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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
According to the Church Fathers, God condescended to us in the incarnation so we could fully participate in the divine nature.
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 […]
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.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our work of forming servant leaders in Christian worship renewal around the globe! This Annual Report is our recap of the 2015-16 fiscal year.
The increase in biblical illiteracy in churches today challenges Christians to rediscover the centrality of Jesus in the biblical narrative.
Receive a good dose of inspiration in the form of articles, stories and news, including a feature on the personal side of Robert Webber.
Imagine hearing Robert Webber address the graduating class! Here you go.
“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).
Audio and video resources from the seminar “Cultivating Community and Worship” by Dr. Christine Pohl.