Caring for creation

August 17, 2010 by  
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Christians have different opinions about issues like global warming and climate change, but most agree on God’s command in Genesis that humans should “rule over” and take care of His creation. The Evangelical Environmental Network is based on the same teaching and exists to help Christians “tend the garden” in God-honoring ways. The non-profit organization […]

Anticipating the new creation

June 22, 2010 by  
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The church should reawaken its hunger for beauty at every level. This is essential and urgent. It is central to Christian living that we should celebrate the goodness of creation, ponder its present brokenness, and, insofar as we can, celebrate in advance the healing of the world, the new creation itself. Art, music, literature, dance, […]

Celebrating generously

June 15, 2010 by  
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From invitations to wedding favors, the I Do Foundation offers engaged couples an opportunity to “celebrate generously” and raise money for the charity of their choice through direct donations and charitable gift registries with major retail partners. Since its launch in 2002, the I Do Foundation has granted more than $6 million to charities like […]

A Lifestyle

May 25, 2010 by  
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By Tim Foot To me, worship is all about living my life in direct response to God’s AMAZING grace–it’s somehow grasping the extent of His love for me and His mercy and letting that overflow in how I live, love and learn. Worship is starting the day by dedicating it to God and His plan. […]

Helping flood victims

May 10, 2010 by  
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The Worship Network is based in Nashville, TN—a city ravaged by floods last week. But the residents of “The Volunteer State” are pulling together and living up to their nickname, as thousands of people worked together to help the victims this past weekend. Here’s a report from local newspaper The Tennessean. Volunteers turn out in […]

Loving Prostitutes

May 4, 2010 by  
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Two remarkable ministries, one in Athens and one in Amsterdam, provide friendship and practical support like legal advice and job training to prostitutes looking for a way out of their profession. Many of these women were trafficked, or forced into prostitution. They face torture or murder for turning against the men they work for, and […]

The Size of God

April 27, 2010 by  
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By Brian Petak I once heard someone say that “the size of your worship is determined by the size of your God.” In other words, if my view of God is teeny-tiny, my response in worship to Him will correspondingly be teeny-tiny. On the other hand, if my view of God is HUGE–as it should […]

Something “better than a hallelujah”

April 5, 2010 by  
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Contemporary Christian artist Amy Grant just released her new album “Somewhere Down the Road” and its first single, “Better than a Hallelujah.” The song is a perfect “Worship Is” for the week following Easter! Enjoy and click here to learn more and buy Amy’s album.

Singing a Prayer

March 5, 2010 by  
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From joining the Grand Ole Opry at just 21 years old, to winning 21 Grammy awards (more than any other female artist), to her work on the best-selling soundtrack for the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Alison Krauss has transformed bluegrass music into a fan favorite. But some of her most powerful songs are […]

A Dialogue by Israel Houghton

January 18, 2010 by  
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So how would you answer the sentence “Worship is…..” ? Most people think worship is music, but it’s more than that. It’s a conversation among friends, a dialogue. Psalm 107 says, “Let the redeemed of the Lord say so,” and worship is the grateful response of the redeemed. And it’s not just singing or saying […]

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