Category Archives: Liturgy and Worship

A Basic Guide to Reformed Worship

[This was originally posted on the Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville blog on 2 September 2011] For many joining us in worship on Sunday morning the form can be a bit unusual. I know I wasn’t raised worshiping God according to … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiology, Liturgy and Worship, Sabbath

Reformed Worship, Part 2

[This was originally posted on the Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville blog on 18 November 2011] Sometimes our form of worship can be hard to understand and follow. I was reminded of this again recently when I sat next to a … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiology, Liturgy and Worship, Sabbath

“Gospel” is a Noun

[This was originally posted on the Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville blog on 23 February 2012] It is quite popular in American churches today to speak of the gospel as though it is something we do. All sorts of good works … Continue reading

Posted in Christ and Culture, Christian Living, Ecclesiology, Liturgy and Worship

Great Irony

There are those of us around the church for the past several years that have been pointing out a growing trend that we could only support anecdotally, but which has now been confirmed statistically. The church growth movement, in its … Continue reading

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Christ is Risen! He is Risen, Indeed!

If any person is devout and loves God, let him come to this radiant triumphant feast. If any person is a wise follower, let him enter into the joy of his Lord, rejoicing. If any have fasted long, let him … Continue reading

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