Core Values

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.

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Making Plans

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.

The ECC’s



Speak Friend and Enter

6 comments Written on June 29th, 2013     
Filed under: Core Values, Formation, Midwinter, Vocation and Call
Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

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It’s really nice to know that you’re not crazy.

My first full-time pastorate had started so well. Sure, there were a few



Ouch.

5 comments Written on October 19th, 2012     
Filed under: Core Values, Culture, Leadership, Local Church
Today’s post is written by Jo Anne Taylor, Director of Music and Worship at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN.

Last week, Geoff wrote:

“… when I look at the advertising for worship leader positions in the nation’s churches I



What are we looking for?

Post a Comment » Written on October 13th, 2012     
Filed under: Core Values, Culture, Leadership, Local Church
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 I



Dangerous

3 comments Written on September 28th, 2012     
Filed under: Core Values, Culture, Dangerous Worship, Missional, Music, Vocation and Call
Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

Let me tell you a little bit about myself.

I am a third-culture child, born to the daughter of Swiss immigrants and



Just

3 comments Written on July 27th, 2012     
Filed under: Core Values, Leadership, Spiritual Direction, Vocation and Call
Today’s post was written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

Before you read this post, please click over to Vimeo and watch this video. It’s worth your 2:45. TYPOGRAPHY

You are not



Don’t Ignore Your Core

5 comments Written on July 29th, 2011     
Filed under: Core Values, Formation, Leadership, Prayer, Scripture, Vocation and Call
Today’s guest post comes to us from Doreen Olson, Executive Minister of the Department of Christian Formation.

If you’re following the trends in exercise and fitness, you’ve probably heard the phrase “core strength.” It refers to the muscles of



Vision Casting, Finances and Digital Resources

CCC CandlesThe Better Together worship community continued to discuss a myriad of topics this week.  Among them were celebratory comments regarding one of our members who was recently published in the Huffington Post (congrats brother!), pondering discussions relating to the covenant …


December 15 is the Cutoff Date for Sharing Your Songs

Thanks to everyone who has sent in songs for consideration for use at Midwinter.


Sharing our Songs

The cutoff date for song submissions is December 15. Review will begin shortly after. Selected writers will be contacted early in January to