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Feb 20, 2017: Seeking, Healing God

Feb 20, 2017: Seeking, Healing God

In worship God is speaking and acting, bringing to me the benefits of redemption.

 
Feb 6, 2017: Centrality of Worship

Feb 6, 2017: Centrality of Worship

The primary work of the church is worship.

 
Jan 30, 2017: Self-Centered Culture/Church

Jan 30, 2017: Self-Centered Culture/Church

Many of our contemporary popular songs participate in the narcissism of our culture.

 
The January 2017 Session in Review

The January 2017 Session in Review

Grace and peace to you! Almost two weeks ago we finished the 36th on-campus session of the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. This week I will be heading to the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship’s 2017 Symposium and will meet up with alumni, students, faculty and IWS GROW […]

 
Faculty & Staff Transitions, January 2017

Faculty & Staff Transitions, January 2017

Dr. Eric Ohlmann, Academic Dean, is stepping down. Dr. Darrell Harris, formerly Dean of the Chapel, is being promoted to a new position. Mrs. Carol Shutters, Director of Advancement, has stepped down.

 
Jan 23, 2017: Worship Is a Verb

Jan 23, 2017: Worship Is a Verb

Worship is not done to us or for us, but by us.

 
Living the Language of Worship

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 […]

 
Jan 16, 2017: First Priority

Jan 16, 2017: First Priority

The early disciples underwent a radical reorientation of their allegiances, their occupations, their entire lives.

 
“Amen” [Living the Language of Worship]

“Amen” [Living the Language of Worship]

In the concluding chapel service of the January 2017 on-campus intensive session, Chaplain Darrell Harris comments on the word “Amen.”

 
“Maranatha” [Living the Language of Worship]

“Maranatha” [Living the Language of Worship]

Associate Chaplain and G.R.O.W. Center Co-Director Nancy Nethercott explores the the already-but-not-yet which the word “Maranatha” inhabits with wisdom from the mission field and persecuted church.

 
“Selah” [Living the Language of Worship]

“Selah” [Living the Language of Worship]

Chaplain Darrell Harris invites us to make room for “Selah” not only in our worship, but in our lives.

 
Jan 9, 2017: True Spirituality

Jan 9, 2017: True Spirituality

True spirituality longs for, seeks for, and wills abandonment of self.

 
“Hosanna” [Living the Language of Worship]

“Hosanna” [Living the Language of Worship]

In our 3rd day of morning chapel, Guest Chaplain Dan Wilt explores the loaded word of praise “Hosanna.” And what does “Hosanna” have to do with flipping tables, anyway?

 
IWS Bibliography January 2017

IWS Bibliography January 2017

The IWS Bibliography has been updated for the January 2017 on-campus intensive, thanks to the hard work of IWS Bibliographer Dr. Mark Torgerson. All recent additions to the bibliography are identified just after the table of contents. The titles mentioned there will also be integrated into the bibliography under the […]

 
“Abba” [Living the Language of Worship]

“Abba” [Living the Language of Worship]

Chaplain Darrell Harris explores the intimacy and complexity of the relationship offered in the biblical word “Abba.”