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Worship Seminar

 

Future IWS Intensives

2017

January 4-11
June 14-21

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January 2017 Seminar: Models for Worship Renewal

January 2017 Seminar: Models for Worship Renewal

The increase in biblical illiteracy in churches today challenges Christians to rediscover the centrality of Jesus in the biblical narrative.

 
The Portraits of Jesus and the New Illiteracy

The Portraits of Jesus and the New Illiteracy

New book introduction and overview by G. Borchert.

 
Christine Pohl Seminar Reflections

Christine Pohl Seminar Reflections

“The Worship Seminar with Christine Pohl was fantastic! Each session was rich with content and will be fodder for sermons and staff meetings over the next year” (Seminar 2016 attendee).

 
2016 IWS Seminar Media: Cultivating Community and Worship

2016 IWS Seminar Media: Cultivating Community and Worship

Audio and video resources from the seminar “Cultivating Community and Worship” by Dr. Christine Pohl.

 
Christine Pohl: Hospitality and Social Ministry

Christine Pohl: Hospitality and Social Ministry

How is hospitality different than social ministry?

 
Christine Pohl: Hospitality As a Way of Life

Christine Pohl: Hospitality As a Way of Life

The importance of inviting people into our lives as we live them.

 
Christine Pohl: Challenges to Hospitality

Christine Pohl: Challenges to Hospitality

Strengthening the practice of hospitality.

 
Christine Pohl: Who Is the Stranger?

Christine Pohl: Who Is the Stranger?

Strangers are those who are without a place or away from their place.

 
Christine Pohl: Hospitality

Christine Pohl: Hospitality

Congregations that practice hospitality are powerfully countercultural.

 
Christine Pohl: Truthful Communities

Christine Pohl: Truthful Communities

Living truthfully and speaking the truth in love require wisdom and discernment.

 
Christine Pohl: Self-Deception

Christine Pohl: Self-Deception

People who want to be good are most vulnerable to self-deception.

 
Christine Pohl: Truthfulness

Christine Pohl: Truthfulness

Choosing truthfulness in a culture of spin and exaggeration is difficult.

 
Christine Pohl: Strengthening the Practice of Promising

Christine Pohl: Strengthening the Practice of Promising

The power of the Holy Spirit and the grace of God enable us to keep the promises we make.

 
Christine Pohl: When Believers Devour

Christine Pohl: When Believers Devour

We are never released from the call to love.

 
Christine Pohl: Broken Promises and Betrayal

Christine Pohl: Broken Promises and Betrayal

In the cross we see the bearing of deep betrayals and failures.