By: Molly T. Marshall Worship is not for spectators. It's more than the regular work of the choir, musicians and pastoral staff. When churches observe the Christian year, they open up space for creative artistry in all the congregants.
By: Mark Tidsworth Not long ago, faith communities argues over the correct worship style. Today, far more than style, we know engaging worship requires authenticity, genuineness, engagement and risk-taking.
By: Brock Ratcliff Eastertide – the seven Sundays after resurrection day that form a happy antithesis to the Lenten season – represents joy, astonishment and the heavy exhale of a people who no longer fear death.
By: Larry Coleman Baptists have their own informal liturgical calendar. The more you embed your life in the Christian calendar, the more meaningful the gospel will become. It's an invitation to experience all of Christ repeatedly.
By: Larry Coleman If it took the ancient church a century to birth Lenten practices, realize you aren't going to make it all happen in your church this March. Here are a few ways to slowly introduce Lenten liturgies.