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I Doubt It

1 Comment » Written on December 20th, 2013     
Filed under: Bible, Devotional, Guest Post, Leadership, Prayer, Scripture
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by Michael Hill

A FAMILIAR STORY

It’s Sunday morning, and you’re up before the dawn to prepare your heart to lead God’s people in worship. You make a beeline to



Sorted Out

2 comments Written on September 13th, 2013     
Filed under: Bible, Core Values, Ethics, Formation, Leadership, Order of Worship, Songwriting, Style of Worship, The Psalms
psalmsToday’s post is written by Geoff Twigg, Adjunct Professor at North Park University in Chicago. Geoff is a pastor, singer/songwriter, worship leader and ministry consultant, and serves the ECC as a member of the denomination’s Commission on Worship.

A headline



In the Den?

1 Comment » Written on September 6th, 2013     
Filed under: Bible, Devotional, Formation, Guest Post, Scripture, Theology, Writing and blogging
Today’s post is by guest blogger Josef Rasheed, Senior Pastor of CrossRoads Covenant Church in DeSoto, TX. Josef is a member of the Covenant’s Commission on Worship and a regular worship leader at Midwinter and Annual Meeting. He blogs


Devotional for a pilgrimage…

Today’s post is written by Geoff Twigg, Adjunct Professor at North Park University in Chicago. Geoff is a pastor, singer/songwriter, worship leader and ministry consultant, and serves the ECC as a member of the denomination’s Commission on Worship.

As we



Nothing

Post a Comment » Written on August 3rd, 2012     
Filed under: Bible, Local Church, Scripture, Writing and blogging
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Director of Worship Ministries at Redeemer Covenant Church in Tulsa, OK.

Tonight I’d like to offer a song. Sometimes music says more than our words alone can communicate, and I’ve been singing this



Remembering Who Our Friends Are (Unsung Song Themes)

Here’s a harder one. But it’s a question that’s been haunting me:

What are some of the important, but relatively distinctive, theological ideas that form the core of who we are as a Covenant church? And how, if at all,



9.5 Theses on Worship

Post a Comment » Written on November 21st, 2008     
Filed under: Articles, Bible, Core Values, Theology
No doubt, some of you have already seen this article by Gary Parrett; since it was posted at Christianity Today in 2005. I guess I’m behind in my reading. 9.5 Theses on Worship: A disputation on the role of


Yahweh?

4 comments Written on September 17th, 2008     
Filed under: Articles, Bible, Liturgy, Theology
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According to this article on the Christianity Today website the Vatican
has ruled that the word “Yahweh” should no longer be used in worship in
Roman Catholic churches.  The reason for this ruling is the longstanding
Jewish practice of not …