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Dec 15, 2014: Advent Spirituality

Dec 15, 2014: Advent Spirituality

Advent is a time when we ask, even plead with God not to leave us alone.

 
Dec 8, 2014: God Gets the Last Word

Dec 8, 2014: God Gets the Last Word

The spirituality of Advent calls us to start our journey in expectation of the second coming of Christ. . . . the triumph of God.

 
Dec 1, 2014: God Breaks in During Advent

Dec 1, 2014: God Breaks in During Advent

Advent is the time when God breaks in on us with new surprises and touches us with a renewing and restoring power.

 
Nov 24, 2014: God’s Presence in Worship

Nov 24, 2014: God’s Presence in Worship

Music-centered worship is an extremely limited understanding of God’s presence.

 
Nov 17, 2014: Let the Bible Read You

Nov 17, 2014: Let the Bible Read You

To read the Bible Christologically is to let it read us and the world.

 
Nov 10, 2014: All of Life Is Sacred

Nov 10, 2014: All of Life Is Sacred

God is disclosed in every detail of human existence.

 
Nov 3, 2014: God’s Rescue of Us All

Nov 3, 2014: God’s Rescue of Us All

The greatest drama of human history is God’s becoming one of us to rescue the world.

 
Oct 27, 2014: It’s ALL About Jesus

Oct 27, 2014: It’s ALL About Jesus

The New Testament writers as well as the fathers of the church saw the entire story of God through the incarnation, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

 
Oct 20, 2014: How To Read the Bible

Oct 20, 2014: How To Read the Bible

How do you read the Bible so that it nourishes the spiritual life with its unending depth?

 
Oct 13, 2014: Worship that Deeply Engages

Oct 13, 2014: Worship that Deeply Engages

Ancient worship does truth.

 
Oct 6, 2014: Jesus Is Our Worship

Oct 6, 2014: Jesus Is Our Worship

Worship discloses the work of Jesus Christ. He himself is the eternal leiturgia (liturgy) of God.

 
Sep 29, 2014: The Story Between the Fingers

Sep 29, 2014: The Story Between the Fingers

Worship is the story between the two fingers. . . . But the man whose finger is stretched forth to touch the finger of God is not everyman.

 
Sep 22, 2014: Participants in the Story

Sep 22, 2014: Participants in the Story

-Robert E. Webber, Ancient-Future Worship: Proclaiming and Enacting God’s Narrative (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008), 107.

 
Sep 15, 2014: Worship Is All About God’s Story

Sep 15, 2014: Worship Is All About God’s Story

Worship is all about God’s story.

 
Sep 8, 2014: Word and Table–Hear and See

Sep 8, 2014: Word and Table–Hear and See

Worship is ordered by revelation and incarnation.