An Example of How to Exegete Image in Worship

The root word for religion is the same root word found in ligament. A ligament is connective tissue that holds two body parts together. In the church, we are the body of Christ and our religion is the connective tissue that holds us together. What if you were to build a worship service around this image? Here’s a quick brainstorm about how that might look.

Why We’re Missing the Mark on Metaphor and What To Do About It

If you’re like me, you were educated to make an argument by framing a proposition with statistical and anecdotal supporting evidence. While facts aren’t bad, the key to powerful communication is not analysis but the use of metaphors common to shared community life.

4 Models for the Creative Arts in Church

There are four different models for how churches approach what is commonly called the creative arts. I list them here in increasing order of artistry and effectiveness.

Powerful Films in Worship

The rise of the DSLR camera has created an exponential increase in the quality of locally produced short films for worship.