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OF KISSING & WORSHIPING

OF KISSING & WORSHIPING

Of Kissing & Worshiping We seem to speak of worship like it is its own thing, its own entity, like kissing. For example, I might say that kissing is something I do, something I like to do. It makes me feel good, romantic. It gives me goosebumps and makes me feel all tingly. And there […]

Content, Culture, Conflict

Content, Culture, Conflict

Short answers to big questions: What makes Christian worship  Christian?  What makes Christian worship  Worship?  Are there required ingredients for worship?  What separates Christian from pseudo-Christian worship? -What separates Christian from pseudo-Christian worship? -Acknowledgement of the deity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. -An orthodox acknowledgement of Scripture, the Church, forgiveness and the eschaton. -Agreement […]

Symbols?  Sacraments?  Signs?

Symbols? Sacraments? Signs?

Short answers to big questions: What are Symbols, Sacred Actions and Sacraments?  What is the significance of Baptism?  Why do some churches baptize infants?  What is the significance of Communion?  What is Sacred Time?  What are the advantages of observing the Christian Year? What are Symbols, Sacred Actions and Sacraments? -How do symbols and symbolic […]

What is the Meaning of Baptism? Communion? Sacrament?

Jim discusses the meaning of these terms in the Christian tradition. [pro-player width=’560′ height=’340′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4RjccKJpFg[/pro-player]

How do You Evaluate a Worship Service?

Jim discusses the appropriate criteria for evaluating a worship service. [pro-player width=’560′ height=’340′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfjtDzhluMQ[/pro-player]

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