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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:

 
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, […]

 
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 […]

 
Death of Trustee David Witt

Death of Trustee David Witt

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

 
D.W.S. Alumna Tamara Albrecht Has Passed Away

D.W.S. Alumna Tamara Albrecht Has Passed Away

Dr. Tamara Makdad Albrecht, D.W.S. alumna, died unexpectedly last week. She was a member of the Upsilon class.

 
June 2014 Session Audio

June 2014 Session Audio

Sermon audio files from the June 2014 session at IWS

 
Treasures of IWS: Kent Walters

Treasures of IWS: Kent Walters

Dr. Walters has served as Director of Alumni Activities since 2004 and on the DWS faculty since 2008. He is an alumnus of the Alpha Class. “IWS is a place of transformation. Robert Webber envisioned and created an invigorating academic experience where worship theology is worked out in community. God […]

 
Treasures of IWS: Robert E. Webber

Treasures of IWS: Robert E. Webber

Robert E. Webber: Worship needs a foundation in the theological disciplines.

 
The Paschal Mystery: Life out of Death

The Paschal Mystery: Life out of Death

As we enter into the core of Holy Week, let us remember the costly sacrifice of our Savior and enter into the victory of Christ.

 
Practicing For Eternity

Practicing For Eternity

In Lent we practice disciplines that help us to “improve” our Christian lives, becoming, hopefully, better than before.