Worship

Justin S. Holcomb
James K. A. Smith, Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation . Cultural Liturgies, vol. 1. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009, 240pp. $22.99/£12.99 In Desiring the Kingdom , James K. A. Smith sets forth a vision of Christian formation that seeks to challenge preconceived...
iii. Prayer, with thanksgiving, being one special part of religious worship, is by God required of all men: and, that it may be accepted, it is to be made in the name of the Son, by the help of His Spirit, according to His will, with understanding, reverence, humility, fervency, faith, love and...
i. The light of nature shows that there is a God, who has lordship and sovereignty over all, is good, and does good unto all, and is therefore to be feared, loved, praised, called upon, trusted in, and served, with all the heart, and with all the soul, and with all the might. But the acceptable way...
mholst
In the various worship wars that continue to rage, there is one element (no pun intended) that is more dangerous than any other. I am not referring to the guitar vs. organ or the suit vs. casual debates. Nor I am referring to the debate about the role of women in worship. Rather I'm thinking of the...
mholst
In the various worship wars that continue to rage, there is one element (no pun intended) that is more dangerous than any other. I am not referring to the guitar vs. organ or the suit vs. casual debates. Nor I am referring to the debate about the role of women in worship. Rather I'm thinking of the...
Rob Hill Articles
Reformed Worship: Worship That Is According to Scripture By Terry Johnson 72 p. Reformed Academic Press (2002) Reviewed by Rob Hill It has recently been noted in Christianity Today, among other places, that Reformed theology is enjoying a resurgence among the younger generation of Christians in...
Psalm singing is experiencing a renaissance. A national worship conference being held this year is entitled "Rediscovering the Psalms". Websites are providing resources for people who would like to learn more about psalm singing. Churches are making strategic plans to train their members in psalm...
Derek Thomas Articles
Drawing too many conclusions from descriptive passages is hermeneutically perilous. Revelation 5 is descriptive of heavenly worship and not necessarily prescriptive of worship here on earth. There are aspects of it which are non-transferable to our gathered worship settings on the Lord's Day. After...
Anyone who wishes to respond to Rick Phillips's stirring call to family worship will find a helpful resource in Terry Johnson's recent publication, The Family Worship Book . In addition to a rationale for family worship and helpful hints for getting started, Terry provides outlines, suggested...
Rick Phillips
Returning to our editor's theme for the start of this year, I would make another suggestion for "the most important issue facing the church in 2008?" Having already suggested a renewed passion for world missions and the support of the growing church in the developing world, I would also like to...