Dan Sharp: Recommended Choral Anthems for Lent and Easter

Jump to Lent • Holy Week • Palm/Passion Sunday • Eastertide Lent Pie Jesu (from Requiem), Andrew Lloyd Webber SATB—Hal Leonard HL 08603519 Need exceptional soprano I and II (youth) for duet. Choir part is easy. I have also orchestrated it per the recording with Sarah Brightman. Holy Week Beneath the Cross of Jesus, arr....
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Constance Cherry: Planning Blended Worship

Learn how to re-think the meaning of blended worship. No more quotas of hymns and choruses! Instead, learn practical ways to add fullness and depth to your worship by integrating a wide variety of worship expressions, both old and new.
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Lester Ruth: Don’t Lose the Trinity! A Plea to Songwriters

Let this piece serve as an earnest appeal to songwriters: please don’t lose the Trinity as you write songs! Why would I say such a thing? Because my study of the most used contemporary worship songs in the last fifteen years shows that there is a danger our songs reflect love for a god who...
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Dan Sharp: Favorite Choral Anthems

Here are some wonderful pieces that are well written and not too difficult with some good work. The Eyes of All Wait Upon Thee, Jean Berger SATB—Augsburg Publishing 0800645596 A classic a cappella setting of Psalm 145:15-16 Score image Followers of the Lamb, Phillip Dietterich SATB—Hope Publishing AG 7223 American folk tune, a cappella Even...
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Robert E. Webber: How Will the Millennials Worship? (A Snapshot of the Very Near Future)

Reformed Worship asked Robert Webber, a long-time friend, to write an editorial for this issue in which we explore ways churches are dealing with the intersection of worship, culture, and evangelism. In this issue you’ll find several different approaches from a variety of denominational traditions that we hope will stimulate discussion in your worship committees,...
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Robert E. Webber: Ten Questions Youth Leaders Ask About Worship

At Biola University, a fifty-minute chapel is offered every day, Monday through Friday, but is required three times a week (M, W, F). Students have also initiated their own, student-led, worship services (mostly praise) on Wednesday and Sunday evenings. Two to three hundred students attend these guitar-based events. Here are some changes I’ve witnessed in...
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