Formation

The Worship… Service?

8 comments Written on August 15th, 2014     
Filed under: Formation, Language, Leadership, Missional, Theology
1954-mercury-1950s-chevron-gas-advertising-postcard_t2by Matt Nightingale

This fall, the church I serve will kick off a series called #WeAreRedwood. We’ll be exploring our identity as God’s church… We’ll consider what it means to be disciples, community, witnesses and worshippers. To be the church



Sacrament

Post a Comment » Written on February 8th, 2014     
Filed under: Formation, Liturgy, Theology

By Chris Logan

I’m going to level with you: I’m kind of a science nerd. 

Shocking, I know. I grew up on “Reading Rainbow” and “Bill Nye the Science Guy” and “Ranger Rick” and pilfered copies of “Popular Science” (sorry



He Changed My Thinking: Remembering John Tavener (1944 – 2013)

2 comments Written on November 22nd, 2013     
Filed under: Arts, Culture, Current Events, Formation, Stories

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by Geoff Twigg

When I was seventeen, and in my last year of High School (which in England is called Grammar School, but we won’t worry about that…) I was very interested in studying music composition in college. One of



Perspective

1 Comment » Written on November 8th, 2013     
Filed under: Culture, Formation, Leadership, Local Church
Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

 

The word on the street is that perspective matters.

RelativityHow you understand what’s happening depends on where you’re standing. If you’re



I Was Wounded During Worship

2 comments Written on November 1st, 2013     
Filed under: Better Together, Devotional, Events, Formation, Health, Spiritual Direction, Stories


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by Lisa Eastman

I was wounded during worship.

It happened during the last song of the last set at Triennial XIV down in San Diego this last August. I was



Calling

6 comments Written on October 25th, 2013     
Filed under: Formation, Music, Vocation and Call

Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

My call to ministry is a bit eclectic. Everyone – including me – expected me to grow up and go into some



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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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


In the Moment

3 comments Written on August 24th, 2013     
Filed under: Formation, Leadership, Vocational Excellence

Today’s post is by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

NOLA-JAZZ-SAXWhen I was in sixth grade, I desperately wanted to join the jazz band. I loved the sound of jazz and wanted, more



Caps for Sale

Post a Comment » Written on July 29th, 2013     
Filed under: Formation, Stories, Vocation and Call

Today’s post is by Chris Logan, Pastor of Worship Arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.


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Once upon a time there was a man who sold hats, which he carried upon his head. One day he had a particularly