The Vertical Habits:Music

See Part #1 of this post on some background for what The Vertical Habits are. - The Vertical Habits was initially developed as an exercise to correlate the basic parts of human communication with the communication that happens in worship between God and us, and through that deepen our understanding of the role of communication... Continue Reading →

Vertical Habits – resources for worship

Do you want a great resource for exploring the basic building blocks of communication in Worship?  The Vertical Habits is an approach to talking about worship that the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship has been developing for a number of years.  In 2006 Redeemer Presbyterian Church-indy and Cardiphonia were asked to develop some visual arts... Continue Reading →

Learning to Lament

Many of us in leadership in church's are wrestling with how to shepherd our people through the tragedy in Haiti right now.  Most of us don't know how to lament, and the church hasn't taught us.  At Christ the King we are repenting of this and trying to provide some basic materials to help people... Continue Reading →

Psalms in Worship

Here is a recent article on how church's are using the psalms in worship.  It is an interesting article that includes an interview with my friend Brian Moss.  They also use art that was created for the Vertical Habits grant that I participated in with artists from Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. Read more HERE:

Calvin Renewal Grants Colloquium

I spent the better part of last week up in Grand Rapids for the Worship Renewal Grants Colloquium which officially begins and ends the grant year for participating organizations. We gathered with grant recipients from 2008 and 2009 for a time of sharing, learning and worship. There were 1 or 2 people present from each... Continue Reading →

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