Theology

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



Vision

1 Comment » Written on May 30th, 2014     
Filed under: Culture, Leadership, Liturgy, Missional, Style of Worship, Theology
by Chris Logan

“Sometimes we try too hard to manufacture something that is so much richer when we just let it happen.”

3430144_origA friend of mine wrote this the other day, and it resonated with me. Much proverbial ink has



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



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


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



Gauging Response

10 comments Written on November 2nd, 2012     
Filed under: Leadership, Theology
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Director of Worship Ministries at Redeemer Covenant Church in Tulsa, OK.

I’ve been a full-time worship pastor for over 12 years. My great desire, my clear call from the Lord, is to help



Seeking the Mind of Christ… Together

Post a Comment » Written on May 11th, 2012     
Filed under: Better Together, Culture, Social Networking, Technical Arts, Theology
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.

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Redeeming Performance or Performing Redemption?

4 comments Written on May 6th, 2012     
Filed under: Formation, Leadership, Resources for Worship, Style of Worship, Theology
Today’s post comes to us from Zanne Dailey, a credentialed Covenant pastor, attending Marin Covenant Church in San Rafael, California. She’s also the founder of Triunity Worship Consulting.

How often have you heard or been involved in this  discussion?



Cause for Celebration

3 comments Written on September 23rd, 2011     
Filed under: Culture, Local Church, Missional, Theology
Celebrate!Today’s post is written by Chris Logan, Worship Pastor at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS.

The occasion of several birthdays in our worship arts family this week got me thinking about the importance of celebration. Throughout the scriptures, celebration



Theology of Music

4 comments Written on August 19th, 2011     
Filed under: Music, Theology
Today’s post is written by Jo Anne Taylor, Director of Music and Worship at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN.

What is your theology of music? How do you express your faith through music as you worship God with your