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Worship Across the Racial Divide: An Interview with Gerardo Marti

Gerardo Marti, associate professor of Sociology at Davidson College, says, “In the 1990s, every institution in society was diversifying faster than the local church.”...

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A Practical Guide for Nazarene Worship Leaders

What is worship? What makes worship “Christian”? What should we do in worship, and why? “Worship” is not a uniquely Christian concept; it is a feature of virtually every religious tradition. So is all worship created equal?

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The Worship Style of Phineas Bresee

Phineas Bresee was a pastor almost continuously from age 19 to 71. The only exceptions were three years when he was a Methodist presiding elder (district superintendent)...

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Wesleyan Worship and the Story of God's Grace: An Interview with Paul M. Bassett

Historian Paul M. Bassett says his father, a Nazarene minister, shaped his early perspective of worship. “He had a deep reverence for the work of God in salvation, as well as the gifts of baptism and Communion...

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Considering Congregation Worship: A Panel Discussion Moderated by Dan Copp, Global Clergy Development

In mid-2012, the Center of Worship Arts at Trevecca Nazarene University (TNU) hosted a worship summit attended by a small gathering of pastors, worship leaders, educators, and church leaders from around the country...

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Making Giving Worshipful: A Panel Discussion

In the scope of a Sunday morning worship experience, the act of giving is a relatively small segment. Ushers are called, musicians play, and the offering plate passes in just a few seconds. Shave a few centuries off the experience, and the offering...

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ARTICLE: A Practical Guide for Nazarene Worship Leaders

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ARTICLE: The Worship Style of Phineas Bresee

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ARTICLE: Wesleyan Worship and the Story of God's Grace

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ARTICLE: Considering Congregational Worship

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ARTICLE: Making Giving Worshipful

 
 
 
     
     
 

Featured Articles

  • Worship Renewal and the Missional Church: A Pastoral Journey

    worship-and-the-missional-churchAs I sat behind my desk as a new pastor, the first decisions I made were liturgical. Sunday was coming soon. Selected songs needed to be communicated to the musicians. Scripture texts and sermon construction cried for attention. An order of service required organization.
    by: Jeffrey T. Barker

  • Worship Across the Racial Divide: An Interview with Gerardo Marti

    gerardo-martiGerardo Marti, associate professor of Sociology at Davidson College, says, “In the 1990s, every institution in society was diversifying faster than the local church.” Since that time, predominately white congregations have been aggressively playing catch-up
    by: Grace & Peace Magazine

  • Worship Glossary: What is the Lectionary?

    Worship-GlossaryWHAT IS THE LECTIONARY?

    The word lectionary comes from the Latin word for “reading.” It refers to the sequence of scripture readings to be used in church services throughout the year. Many lectionaries have been compiled throughout the history of the Church, from the early centuries to the present. One of the most influential is found in the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, compiled in 1549 by Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury.
    by: Rob L. Staples

  • Considering Congregation Worship: A Panel Discussion Moderated by Dan Copp, Global Clergy Development Director

    In mid-2012, the Center of Worship Arts at Trevecca Nazarene University (TNU) hosted a worship summit attended by a small gathering of pastors, worship leaders, educators, and church leaders from around the country. At the summit’s conclusion, a few attendees were asked to take part in a panel discussion to consider what it means
    by: Grace & Peace Magazine

  • A Wesleyan Response to Current Practice in Worship

    current-practices-in-worshipWhat has happened to the sense of awe and reverence in worship? This is one of the concerns I often hear regarding evangelical worship.
    by: Dirk R. Ellis

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Olivet Nazarene University – Fruin Holiness Conference

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The Heart of Holiness – Compassion and the Holy Life
February 25-27, 2014

Conference Description
The ONU “Pastor Appreciation Days” event sought to explore the relationship between holiness and compassion, and how compassion is not a peripheral activity of service or generosity, but part of the essential expression of holiness. Several workshops were offered on a variety of topics related to holiness and compassion.

 
     
     
 

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