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Church at Home

Minno, a new children’s digital media company, is responding to changes due to COVID-19 with a free resource for families unable to physically attend church. Minno’s free Church at Home program affords families an easy-to-use, home-based digital church school experience. Here is some information on what Church at Home offers at https://www.gominno.com/lp/church-at-home/: Three easy steps: […]

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What Is Real Worship?

In the life of a Christian, worship is a necessary discipline in developing a relationship with our Maker and Savior. How did I learn about real worship? There were times before taking classes through Artios Christian College (formerly, LifeSpring School of Ministry) when I believed that worship was only what happened at church with the […]

New American Standard Bible, 1995 Edition

Zondervan Bibles, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to release the New American Standard Bible, 1995 Edition, featuring the new, exclusive NASB Comfort Print® typeface. Universally recognized as the gold standard among word-for-word translations, the beloved New American Standard Bible, 1995 Edition, now delivers an exceptionally smooth reading experience, with a well-crafted, highly […]

Why We Keep Singing Together: Examining Our Approach

How do we navigate a universal function of the corporate body that our culture is slowly viewing with lessening fervor? Is singing in a church setting meaningful anymore? Is it a valuable part of who we are or simply a part of service?

Why We Keep Singing Together: Building Each Other Up

My local church’s worship team is really tremendous. Vocals, drums, guitars, piano—all very talented. Yet they just can’t quite measure up to my favorite worship band and they rarely play any of the songs on my faves list. Don’t get me wrong, I like our pastor (oh, wait, I am the pastor) but he just […]

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Why We Keep Singing Together: The Heart of Worship

Matt Redman penned these powerful opening words to the song, The Heart of Worship, in the late 1990s. These lyrics reflect what our attitude should be regarding worshiping together today: When the music fadesAll is stripped awayAnd I simply comeLonging just to bringSomething that’s of worthThat will bless your heartI’ll bring you more than a […]

Why We Keep Singing Together: A Timeless Act of Worship

Why do we keep singing together? To provide a clear answer we must explore two fundamental aspects of worship: why we sing and why we assemble. Robert Webber states that “The first act of worship is to assemble the people. This is no mere human act lacking in theological significance.  Rather, it is an act […]

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Worship by Design

Dynamic and life changing worship is the result of deliberate design.

Why We Keep Singing Together: A Collective Response of Love to God

When I was in elementary school, I attended church with a friend quite often. I now know that she attended a Pentecostal church, totally flamboyant and outwardly charismatic! To me, a child around the age of 10 or so, this church was both fascinatingly addictive and terrifying all at the same time. They danced in […]

Why We Keep Singing Together: An Artios Roundtable Discussion

  For anyone who grew up participating in church communities, the act of singing is almost synonymous with worship. It’s what every congregation, regardless of denomination, location, language, or culture has in common. We all sing songs of adoration and submission to our God. In fact, its been this way throughout history. But how often […]