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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.

 
Jan 9, 2017: True Spirituality

Jan 9, 2017: True Spirituality

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

 
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 […]

 
Jan 2, 2017: An Epiphany In Me

Jan 2, 2017: An Epiphany In Me

I had been called from light to darkness, and now I was to be a manifestation of Christ.

 
Dec 26, 2016: God Unites with Us

Dec 26, 2016: God Unites with Us

What humans could not attain because they could not raise themselves to God, God attained by descending to humans.

 
Jim Hart: Merry Christmas from IWS

Jim Hart: Merry Christmas from IWS

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. —John 1:14 NIV “And now, with what words shall we praise the love of God? What thanks […]

 
Dec 19, 2016: Spiritual Discipline in Advent

Dec 19, 2016: Spiritual Discipline in Advent

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

 
Dec 12, 2016: Tell the Story

Dec 12, 2016: Tell the Story

The heart of the story is how God became one of us.

 
Dec 5, 2016: Jesus Is Lord

Dec 5, 2016: Jesus Is Lord

This truth will make you free

 
Jim Hart: Advent 2016 Reflection

Jim Hart: Advent 2016 Reflection

So, we wait and we pray. God willing, our grandbaby will arrive in a week or two. But our hope and expectation nonetheless is necessarily in God alone. According to St. Augustine, patient, persistent and attentive prayer primarily expands our hearts and “exercises our desires” to receive the ultimate good that God has for us.

 
Nov 28, 2016: Threats to God’s Narrative

Nov 28, 2016: Threats to God’s Narrative

A wake-up call to all Christians to become aware of the most pressing spiritual issue of our time.

 
Jim Hart: A Thanksgiving Message

Jim Hart: A Thanksgiving Message

According to the Church Fathers, God condescended to us in the incarnation so we could fully participate in the divine nature.

 
Nov 21, 2016: Return to God’s Narrative

Nov 21, 2016: Return to God’s Narrative

The church has been corrupted by cultural accommodation.

 
IWS “Best of the Best” for 6th Straight Year

IWS “Best of the Best” for 6th Straight Year

JACKSONVILLE, Fla- Worship Leader Magazine has honored the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies as one of the top programs in higher education currently influencing Christian Worship by awarding it the “Best of the Best” distinction for the sixth consecutive year. The prestigious list of contributors in the field […]

 
2016 Advent Devotional

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.