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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 […]

 
Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015

The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (IWS) celebrated its 14th annual Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2015 with the graduation of 37 Masters and Doctoral students. “We are so proud to congratulate our distinguished graduates,” said President James R. Hart, who presided over the Commencement. “Their achievements […]

 
June 2015 Chapel Sessions

June 2015 Chapel Sessions

During the June 2015 session, Chaplain Darrell Harris presented a series of messages on “Yes” focusing on (biblical) aspects of the Virgin Mary’s life. The individual messages (most with video) are available here.

 
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].

 
Emily Vermilya: Faith Seeking Understanding [Opening Convocation Sermon, June 2015]

Emily Vermilya: Faith Seeking Understanding [Opening Convocation Sermon, June 2015]

IWS Professor Dr. Emily Vermilya, preaches on faith and the difficult words of Jesus Christ at the June 2015 Opening Convocation service. Readings: Isaiah 55:1-9 Psalm 63 2 Corinthians 4:1-12 John 6:60-69

 
IWS Bibliography June 2015

IWS Bibliography June 2015

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

 
16th Anniversary “Treasures” Series

16th Anniversary “Treasures” Series

We’re highlighting some of the “treasures” of IWS in honor of our sixteenth anniversary! Here they are…

 
Remembering Bob Webber

Remembering Bob Webber

Bob’s life verse: Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might (Ecc 9:10).

 
Anamnesis 33: Spring 2015 Edition

Anamnesis 33: Spring 2015 Edition

Anamnesis is the newsletter of the Robert Webber Institute for Worship Studies. Read the Spring 2015 Edition.

 
News from the IWS Community, Spr 2015

News from the IWS Community, Spr 2015

Rebecca Abbott, D.W.S., Pi 2010, reports, “I’m taking some of what I learned from IWS on the road in May and June. Joining the Party: Celebrating Two Thousand Years of Congregational Song will be a walk through church history with a representative song from each era, a dynamic lecture-concert with […]

 
IWS News Summary, Spr 2015

IWS News Summary, Spr 2015

IWS Accreditation Reaffirmation The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) recently reaffirmed our accredited status. The accreditation evaluation team commended IWS for its “in-depth and thorough approach to the entire self-study process and its commitment to improve the Institution.” The team also commended IWS for its commitment to the mission, […]

 
Student Achievement and Institutional Effectiveness [March 2015]

Student Achievement and Institutional Effectiveness [March 2015]

The Institute for Worship Studies recognizes the importance of assessing how well students are doing in their degree programs, and how effective the Institute for Worship Studies is in the pursuit of its institutional goals. Here is the latest summary of our findings: The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship […]

 
Reaffirmation of Accredited Status

Reaffirmation of Accredited Status

The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (IWS) has been reaffirmed for Accredited Status by the the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). IWS is the only higher education school in North America focused exclusively on training church leaders through graduate level worship education.

 
June 2015 Seminar: Worship That Shows and Matters

June 2015 Seminar: Worship That Shows and Matters

The evidence of faithful worship is measured by how it fosters lives that reflect the God we worship, especially in the stewardship of power.

 
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 […]