 2015 Scholarship Fund Campaign?

Our students, graduates and faculty are truly impacting worship renewal and education around the globe! I hope you will consider making a tax-deductible gift today to our Scholarship Fund.

 
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.

 
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: