On Maundy Thursday the church remembers the last evening Jesus shared with his disciples in the upper room before his arrest and crucifixion. Maundy Thursday marks three key events in Jesus’ last week: his washing of his disciples’ feet, his institution of the Lord’s Supper, and his new commandment to love one another. This service... Continue Reading →
The Hopeful Realism blog has a two part extensive interview with Isaac Wardell from Bifrost Arts on their upcoming conference. You can also hear two new songs that will be on their album being released this spring. Part One - introduces Bifrost Arts Part Two - previews the April 22-24, 2013 conference taking place in Philadelphia... Continue Reading →
More info coming soon but you can now register for the Bifrost Arts conference coming up April 22-24 in Philadelphia. Follow the facebook page for event updates. As a prelude watch this video reflecting on last years conference. Download their new curriculum "Liturgy, Music, and Space."
Worship Leaders - here are a few practices that most preachers make a part of their weekly preparation that we can learn from. 1. Think both Series and Sundays. Most preachers are constantly working on a series of sermons as well as the content for a single sermon. This accomplishes a couple of goals. One,... Continue Reading →
I spent three days this week in St. Louis at the first - and what looks to be annual - BiFrost Arts Conference entitled "Liturgy, Music, and Space". The conference was hosted by Memorial Presbyterian (PCA) a beautiful faux-gothic church right on Forest park near U-City. A grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship... Continue Reading →
Here is a list of some worship leaders and song writers that I culled from the emails flying around the WRN email group this week. These are songs that have been helpful to all sorts of various contexts looking for new worship music. Most of the familiar ones (Sovereign Grace, Sojourn, etc) I've not listed... Continue Reading →
BiFrost Arts is hosting a conference on Liturgy, Music, and Space. Here is what they have to say.. -- Each week, we tell our congregations a story with how we use liturgy, how we use music, and how we use space in worship. Bifrost Arts has developed a small group and Sunday School curriculum entitled... Continue Reading →
A couple of months ago I picked up a new CD by BiFrost Arts called "Come O Spirit!" Anthology Of Hymns And Spiritual Songs.' After listening through it a lot recently these are the ones I think are the strongest congregational songs. Also, just read that BiFrost Arts will be helping with music at David... Continue Reading →