Posts tagged with ‘worship’

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A Personal Message

by Sharon Ross
Two hands touching fingertips to show that we remain connected

Sharon has written a personal message to all of us. The past two weeks have been hard, let her words encourage you.

IHOW: International House of Worship

by Jonathan Lonsway
image biracial family of enjoying dinner together

We learn some important life lessons around the dinner table. How to be polite, to be patient, to thank the chef, how to have a conversation, and how to slow down and savor are just some of the many lessons my parents tried to teach me, but by far the most important was how to try new […]

Worship: The Holy Spirit Enlightens

by Pastor Aaron Werner

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth. [John 4:24] God’s action in worship God meets us in worship. We experience the Holy Spirit drawing us into a deeper life with God during every part of the liturgy. For example: †      Confession and Forgiveness: Christ forgives our sins and […]

Baptism: God Pours Out the Holy Spirit

by Pastor Aaron Werner

You will be baptized in the Holy Spirit. [Acts 11:16] What is baptism?* Baptism is more than water. It is water used according to God’s command, connected with God’s Word, and granting God’s promised blessing of the Holy Spirit. And Jesus came and said to them, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing […]