Faculty Blog


Strength in Weakness – June 2019 Opening Convocation Sermon (Dinelle Frankland)

Dr. Dinelle Frankland, Academic Dean, preached on 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 at the June 2019 Opening Convocation.
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2019 Daily Lenten Devotional

You may now subscribe to Dr. Dan Sharp's 2019 Lenten daily devotional guide--with all new content, music links, prayers, and more!
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“The Eternal Weight of Glory” (June ’18 Convocation Sermon)

Dr. Kidd unpacks the implications of the Gospel, including a special application for those planning worship, in this sermon from the Opening Convocation of the June 2018 on-campus intensive session.
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Dr. James Hart

James Hart: Re-Enchanting Worship

How does earthly worship participate in the beauty of heavenly things, and what does this have to do with worship renewal?
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Writing Is a Calling: I Had to Write

Bob Myers' personal journey in writing his first book. He can help you get published.
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Commit Yourself to Truth—Jesus!

Our world is in a turmoil concerning truth! There is only one way to get it right.
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Anamnesis 39: April 2018

The Spring 2018 Edition of the IWS Newsletter includes articles, news from alumni, stories of worship renewal, and useful resources.
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Dr. Alan Rathe

Alan Rathe: Captivity, Frustration, and Other Blessings

If ministry in alienation does anything, it leads us unceremoniously to the end of ourselves.
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Donna Hawk-Reinhard: The Holy Name of Jesus [January 2018 Opening Convocation]

Dr. Donna Hawk-Reinhard, one of two professors teaching the DWS 704 course on the Sacred Actions and Ministry of Worship, preached on the Holy Name of Jesus at the January 2018 Opening Convocation.
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Constance Cherry’s “The Special Service Worship Architect” Released in Korean

IWS founding faculty member Dr. Constance Cherry's book "The Special Service Worship Architect: Blueprints for Weddings, Funerals, Baptisms, Holy Communion, and Other Occasions" has just been released in Korean.
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Living the Language of Worship

Chaplain Darrell Harris, working with Associate Chaplain Nancy Nethercott (D.W.S., ’06) and Guest Chaplain Dan Wilt, presented “Living the Language of Worship” in the January 2017 morning chapels. The series examined the six “untranslated” words of biblical worship: Hallelujah, Abba, Hosanna, Selah, Maranatha, and Amen. Each day’s talk (and scripture presentation, if we recorded it)...
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2016 Advent Devotional

The preparatory season of Advent helps put the nativity of Jesus into the context of his death, resurrection, and ascension. This devotional guide includes an Old Testament prophecy and a fulfillment of that prophecy, with additional explanation and commentary each day.
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