Season of Lent
A sermon starter and commentary by Luke Powery on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary.
Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources
This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs.
Reading Julian on Good Friday
Drawing from the writings of Julian of Norwich, this Good Friday article by Jason Lief presents the sufferings of Christ on the cross as a symbol of finding new life in foolishness rather than honor.
Why Ash Wednesday?
Ash Wednesday became the day that marked the beginning of the Lenten renewal. Laura Smit explores the use of ash on Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers.
Advent in the Marketplace
Cameron Lee talks about the shopping culture during the Advent season. "If we celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but not Advent, what does that say about us?" He encourages us to seek the coming of...
Hymn: I Am The Bread Of Heaven (SATB Choir & Congregation)
Sandy Willard Rogers sends this new Communion hymn for SATB choral use.
Hymn: I Am The Bread Of Heaven
This new Communion hymn is offered in three settings: for congregation and choir, for congregation with modulation, and for congregation in one key.
Heaven Bound, No Earthly Good?
In this article, Karen Wilk explores the outcome of a church that is so solely preoccupied with a future in heaven that it forgets to be present in the brokenness of this earth.
Heaven Shall Not Wait
"Heaven shall not wait for the poor to lose..." This is a hymn by John L. Bell about the presence and justice of heaven.
Full Text Hymns on Heaven
When We All Get to HeavenPD
Heaven Came DownPD
Heaven is my homePD
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The Peasant and Death at the Gates of Heaven and Hell
This late 19th century painting by Hugo Simberg depicts two contrasting eternities, with each the living at the door of heaven and the dead at the door of hell.
Hymn: Spilling Sunshine, Love And Laughter
This hymn was composed in 2005, and is set to the tune, HEAVEN.
Is Heaven a City?
Contextual notes on Revelation 21:1-27 by Chelsey Harmon: when John says the city, the symbolic New Jerusalem, comes down from heaven, what hope and relief the people must have felt!
Hymn: Heaven Waits With Eager Longing
This hymn for Earth Day and the Festival of God's Creation is rooted in Romans 8:19, Psalm 19:1, and Psalm 24:1. It is set to the familiar tune REGENT SQUARE.
Heaven Can't Wait
In this sermon starter, David Lose reflects on heaven, focusing on Philippians 2:12 and Paul's description of working out our salvation in the presence of Jesus, which is, in a word, heaven.
Heaven And Hell
In this short video clip, John Michael Talbot shares his take on who will go to heaven and who will go to hell. (Length: 02:00)
Heaven Is My Goal
Heaven Is My Goal by Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir, from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, was recorded in 1979.