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Worship and Sacrament

Why do Anglicans do all those strange things they do? Winfield Bevins explains the significance of liturgy in the Anglican Church.

What's with all those movements they're making? Winfield Bevins explains the rich meaning of all the bowing, crossing, and kneeling Anglicans do during worship.

As a part of our "rearview mirror" series, we asked worship director Marty Reardon to share his church's Order of Worship from Pentecost. Use...

How exactly does liturgy form us, and how might the adoption of the Christian calendar help disciple us in the image of Christ? Watch this video interview with Marty Reardon as he explains a critical element of worship design.

Before we stylized the sacrament to make it expedient for large worship gatherings, the early church had some very distinct practices surrounding the communion. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary with Dr. Ruth Anne Reese as she explains the historical backdrop of the early church's experience with the Last Supper.

Do worship services just come together, or should we put some thought into their design? Watch this video interview with Marty Reardon as he discusses the four stages of a powerfully structured divine service.

So, you've been convinced that singing the Psalms would be a good thing for your congregation. Now, how in the world do you actually do it? Patrick Bourckel shares five practical ways to sing the Psalms.

Why does it matter whether we sing the Psalms or just say them? Patrick Bourckel is here to teach us why it matters.

Have the form, but not the power? Jonathan Lawson shares a profound perspective on how evangelicalism neglected the sacramental nature of worship in integrating contemporary-style worship services in mainline denominations.

What is the term, Communion Sunday, all about? Why do we use it? Jason Nelson gives 10 great reasons why we should ditch it altogether, as well as a prescription for encountering a unique kind of grace each week.

Renowned author and biblical scholar N. T. Wright sits down with J.D. Walt, Maxie Dunnam and Ben Witherington III to talk about his view on justification and salvation, and other things like baptism, worship and the new atheism.

I've often thought of my life as having been lived on the edge of the liturgy. I suspect that perspective will resonate with many...