Category Archives: Components of the worship service

Considerations on the Lord’s Supper (Part 2): Meal or Not?

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Considerations on the Lord’s Supper (Part 1)

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The Effects of the English Reformation on the English People: Outdoors to Indoors?

An interesting summary by Scarisbrick as to how the changes wrought in the Reformation affected the religious lives of the people of England: It effected a shift from a religion of symbol and allegory, ceremony and formal gesture to one that … Continue reading

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Edwards on Singing

“The duty of singing praises to God seems to be appointed wholly to excite and express religious affections. No other reason can be assigned, why we should express ourselves to God in verse, rather than in prose, and do it … Continue reading

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Weekly Observance of the Supper

Came across this article by Ray Van Neste advocating weekly observance of the Supper (HT: Scott Aniol). The most frequent argument against a weekly observance that I hear is that it will make the practice rote and mindless. While a … Continue reading

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A different service

I traveled to North Carolina this past weekend, and visited a Baptist church for their Sunday morning service.  It was an interesting and thought-provoking time.  Some observations: The service was ordered, serious (though not somber!), and reverent.  To be very … Continue reading

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A model statement of ministry methodology

You would profit from taking the time to read the thoughtfully presented philosophy of worship and ministry set forth by New Covenant Baptist Church in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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