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Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Cross of Wood A black and white symbol imitating the ashen mark of the cross, suggesting the ruggedness and earthiness of our sinfulness and the suffering and death of Christ on our behalf. Resource type: Image Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Elizabeth Steele Halstead
The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday Based on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects on different aspects of the painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when... Resource type: Image Source: Loyola Press Author: Daniella Zsupan-Jerome
Contemporary Service for Ash Wednesday This outline of an Ash Wednesday service provides video, prayer, and song suggestions. Resource type: Service Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries
History of Hymns: “Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy” This offers background and commentary on the 1759 hymn by Joseph Hart (1712-1768): "Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy." Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: C. Michael Hawn Ash Wednesday Worship Outline of a worship service of repentance and renewal for Ash Wednesday, including prayers, invitation, scripture, music, imposition of ashes, benediction, and a link to a meditation by Debra Rienstra. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Debra Rienstra
Confession and Identity This article sees faith as a public confession and identity. Taking cues from Acts, it says Christians are those whose common life positions them for visibility in the world as a witness to Jesus Christ. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: C. Kavin Rowe Balance Beam of Faith Preaching notes by Scott Hoezee on Hebrews 12:18-29: Christians are on the balance beam of faith. To stay on the beam we have to know BOTH how gracious Jesus is AND how radically holy he is. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Scott E. Hoezee History of Hymns: “Depth of Mercy” This offers background and commentary on Charles Wesley's 1740 hymn, “Depth of Mercy.” Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Ronnie Wilson Full Text Hymns on Confession of Faith O for a faith that will not shrinkPD
Alleluia! Alleluia!PD
Faith of our fathers, living stillPD
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"He Descended into Hell" In this paper, Keith L. Johnson explains the meaning of "he descended into hell" from the Apostle's Creed and what this descent actually means for our life of faith. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Keith L. Johnson Sweet Hours of Prayer Study Guide and Adult Sunday School lesson based on the practice of fixed hours of prayer. Liturgical elements and study questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz We Are Failing at Confession In this article, Lisa Nichols Hickman says that protestants are failing in our prayers of confession. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Lisa Hickman Faith This article demonstrates how four lectionary texts inform our understanding of faith: Faith isn't a substance (Luke 17:5-10), isn't easy (Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4), doesn't oppose doubt (Psalm 37:1-9), and isn't solitary (2 Timothy 1:1-14). Resource type: Article Source: Working Preacher Author: David J Lose The wisdom of women In this article, Sister Mary Luke Jones of Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Indiana shares 10 things she has learned from spending time with protestant women pastors. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Mary Luke Jones Confession of Faith A responsive confession of faith, based on the Apostles' Creed. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Reformed Worship Author: Keith Lohman
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