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Anamnesis 50: August 2023

The 50th Edition of the IWS Newsletter, Anamnesis including alumni updates, news, and inspiring articles.
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2 Reasons Why You Should Study Worship

In recent years there has been a proliferation of higher education degrees in worship studies. But why should we study worship at all?  Let me begin with an explanation of what IWS is: IWS is a school of theology, specifically emphasizing the theology of worship. But what is theology? The etymology of the word would...
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Corporate Lenten Disciplines: An Ash Wednesday Devotional from the President of IWS

“I have sewn sackcloth over my skin, And laid my head in the dust.” (Job 16:15 NKJV) Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the season of Lent. God calls us to observe a holy Lent through assessment, penitence, discipline and renewal, using the classical church practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Historically, the Church...
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Live Webinar with Rory Noland–Feb 25

An interactive webinar LIVE online with the author of Transforming Worship. Register now
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Anamnesis 48: August 2022

The August 2022 Edition of the IWS Community Newsletter: Student, alumni, and faculty news, photos from graduation, articles from staff and faculty, and more!
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The Worship Architect, Award-Winning Book by IWS Professor Constance Cherry, Updated and Expanded for 2nd Edition

IWS Professor Dr. Constance Cherry’s award-winning The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services (Baker Academic) has been updated and expanded. The enhancements in this second edition include new content on global worship and worshiping during a pandemic, major updates related to worship styles and worship music, and more. As...
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Strength out of Weakness: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10

The Bible is filled with examples of God’s people leading out of weakness.
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The Way We Were . . . and Are: View from the Chaplain’s Chair

Darrell Harris tells the story of how IWS chapel worship evolved over his 20-year tenure as Chaplain.
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“Name Above All Names” – January 2020 Opening Convocation Sermon (Lou Kaloger)

Lou Kaloger, MWS Professor, preaches at Opening Convocation (January 1 2020) on the occasion of the Feast of the Holy Name. The readings were Numbers 6:22-27, Psalm 8, Galatians 4:4-7, and Luke 2:15-21.
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Advent Devotional Now Available

Dr. Dan Sharp's yearly Advent Devotional is now available! For those unfamiliar, after subscribing, you will receive in your email at 5 AM EST each morning that day's devotional. It consists of the pericope for the day, a short commentary on the passage often with contextual information, a link to music related to the content...
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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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