Thursday, 24 July 2014 15:19

I don’t think you know what that means

Church is not about the music, speaking, building, programming or overall functioning of the organization.

Published in Commentaries

Seminary students and faculty say a visit to India stretched their views of God’s role in their lives and taught them lessons about hospitality.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 23 June 2014 20:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Artists and pastors say artistic expression transforms the experience of sacred space and time — and that Baptists are catching on.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 18 November 2013 12:20

Singing faith: Hymns both praise and teach

Church music is not just for worship. It also is a tool for teaching what a congregation believes.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 18 November 2013 12:14

Singing Faith: The great texts endure

Why does some sacred music, like “Amazing Grace,” remain popular for generations while other worship songs come and go?

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 15:15

The work of praise

Portending peace for the earth

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 18 October 2013 12:39

At church with the Carters

Gathering for worship is a big deal, whether or not the congregation includes a former president of the United States.

Published in Seriously Funny
Monday, 16 September 2013 12:06

Book says Baptists embracing high church

 A new book sparks hope that more Baptists will embrace liturgical forms of worship as they come to see ancient traditions as inherently missional.

Published in People
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 15:39

You can't please everyone

It's impossible to please everyone when selecting music in the church, but pastors and music ministers must remember to be Christ-like when discussing and making those decisions.

Published in Vital Signs
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